Seminar Programme for Michaelmas Term 2018

Vernacularizing ‘Empowerment’ - decentering feminist global discourse

WEEK 1. 11th October

Dr Stephanie Urdang, Independent Scholar and Writer

Mapping My Way Home: Reflections on Writing Feminist History as Memoir

WEEK 2. 18th October

Professor Nina Takashino, Tohoku University, Japan/Visiting Research Fellow at IGS

Women’s Empowerment in Rural Matrilineal Society of Meghalaya, India NOTE change of VENUE: OLD LIBRARY

WEEK 3. 25th October

Dr Nina Ansary, Visiting Fellow, Centre for Women, Peace and Security, LSE

Iranian Women's Empowerment and The Global Fight For Equal Rights

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WEEK 5. 8th November

Dr María G. Navarro, University of Salamanca

Gender and Social Capital in Deliberative Cultures

WEEK 6. 15th November

Dr Noorul Ainur Mohd. Nur, 2002 Goldman Sachs Visiting Research Fellow, IGS, University of Oxford

The Perspective of the Quadruple Helix Model: Establishing a Gender-Based Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

WEEK 7. 22nd November

Zhou Yunyun, University of Oxford

Narrating Funü Ganbu: Discourses, Representations and Subjectivities of Political Women in Post-Socialist China

WEEK 8. 29th November

Catherine Briddick, ODID, University of Oxford

Europe’s commitment to combatting violence against women: rhetoric or reality?

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