Open lecture with Prof. Clare Hemmings

Poster for open lecture with Prof. Clare Hemmings

Welcome to an open lecture with Professor Clare Hemmings, London School of Economics, "Gender Travels: Feminism Violence and Male Authority in an Age of Right-Wing Populism"

Date: Thursday February 21, 16.00-18.00
Venue: Humanities Theatre

Clare Hemmings is Professor of Feminist Theory at the Department of Gender Studies at London School Economics. A leading scholar in European Gender studies, Hemmings has authored numerous articles and books that have been formative for the discipline, and particularly for feminist theory and sexuality studies. Among her books are Bisexual Spaces (2002), Why Stories Matter: The Political Grammar of Feminist Theory (2011) and Considering Emma Goldman: Feminist Politics of Ambivalence and the Historical Imagination (2017). Hemmings uses multiple methodologies and methods to explore how knowledge is produced and how we might make it work for change.

Presented as part of the international symposium European gender research in an age of right-wing populism, growing racism and anti-gender ideologies, this lecture is co-sponsored by the Centre for Gender research, the Centre for Multidisciplinary Research on Racism, the European Journal of Women’s Studies, and with support from Uppsala Forum on Democracy, Peace and Justice.

The lecture is free of charge and open to the public.

Open lecture with Dr. Alyosxa Tudor

Poster for open lecture with Dr. Alyosxa Tudor

Welcome to an open lecture with Dr Alyosxa Tudor SOAS, University of London, "Decolonising Queer-Feminist Pedagogies: Teaching Trans/Gender in the Face of the Rise of the Global Right"

Date: Friday February 22, 11.30-13.
Venue: HumanitiesTheatre

Alyosxa Tudor received their PhD from Tema Genus at Linköping University and is Assistant Professor of Gender studies at SOAS, University of London, UK. Their work connects trans and queer feminist approaches with transnational feminism and postcolonial studies, with a focus on (knowledge production on) migrations, diasporas and borders in relation to critiques of Eurocentrism and processes of gendering and racialisation.

Presented as part of the international symposium European gender research in an age of right-wing populism, growing racism and anti-gender ideologies, this lecture is co-sponsored by the Centre for Gender research, the Centre for Multidisciplinary Research on Racism, the European Journal of Women’s Studies, and with support from Uppsala Forum on Democracy, Peace and Justice.

The lecture is free of charge and open to the public.