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Dr Julienne Obadia: Lecturer in Gender Studies

We are delighted to announce that Dr Julienne Obadia will be joining the Centre as Lecturer in Gender Studies from September 2020. Dr Obadia’s research is located at the intersection of social anthropology and feminist political theory and examines late liberal formulations of healthy persons and relationship, including feminist and queer theory; liberalism and dispossession; the anthropology of personhood, kinship, and embodiment; and medical anthropology.

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Multi-disciplinary Gender Research Seminars

Seminars are held at lunch times on specified Mondays during Michaelmas and Lent and everyone is welcome to attend.

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UCCGS Gates Cambridge International Scholars-elect 2020

Seventy-seven of the most academically outstanding and socially committed postgraduates have been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge. The 77 scholars who make up the Class of 2020 are citizens of 30 different countries and this year 17 higher education institutions have produced their first Gates Cambridge Scholar. Eighty per cent of scholars will pursue PhD's. We are delighted to announce that Ms Amelia Amemate (Ghana) and Ms Emmah Wabuke (Kenya) have been awarded a Gates International Scholarship for the PhD in Multi-Disciplinary Gender Studies 2020-21. Many congratulations to both students on this great achievement.

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