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Academic Year 2009-2010

Public talks in Easter 2010:

  • Professor Dame Gillian Beer, Emeritus Professor of English Literature, University of Cambridge discusses Darwin and the Descent of Woman with Professor Jim Secord, Darwin Correspondence Project, University of Cambridge and Professor Juliet Mitchell, Emeritus Professor of Psychoanalysis and Gender Studies, University of Cambridge on 2 June 2010 in The Perceval Room, The Pitt Building, Trumpington Street, Cambridge.
  • Professor Bonita Meyersfeld, Head of Gender, Centre for Applied Legal Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg discusses her latest book entitled Domestic Violence and International Law with Dr Sharath Srinivasan, Centre of Governance and Human Rights, University of Cambridge and Dr Jude Browne, University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies on 5 May 2010 in the Keynes Lecture Theatre, King's College, Cambridge.
  • Professor Miri Rubin, Professor of Medieval and Early Modern History, Queen Mary, University of London discusses her book entitled Mother of God: A History of the Virgin Mary with Professor Juliet Mitchell, Emeritus Professor of Psychoanalysis and Gender Studies, University of Cambridge and Dr Ulinka Rublack, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge on 29 April 2010 in the Keynes Hall, King's College, Cambridge.

Public talks in Lent 2010:

  • 13th Gender Symposium on Gender and Scales of Empowerment: subjectivities, connections and belongings held on 12 March 2010 in the Yusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ's College, Cambridge. Participants included: Professor Catherine Campbell, Professor Cindi Katz, Dr Matt Houlbrook, Dr Nayanika Mookherjee, and Professor Cynthia Cockburn. 
  • Mr David Kato, Advocacy/Litigation officer at Sexual Minorities
    Uganda (SMUG) gives a talk on A matter of life and death: the struggle for Ugandan gay rights on 24 February 2010 in the Upper Hall, Jesus College, Cambridge.
  • Professor Henrietta Moore, William Wyse Chair of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge gives a talk on The Disenchantments of Sexuality on 4 February 2010 in the Upper Hall, Jesus College, Cambridge.

  • Dr Celia Roberts, Deparment of Sociology, Lancaster University discusses her book entitled Messengers of Sex on 15 January 2010 in the Upper Hall, Jesus College, Cambridge.

Public talks in Michaelmas 2009:

  • Professor Karen O'Brien, Professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick and Dr Istvan Hont, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge, discusses her book entitled Women and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century Britain on 13 November 2009 in the Upper Hall, Jesus College, Cambridge.
  • Professor Nancy Hewitt, Visiting Pitt Professor of American History and Institutions, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge gives a talk on Not Our Mother's Movement: Historical Amnesia and the Attenuated Legacies of U.S. Feminism on 2 November 2009 in the Upper Hall, Jesus College, Cambridge.