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Confronting Gender Inequality in Uncertain Times. Wednesday 11 January 2017. Time: 6.30-8pm,LSE, Old Theatre, Old Building
Since the publication of the LSE Gender Institute’s Commission on Gender, Inequality and Power in the Autumn of 2015, we have seen a range of policy initiatives in the economic, political, legal and media realms. But the climate in which policy is being formulated and implemented has also been transformed – in already obvious but also less calculable ways – by the outcome of last summer’s referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU and the formation of a new government. In this event, a distinguished panel of speakers drawn from each of the spheres tackled by the Commission will assess the likely impact of developments since the LSE report. What is the outlook for the Commission’s proposals and for gender equality in a post-Brexit world in which the prospects of increased public spending are uncertain; resort to the European Court of Justice is in question; and social cleavages have been thrown into sharp relief? Click here for more information
Transformation of Gender: Reflections in Legal Research and Practice. Nordic Law and Gender Conference 2017 – University of Turku, Finland: May 11-12th, 2017.
Call for papers. The conference calls for different perspectives on how the changing understandings of sex and gender and intersectionality are reflected in law, legal research, legal practices and theories. Theoretical and legal papers discussing any field of law are welcomes. Doctoral students and post doc researchers are encouraged to submit papers. A call for papers will be opened in January, 2017. Click here for more information