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    Why feminism: On quantitative analysis and divergent understandings of gender

Why feminism: On quantitative analysis and divergent understandings of gender

by Jenny Chanfreau

On Wednesday 27 September 2017, LSE Gender PhD students organised an event titled Why feminism? An open discussion about doing gender research. During this event, PhD and MSc students from a range of disciplines engaged in a conversation framed around a series of questions: What does it mean to say we are working with gender studies? What […]

Unpacking Consent: An interdisciplinary bibliography

by Harriet Gray 

Debates around sexual violence often place consent – and, in particular, the lack of it – at the heart of their definitions. In popular discourse as well as in legal judgements, consent is the hinge around which a particular act is understood as ‘sex’ or, alternatively, as ‘violence.’ However, despite the simplicity and rigidity often attributed to […]

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    Masculinities at the Margins: A Feminist Curiosity of Gender, Militarism and War

Masculinities at the Margins: A Feminist Curiosity of Gender, Militarism and War

by Amanda Chisholm and Joanna Tidy

For scholars of feminist IR and those applying a critical lens to militaries, gender and war, military masculinities is a familiar concept—one that tells a story with which we are well-acquainted. This is a story of hegemonic gender power and its performativities and how they structure and sustain institutional violence. The concept has been […]

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    Call for Abstracts (special issue proposal): “Lesbian Theory, Feminist Politics: Transnational Perspectives”

Call for Abstracts (special issue proposal): “Lesbian Theory, Feminist Politics: Transnational Perspectives”

 

Editors: Ilana Eloit (LSE, Gender Institute) and Clare Hemmings (LSE, Gender Institute)

This is a call for abstracts for a journal special issue on the above theme. We are negotiating with a feminist journal currently, and will take this forward once we have a full set of abstracts for consideration. Provisional publication date is December 2019; first drafts of papers […]

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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|

About that march on Saturday 21st

An international march was organised by feminist groups across 20 countries last Saturday, 21st of January, following the election of Trump as the president of the United States. This march gathered an important diversity of organisations, making thousands of people unite around the world in protest to Trump’s election, in defence of woman’s rights, and against discourses of hate and racism. […]

Justice for the LSE Cleaners!

by the Engenderings editorial team 

 

Sign the open letter here
 

Did you ever stop to think what the LSE would look like, if the toilets and common spaces were not cleaned, and the bins never emptied? Would you be able to attend a lecture, or work in your office if someone had not performed this essential work for you?

This someone is a […]

Still dealing in dichotomies?!

On January 18, 2013, The New York Times reported anticipation among leading women of the world about the rise and globalization of women’s issues. A month later, however, The Observer reported a decline in women’s presence in British public life. So which is it? Are women’s issues genuinely featuring more seriously on the political agenda and are we truly witnessing […]

Radical Feminist Conference 2012 – Radically Limited?

In this post, Sarah Burton explores the radical feminist stance of the RadFem 2012 conference organizers in relation to the term ‘women born women living as women’. She considers if indeed it is possible to neatly and clearly delineate the word ‘woman’ and argues that binary and static notions of identity categories obscures the real, tangible ways in which ordinary […]

Welcome to Engenderings

From Anne Phillips, Director of the LSE Gender Institute:
The Engenderings blog should be a great forum for all those puzzling questions that continue to preoccupy us, including how to understand the extraordinary persistence of gender hierarchies and gender straitjackets in the midst of dramatic global transformations. Providing an online space for creative and accessible analysis and critique, and welcoming […]

October 11th, 2011|General|0 Comments|

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