Decolonising Methodologies and/as Enfleshed Reason – Dr Sara Motta

Jacopo Turini EVENTS, GENDER&VIOLENCE

This public event was organised in collaboration with the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies in the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Dr Sara Motta, Associate Professor in University of Newcastle (NSW) presented her work on decolonising feminist methodologies and the importance of enfleshed and embodied experiences when undertaking these practices.   Abstract: In this presentation I …

Interrogating violent extremism in Kenya from a feminist perspective using body mapping

Jacopo Turini EVENTS, GENDER&VIOLENCE

Tuesday, 15 December 2020 at 14:00 In this public event, Dr Sahla Aroussi, Associate Professor in Global Security Challenges at the School of Politics and International Studies at the University of Leeds presented her work as co-investigator of a Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF)/ UKRI Global Network research award on Gender and Responding to Violent Extremism, focusing on the body mapping methodology employed to …

Gender-Based Violence in the Pandemic and its Media Coverage: Who Gets to be Represented?

Jacopo Turini EVENTS, GENDER&VIOLENCE

Tuesday, 8 December 2020 at 09:30 This public event was organised in collaboration with the Department of French in the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Dr Nathalie Ségeral, Lecturer in French at the University of Sydney presented her work on feminist activism and media coverage of GBV during the 2020 pandemic in France. Abstract: The few months leading up …

Representing Gender-Based Violence and virtual flashmob performance

Jacopo Turini EVENTS, GENDER&VIOLENCE

4pm on Thursday, 15 October 2020 This event was organised in collaboration with UCC’s Student Union for Consent Awareness Week, and was open to everyone within and beyond the university. This event was organised in response to the release of recent figures related to sexual assault on campuses across Ireland and the exacerbated impact that the confinement during the pandemic …

September 20, 2019. Sexual Violence(s): Against and Within the LGBT+ Community

Laura Linares EVENTS, GENDER&VIOLENCE

Sexual Violence(s) Against and Within the LGBT+ Community 20th September (10am-1pm) C_CONN_C (Connolly Building) Since the elaboration of a critique of rape in the Sixties, the political and theoretical reflections on sexual violence have been unanimously categorised as a feminist effort. Despite continuing to denounce oppression and violence against women within the heteronormative sphere of relationships, feminist movements have then …

APRIL 11, 2019. Sexual Violence(s): Between Past and Present

Laura Linares EVENTS, GENDER&VIOLENCE

Since the elaboration of a feminist critique of rape, the presence of debates on sexual violence in the public sphere has increased, resulting in a growing awareness and in legislative interventions. The reverberations of the social media campaign #MeToo against sexual harassment in the workplace is the most recent example of the new challenges that feminist activism has imposed on …

FEBRUARY 26, 2019. Reading Group Sex/Gender Violence

Laura Linares EVENTS, GENDER&VIOLENCE

You are invited to attend a reading group for the Violence, Conflict and Gender Cluster at 1-2pm on Tuesday 26 February, in ORB_1.24. The reading will be chapter 1, ‘Sex/gender violence’ (pp. 12-41) in Maria Eriksson Baaz and Maria Stern, Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War?: Perceptions, Prescriptions, Problems in the Congo and Beyond (Africa Now). Zed Books, 2013 …

NOVEMBER 13, 2018. Sexual violence, counterinsurgents and the legacies of Jean Larteguy’s The Centurions

Laura Linares EVENTS, GENDER&VIOLENCE

Jean Lartéguy’s 1960 novel, The Centurions, which follows a group of French paratroopers through the wars in Indochina and Algeria, is one that has achieved cult status, becoming required reading among American generals prosecuting their own counterinsurgency wars. While the novel is often described as an invaluable how-to guide for counterinsurgents, the use of sexual violence is at the core …