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Feminist Parenting: Perspectives from Africa and Beyond Virtual Book Launch

Event date: Satuday 8 August 2020 Time: 11:00 Location: Watch online – YouTube Feminist Parenting: Perspectives from Africa and Beyond Virtual Book Launch ———————— Feminist Parenting: Perspectives from Africa and Beyond asks and considers: What is feminist parenting? Is it something for all parents? What does it mean to be a feminist parent in practice? …

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Race, Intersectionality and COVID-19

This article originally appeared on Discover Society. Ashlee Cristoffersen is a PhD Candidate in Social Policy at the University of Edinburgh and an equality research consultant. The disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people in the UK (both within and outwith the medical professions) have sparked critical commentary, an evidence submission, and an …

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Social Media, Blockchain, Big Data & Co: How do we support women mediators in peace processes in a technology-driven world?

Cross-post from Political Settlements Research Programme. Political Settlements Research Programme (PSRP) Graduate Fellow, Fiona Knäussel, reflects on the programme’s thinking on women and PeaceTech, the challenges for women peacebuilders in using tech tools and how to address them, and on whether tech solutions are themselves gender-proofed. The outlined considerations were important in informing PSRP’s work on PeaceFem, a …

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Dr María López Belloso: Protecting human rights in Western Sahara

Event date: Wednesday 5 August Time: 13:00 Location: online Dr María López Belloso: Protecting human rights in Western Sahara IASH Work in Progress talk. The online talk will be hosted on Collaborate The Western Sahara conflict has been approached from different perspectives since its emergence in 1975: as a pending decolonization issue, as a threat to …

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The Global Staffroom: exploring COVID-19, social reproduction, and changing relationships to work

In April 2020, the University of Edinburgh Art Collection created a series of three commissions, inviting artists to reflect upon their personal experiences of COVID-19 and to respond to broader themes associated with the period of enforced physical distancing. Manual Labours have used the commission funds to further enhance an existing project, The Global Staffroom, and …

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A recovery plan which works for women also works for the planet

This blog post first appeared on ‘On the Engender,’ the blog of Scotland’s Feminist and Policy Advocacy Organisation.  Claire Duncanson is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Edinburgh, researcher on a project called The Feminist Roadmap for Sustainable Peace, and a member of genderED’s steering group. Engender and Close the Gap’s new …

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