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Ben Fletcher-Watson

Introducing the genderED Steering Group – Ben Fletcher-Watson

This post is part of a series of short profiles of genderED Steering Group members, on the occasion of the launch of our new website. Dr Ben Fletcher-Watson is the Administrative Manager at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities. At IASH, he supports the work of visiting scholars and helps to present regular …

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Harriet Cornell

Introducing the genderED Steering Group – Harriet Cornell

This post is part of a series of short profiles of genderED Steering Group members, on the occasion of the launch of our new website. Dr Harriet Cornell is the Political Settlements Research Programme Manager and a Carnegie Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of History, Classics, and Archeology. The research programme that she manages …

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Christina Boswell

Introducing the genderED Steering Group – Laura Airey and Christina Boswell

This post is part of a series of short profiles of genderED Steering Group members, on the occasion of the launch of our new website. Dr Laura Airey is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Business School. Her current research focuses on the experiences of older workers (50+) in the labour market. In the field …

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Claire Duncanson

Introducing the genderED Steering Group – Claire Duncanson

This post is part of a series of short profiles of genderED Steering Group members, on the occasion of the launch of our new website. Dr Claire Duncanson is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations. She is currently working as a researcher on a project called The Feminist Roadmap for Sustainable Peace. This project is …

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Introducing the PeaceFem App

PeaceFem is a mobile phone app that illustrates women’s inclusion in peace processes around the world. PeaceFem provides information about strategies women’s rights advocates have used to influence peace agreements; information about the enabling and constraining factors that shaped the space for influence; and the gender provisions in the peace agreements that resulted and information …

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Weaving institutional change: feminist networking to achieve gender equality in academia

Dr María López Belloso recently finished a nominated fellowship with IASH and genderED. This is a cross-post with the GEARING Roles blog.   From its inception in the proposal-drafting phase, GEARING Roles partners bet on achieving institutional change through knowledge exchange and “learning by doing”. The European Commission has been funding institutional change projects since FP7, and …

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genderED: The Year in Focus

Director Fiona Mackay reflects on the highlights of 2019-20 for genderED – the University of Edinburgh’s interdisciplinary hub for showcasing gender and sexualities studies. genderED is hosted by IASH (Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities) on behalf of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS), supported by Edinburgh University Students Association (EUSA), and …

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The Scottish Feminist Judgements Podcast – tackling the myth of neutrality

This is a guest post from Gabrielle Blackburn of the Scottish Feminist Judgements Podcast. The first episode of the Scottish Feminist Judgments Podcast launched on Thursday 20th of August, and new episodes come out every other Thursday, available on all the usual podcast streaming platforms. The podcast is based on the legal research project of the …

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Dr. Harini Amarasuriya

Congratulations to Dr Harini Amarasuriya, appointed as Sri Lankan MP

genderED would like to offer a heartfelt congratulations to Dr Harini Amarasuriya – 2019 IASH Nominated Fellow and former PhD Candidate in Social Anthropology – who was appointed as a Member of Parliament in Sri Lanka this Wednesday. After obtaining her PhD at University of Edinburgh in 2010, Dr Amarasuriya returned to Sri Lanka and …

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Pornography and the Contrast Between Sexism and Misogyny

Dr. Aidan McGlynn is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. My aim in this post is to examine the bearing of sexist pornography on the distinction between sexism and misogyny drawn by Kate Manne in her recent and highly influential book Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny (2018). Manne’s overarching project is to …

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