Monthly Archives: February 2017

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    Practicing Decoloniality 2/3: Transnational Feminist Solidarity

Practicing Decoloniality 2/3: Transnational Feminist Solidarity

On Wednesday 22nd February 2017, PhD students at the Gender Institute organised a roundtable discussion and interactive workshop titled Practicing Decoloniality in Gender Studies. This short series of posts presents the transcripts of the three speakers’ discussion papers, following up with Louisa Acciari’s call to action in solidarity for outsourced cleaners in UK academic institutions and Brazilian domestic workers […]

February 28th, 2017|Featured, Politics, Society|0 Comments|

Practicing Decoloniality 1/3: Decolonial Discomforts

On Wednesday 22nd February 2017, PhD students at the Gender Institute organised a roundtable discussion and interactive workshop titled Practicing Decoloniality in Gender Studies. This short series of posts presents the transcripts of the three speakers’ discussion papers, kicking off with Priya Raghavan’s reflections on her encounters with decoloniality in the neoliberal academy during her first year of PhD […]

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    Ideology trumps gender: Left-wing women and British party politics

Ideology trumps gender: Left-wing women and British party politics

by Rosanna Hutchings

 

Although  British political parties have increased the number of female MPs in Parliament, a neoliberal framework privileges a liberal feminist approach to politics that leaves women with a very specific kind of female representative that fails to represent the interests of the majority of female voters. The women that are visible within the centre-left Labour Party are those […]

February 20th, 2017|Featured, Politics, Society|0 Comments|
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    When attendance is resistance – Why, as a Muslim woman, I am not going to boycott #ISA2017

When attendance is resistance – Why, as a Muslim woman, I am not going to boycott #ISA2017

In this post, Jennifer Philippa Eggert  explains why, as a Muslim woman, she is not going to boycott the ISA conference in the US.

 

 

In the wake of the recent executive order banning citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US, a possible ban of the upcoming ISA conference has been discussed in academic circles. As a German passport holder […]

February 9th, 2017|Featured, General, Society|2 Comments|

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