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At genderED, we know that it has been difficult for everyone at University of Edinburgh- but especially Early Career Researchers –  to …

In the last of our ECR Spotlights for 2021, Dr Gina Gwenffrewi asks the questions: who gets to control the cultural production of meaning, norms and representations by and about trans women? Who are considered to be the ‘right kind’ of trans women and accorded visibility? And who are marginalised and out of sight?

Congratulations to Dr Ashlee Christoffersen on her election to the Steering Committee of the ECPR Standing Group on Gender and Politics. 

It's Black History Month and Ashlee Christoffersen highlights Black and Asian women’s workplace activism and wider campaigning relating to workplace gender equality in the UK - that is often neglected in mainstream accounts.

Together with IASH, genderED presents ‘Rediscovering Feminist Histories’, an event that will be running as part of the Being Human Festival 2021, …

genderED is thrilled to announce that our joint event with the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, The Price of Periods: …

As part of the ECR Spotlight, doctoral candidate Fabiola Fiocco writes about her research into creative interventions to rethink gender and labour in relation to socially engaged art and independent art spaces in Europe.

CERT- the student-led research and campaigning group on contraceptive health and rights - is seeking new researchers. The closing date is Monday October 11.

On Friday the 1st of October genderED hosted our show case event Gender Sensitive Research: Lessons from GCRF and Beyond.

Yemeni artist and IASH/IIE Artist Protection Fund Fellow Shatha Altowai discusses her experiences of creating art as a woman in Yemen, as well as the common Yemeni practice of obscuring women's faces in photographs. This piece by genderED student intern Shy Zvouloun is in advance of the artist's second exhibition in Scotland: 'Scratched Identities'.

In her contribution to the ECR Spotlight, doctoral candidate Sheelalipi Sahana writes about complex notions of agency and autonomy in the depictions of Muslim women as non-modern women in modern spaces in the select writings of the All India Progressive Writers Association (AIPWA).

Doctoral candidate Miriam Vishniac writes for the ECR Spotlight about her research into menstruation and the lack of access to menstrual products in prisons, which she considers to be a part of the "correctional afterthought" that criminologists have argued results from a system designed by men for men.