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The Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professorship

We are delighted to announce that Professor Rosi Braidotti, Distinguished University Professor, Utrecht University, is the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor for the Michaelmas Term 2019. Professor Braidotti’s Visiting Professorship Lecture, 'Posthuman Feminism and Affirmative Ethics', was held in the Cynthia Beerbower Room, Newnham College, Cambridge on Monday 14 October 2019.

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Dr Holly Porter: University Lecturer in Gender Studies

We are delighted to welcome Dr Holly Porter to the Centre as University Lecturer in Gender Studies. Dr Porter’s research has focused on gender, sexualities, violence, and local notions of social healing and justice, particularly on women’s experiences after rape in northern Uganda. She is the author of 'After rape: violence justice and social harmony in Uganda', published by Cambridge University Press.

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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 2019

Ninety of the most academically outstanding and socially committed postgraduates have been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge, including the first from Mongolia and Burundi. The 90 scholars who make up the Class of 2019 are citizens of 37 different countries and this year 27 universities have produced their first Gates Cambridge Scholar. We are delighted to announce that Ms Ola Osman (Canada) and Miss Reetika Subramanian (India) have been awarded a Gates International Scholarship for the PhD in Multi-Disciplinary Gender Studies 2019-20. Many congratulations to both students on this great achievement.

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