ICA/n.paradoxa Feminist Art Seminars

Some seats are still available at the ICA/n.paradoxa Feminist Art Seminars  on 18 May and 15 June 2011, led and organised by Katy Deepwell, Editor of n.paradoxa  (www.ktpress.co.uk) Tickets for these events are £5 and can be booked online at http://www.ica.org.uk or through the ICA Box Office +44 (0)20 7930 3647 Venue: Cinema 2, Institute…

Panel Discussion – On What Terms?: Re-Thinking Feminism and Radicalism

A Panel Discussion organized by: The Birkbeck Interdisciplinary Gender and Sexuality (BIGS) Postgraduate Group 5th April 2011, 6.30-8.30 pm Birkbeck College, Room 151, Malet Street Building Panelists: Tamsin Omond, Jonathan Dean, Laurie Penny In our contemporary moment ‘radicality’ and ‘radicalism’ are frequently utilized terms, in particular with relation to the ongoing student, environmental and anti-cuts…

LGBT event at the Working Class Movement Library

FROM THE WORKING CLASS MOVEMENT LIBRARY: Join us on Saturday 12 February as we mark LGBT History Month with an exploration and celebration of lesbian gay bisexual transgender history through the fascinating collection at the Library. Using live music, art and performance with singer /songwriter Claire Mooney, political cartoonist Fanny Cattran and readings from the…

Seminar – Feminism and New Reproductive Technologies

Life Cycles Seminar Series Institute of Historical Research Senate House, London WC1E Tuesdays, 5.15 p.m, Pollard room 08/02/2011, 5.15 p.m, Prof. Veronique Mottier (Cambridge) ‘Feminism and New Reproductive Technologies’ This talk will examine the role and impact of new reproductive technologies on current politics of the body. Whereas practices such as abortion and contraception have…

Event – Women Make Film History

Women Make Film History Saturday 4th December 2010, 2 – 4.30pm £8 / £6 concessions In collaboration with the Women’s Film History Network, The Women’s Library presents a series of feminist films which examine the ways that women have used filmmaking to explore the world and bring gender issues into a public forum. This event…

Seminar – ‘My work is everywhere…’: struggle, class and gender in Italian trade union feminism (1960s-70s)” (Reading, UK)

As part of the AHRC-funded seminar series “Democracy in Italy: from the end of Fascism to Berlusconi”, Dr. Maud Bracke from Glasgow University will give a paper entitled ” ‘My work is everywhere…’: struggle, class and gender in Italian trade union feminism (1960s-70s)”. Friday 11 June 2010, 4 pm Centre for Modern Italian History –…

Lecture – Eva Gore-Booth (Salford, UK)

The North West Labour HIstory  Society are holding a history lecture on the Irish and trade unionism  on Sunday 18th April 2010, 2pm at the Working Class Movement Library, 51 Crescent Salford M5 4WX. www.wcml.org.uk There will be two speakers: Sonja Tiernan and Francis Devine Sonja Tiernan will  speak about Eva Gore-Booth (1870-1926). Born in Sligointo the Anglo-Irish gentry,  Eva came to Manchester in 1896…

Women’s History Seminar – `The co-operation of ladies who are not Christians´: sectarianism in British women’s organisations c. 1885-1914 (London, UK)

Women’s History Seminar Institute of Historical Research University of London Fortnightly, Fridays at 5.15 Low Countries Room (3rd Floor) Friday, 4 December, 5.15pm, Low Countries Room Anne Summers (Birkbeck) `The co-operation of ladies who are not Christians´: sectarianism in British women’s organisations c. 1885-1914 Please feel free to circulate this announcement to anyone who might be interested.…