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Read more at: Congratulations to the 2021-2022 MPhil Cohort!

Congratulations to the 2021-2022 MPhil Cohort!

27 June 2022

Photo © Michael Pastor, UCCGS MPhil Student 2021-22 Huge congratulations to the 2021-2022 UCCGS MPhil in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies cohort on successfully submitting their dissertations! To celebrate the Centre held an end-of-year gathering in the wonderful gardens at Peterhouse.


Read more at: The Good Robot Podcast celebrates 10,000 downloads!

The Good Robot Podcast celebrates 10,000 downloads!

27 June 2022

Many congratulations to our Christina Gaw Gender and Technology Postdoctoral Researchers, Dr Eleanor Drage and Dr Kerry Mackereth, who have recently celebrated the 10,000th download of their excellent podcast The Good Robot . The podcast features interviews with leading figures involved in a wide range of projects that...


Read more at: UCCGS PhD Student Ayanda Mhlongo named Future Africa Fellow

UCCGS PhD Student Ayanda Mhlongo named Future Africa Fellow

27 June 2022

Congratulations to UCCGS PhD in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies student Ayanda Mhlongo, who has been named a Future Africa Fellow . This is an honour aimed at developing public sector leaders in Africa. Ayanda has also received a 2022 Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans Award. She is researching...


Read more at: UCCGS PhD Student Reetika Subramanian: Winner of the Bill Gates Sr. Prize

UCCGS PhD Student Reetika Subramanian: Winner of the Bill Gates Sr. Prize

27 June 2022

Congratulations to UCCGS PhD in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies student Reetika Subramanian, who was one of three winners of the Bill Gates Sr. Prize from the Gates Foundation. Reetika's research is on the impact of the climate crisis on gender violence in India, and she has also set up the Climate Brides project to...


Read more at: Leverhulme Visiting Professorship Lecture: Easter Term 2022

Leverhulme Visiting Professorship Lecture: Easter Term 2022

18 May 2022

The Centre for Gender Studies hosted the Leverhulme Visiting Professorship Lecture on Leaving No One Behind vs. Respecting Local Ownership in Development Cooperation: Conflicting Norms about LGBTQI+ Rights in Hostile Environments on Monday 6 June 2022. The Lecture was followed by a Q&A, chaired by Dr Lauren Wilcox...


Read more at: Gates International Scholar-elect 2022-23: Waruguru Gaitho

Gates International Scholar-elect 2022-23: Waruguru Gaitho

6 May 2022

The Gates Cambridge Trust has announced the complete Class of 2022 , made up of 79 outstanding new scholars. We are delighted to announce that Ms Waruguru Gaitho, PhD in Multi-Disciplinary Gender Studies, has been awarded a Gates International Scholarship for 2022-23 and we send our warmest congratulations to Waruguru on...


Read more at: Webinar on LGBTQ+ rights in Botswana and Ghana

Webinar on LGBTQ+ rights in Botswana and Ghana

13 April 2022

The Centre for Gender Studies held a ' Webinar on LGBTQ+ rights in Botswana and Ghana' on Wednesday 27 April 2022 with human rights advocates from Ghana and Botswana, who discussed the situation in their countries. Professor Audrey Gadzekpo of the University of Ghana focused on the origins and struggle to defeat the...


Read more at: Leverhulme Lecture: 'Visibility or impact? International efforts to defend LGBTQI+ rights in the Global South'

Leverhulme Lecture: 'Visibility or impact? International efforts to defend LGBTQI+ rights in the Global South'

3 March 2022

The Centre for Gender Studies hosted the Leverhulme Visiting Professorship Lecture on 'Visibility or impact? International efforts to defend LGBTQI+ rights in the Global South' on Monday 14 March 2022 in the Quarry White House Auditorium, Selwyn College, Cambridge . When and how should international actors become involved...


Read more at: Gates US Scholar-elect 2022-23: Haley Howard

Gates US Scholar-elect 2022-23: Haley Howard

15 February 2022

The Gates Cambridge Trust has announced the results of the US selection round 2022 . The Trust has awarded scholarships to 23 outstanding candidates from across the United States. We are delighted to announce that Ms Haley Howard, MPhil in Multi-Disciplinary Gender Studies , has been awarded a Gates US Scholarship for 2022...


Read more at: The Irish Civil War: A roundtable discussion

The Irish Civil War: A roundtable discussion

9 February 2022

The University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies is delighted to announce an online event to mark the centenary of the Irish Civil War. ' The Irish Civil War: A roundtable discussion ' will take place at 5.00pm on Thursday 24 February 2022 and will aim to explore the history and legacy of the Irish Civil War from...