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Why feminisms? On power, care and the failure to cope

by Tomás Ojeda

On Wednesday 3 October 2018, LSE Gender PhD students organised an event titled ‘Why feminisms? An open discussion about doing gender research’. During this event, MSc and PhD students discussed what inspired them to study gender. Three PhD students then presented their thoughts about doing feminist research in this particular moment in history: one where gender studies faces […]

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    We are tomorrow’s gender history: integrating gender into historical research today

We are tomorrow’s gender history: integrating gender into historical research today

by Catherine Baker

 

French, British and Italian ministers at the Paris Peace Conference. Photo: the George Grantham Bain collection at the Library of Congress.

The faces are clean-shaven, the top hats are gone, and the photos are in colour, but the signing of the Dayton Peace Agreement in 1995 had one major thing in common with the Paris Peace Conference in […]

Dženderizam nesting in Serbia

by Adriana Zaharijević

Until recently, there were no gender panics in Serbia. We had our own little panics about local culprits, scapegoats and traitors, targeted mostly at anti-nationalists and anti-war activists, many of which were indeed women and some self-declared feminists. The so called ‘homosexual agenda’, a Serbian precedent of ‘gender agenda’, has been to a certain extent discussed among […]

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    7 practical tips on how to study gender and what to do with it

7 practical tips on how to study gender and what to do with it

by Annette Behrens

When I graduated from my masters at the LSE Gender Institute in 2013, I found it difficult to put into action all the things I had learnt. The year was very intense, fun and engaging, but it took me some time to figure out what to do with the experience and knowledge. Studying gender can be very different […]

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    Would the world really be a better place with women in charge? A literary analysis of Naomi Alderman’s The Power

Would the world really be a better place with women in charge? A literary analysis of Naomi Alderman’s The Power

by Ida Aaskov Dolmer

The relationship between gender and power is without a doubt a touchy and highly debated subject. In current times, despite decades of feminist fighting, men still hold and wield most political and social power. Because of the perceived rigidity of gender identities and gender roles, it is difficult to imagine a world where these power relations […]

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    When ‘European values’ do not count: Anti-gender ideology and the failure to comprehensively address GBV in Ukraine

When ‘European values’ do not count: Anti-gender ideology and the failure to comprehensively address GBV in Ukraine

by Elise Ketelaars

This blog post is part of a series of posts on transnational anti-gender politics jointly called by the LSE Department of Gender Studies and Engenderings with the aim of discussing how we can make sense of and resist the current attacks on gender studies, ‘gender ideology’ and individuals working within the field. This post discusses how anti-gender politics have prevented […]

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    Attack on Freedom of Education in Hungary. The case of gender studies

Attack on Freedom of Education in Hungary. The case of gender studies

by Andrea Pető 

This blog post is part of a series of posts on transnational anti-gender politics jointly called by the LSE Department of Gender Studies and Engenderings with the aim of discussing how we can make sense of and resist the current attacks on gender studies, ‘gender ideology’ and individuals working within the field. 

In early August 2018, when Budapest usually suffocates […]

(Anti-)Gender and international relations

by Sarah Smith

This blog post is part of a series of posts on transnational anti-gender politics jointly called by the LSE Department of Gender Studies and Engenderings with the aim of discussing how we can make sense of and resist the current attacks on gender studies, ‘gender ideology’ and individuals working within the field. 

As someone interested in gender and its relationships […]

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    Heteroactivism: Why examining ‘gender ideology’ isn’t enough

Heteroactivism: Why examining ‘gender ideology’ isn’t enough

by Kath Browne and Catherine Nash

This is the first blog in a series of posts on transnational anti-gender politics jointly called by the LSE Department of Gender Studies and Engenderings with the aim of discussing how we can make sense of and resist the current attacks on gender studies, ‘gender ideology’ and individuals working within the field.

Gender ideology is […]

Transnational Anti-Gender Politics

In light of the recent ban of gender studies in Hungary, the LSE Department of Gender Studies and Engenderings are calling for contributions to a blog post series on transnational anti-gender politics. Not only in Hungary have gender studies and feminist thought become the target of vicious attacks. In Germany, gender studies are consistently targeted as a pseudo-science that […]

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