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1 WRRS: Dancing with Words: Subverting the Master Narrative in Saudi Women’s Literature Dr Basma Al Mutlaq (School of Oriental and African Studies) gives a talk for the Middle East Centre seminar series called Women's Rights Research Seminars. Basma Al Mutlaq 13 Nov 2017
2 Women in India’s waste economy In this Departmental Seminar, Prof. Barbara Harriss-Whiten draws on anthropology, economics and politics to examine the role of women in Indian society. 12 May 2017. Barbara Harriss-White 26 Jul 2017
3 Repositioning Women's Health Care: A Case Study on Women Who Survived Ebola in Sierra Leone Part of the Humanities & Identities Lunchtime Series Elleke Boehmer, Fatou Wurie 27 Jun 2017
4 Women on Air – where are the experts? Suzanne Franks, professor of journalism, City University, London, gives a talk for The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Suzanne Franks 11 May 2017
5 TORCH Gender and Authority Research Network, Seminar 7, University of Oxford, 22 February 2017 Gender and Authority Seminar 7: Serena Alessi (British School at Rome) and Rachel Delman (University of Oxford). Music: 'Enigmatic' by bensound.com Adele Bardazzi, David Bowe, Natalya Din-Kariuki, Julia Caterina Hartley 06 Apr 2017
6 Creative Commons At the Frontlines of Change: Feminist Leadership Transforming Lives - Devaki Jain Lecture Noeleen Heyzer gives the 2016 Devaki Jain Lecture. Noeleen Heyzer 10 Mar 2017
7 Women’s Studies and Gender Studies Roundtable The Gender and Authority TORCH Network, in collaboration with the Centre for Gender, Identity, and Subjectivity, hosted a roundtable discussion at Balliol College on 2 November 2016. Mara Keire, Maria Jaschok, Khin Mar Mar Kyi, Joana Serrado 18 Nov 2016
8 Values based leadership in a changing world 21st century leaders lead complex, diverse and culturally complex organisations: Do women lead these organisations differently? Valerie Amos 25 Oct 2016
9 Women in Oxford's History: Rose Potter Clarributt Exploring the life of Rose Potter Clarributt: long-serving matron of the Radcliffe Infirmary Olivia Robinson, Alison Moulds, Hannah Newson 19 Oct 2016
10 Women in Oxford's History: Elizabeth Wordsworth Exploring the life of Elizabeth Wordsworth: founding principal of Lady Margaret Hall and founder of St Hugh's College Olivia Robinson, Alison Moulds 19 Oct 2016
11 Women in Oxford's History: Maria Czaplicka Exploring the life of Maria Czaplicka: Polish anthropologist of Siberian indigenous people Olivia Robinson, Alison Moulds, Jaanika Vider 19 Oct 2016
12 Women in Oxford's History: Ida Busbridge Exploring the life of Ida Busbridge: promoter of women's education at St Hugh's College Olivia Robinson, Alison Moulds, Bethany White 19 Oct 2016
13 Women in Oxford's History: Kofoworola Moore Exploring the life of Kofoworola Moore: first black woman to graduate from the University of Oxford Olivia Robinson, Alison Moulds, JC Niala 19 Oct 2016
14 Women in Oxford's History: C. Violet Butler Exploring the life of C. Violet Buter: philanthropist, social researcher, and educator Olivia Robinson, Alison Moulds, Kathryne Crossley 19 Oct 2016
15 FMR 52 - Humanitarian action and the transformation of gender relations There is value in creating space within a humanitarian response to invest in interventions that go beyond addressing the immediate risks and needs. Melinda Wells, Geeta Kuttiparambil 15 Aug 2016
16 Creative Commons Women in Engineering A short promotional film featuring women who have been inspired to work in the engineering. priyanka dhopade, sina ober-blobaum, Eleanor Stride, ana castro-castellon 01 Aug 2016
17 TORCH Gender and Authority Research Network, Seminar 1, University of Oxford, 2 March 2016 TORCH Gender and Authority Research Network, Seminar 1 featuring Mary Harrod and Susan Garrard. Adele Bardazzi, David Bowe, Natalya Din-Kariuki, Julia Caterina Hartley 06 Jul 2016
18 Creative Commons Right Place, Right Time Women composers and their creative communities. Anna Beer 30 Jun 2016
19 Creative Commons Political wisdom and deep devotion: The introduction of the Reformation in Southern Lower Saxony by Elisabeth of Brandenburg, Duchess of Calenberg-Gottingen Ruth Gornandt gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Ruth Gornandt 28 Jun 2016
20 Creative Commons 'Print therefore good Lord, and write these examples in my memory': The Forgotten History of Writing and Printing Lady Abergavenny's Prayers Louise Horton gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Louise Horton 28 Jun 2016
21 Creative Commons Danish Noblewomen's Use of Manuscript Prayer Books c. 1550-1600 Marie Møller Christensen gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Marie Møller Christensen 28 Jun 2016
22 Creative Commons Textual Negotiation and Resistance of Female Religious Communities Facing Reformation Elizabeth Goodwin gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Elizabeth Goodwin 28 Jun 2016
23 Creative Commons Sin and Salvation: Churching as a disciplinary tool in Early Modern Denmark Mette Ahlefeldt-Laurvig gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Mette Ahlefeldt-Laurvig 28 Jun 2016
24 Creative Commons Brandenburg's Calvinist Turn and the Portrayal of Dynastic Women Prof Sara Smart (Exeter) gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Sara Smart 28 Jun 2016
25 Creative Commons Recording women's responses to the Reformation: Henry Jessey as "relator" of Sarah Wight's religious prophecy in The Exceeding Riches of Grace (1647) Claire McGann gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Claire McGann 28 Jun 2016
26 Creative Commons The women behind the prophecies: A discussion of Ursula Jost and her printer Margarethe Prüss Nicola Deboys gives a talk for the Women's responses to the Reformation, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2016. Nicola Deboys 28 Jun 2016
27 Creative Commons Of Martyrs and Makhanas: Jesuits and Gender in the Seventeenth-Century Marianas Mission Prof Ulrike Strasser (UC San Diego) gives a talk for the Women's Responses to the Reformation conference. Ulrike Strasser 27 Jun 2016
28 Creative Commons Women and Conflict in India Dr Sanghamitra Choudhury speaks at the launch of her book on Women and Conflict in India Sanghamitra Choudhury 06 Jun 2016
29 Creative Commons Breaking into the Boys' Club: Why British Politics Needs More Women With Westminister lobby journalism dominated by men, Anushka Asthana sheds light on what it takes for a woman to succeed in modern journalism. Anushka Asthana 08 Mar 2016
30 Women and the 19th Century Emergence of the Arabic Novel Seminar presented by Professor Marilyn Booth at the Middle East Centre on 26th February 2016. Marilyn Booth 04 Mar 2016
31 A Conversation on the Role of Women in Transforming Conflict in the 21st Century A panel discussion on Dr Scilla Elworthy's new book 'Pioneering the Possible: Awakened Leadership for a World That Works' and the Oxford launch of 'Rising Women Rising World.' Scilla Elworthy, Rama Mani, Richard Caplan, Kalypso Nicolaidis 16 Sep 2015
32 FMR 50 - If women are left out of peace talks The exclusion of women from the process of making peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina has diminished the prospects for sustainable peace. When will we learn that no peace can be sustainable and just without the active and meaningful participation of women? Gorana Mlinarević, Nela Porobić Isaković, Madeleine Rees 01 Sep 2015
33 Creative Commons Campaigner for women’s participation in technology, Ruthe Farmer (St Cross, 2007) Ruthe Farmer explains how her award-winning work to encourage women and girls to embrace technology can be traced back to her student days at Oxford. Ruthe Farmer 06 Aug 2015
34 The impossibility/Possibility Debate: Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off Professor Laura Doan talks on the future of Women's Studies in 'The impossibility/Possibility Debate: Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off. Laura Doan 22 Jun 2015
35 Creative Commons Bangladeshi women's experiences of infant feeding in Tower Hamlets This Fertility and Reproduction Seminar by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets Public Health Team looks at why so many Bangladeshi women in the borough are mix feeding with breast and bottle (3 Nov 2014) Christine McCourt, Juliet Rayment 13 Apr 2015
36 Lady White Lecture 2015: If not you, who? If not now, when? Alumna and entrepreneur Caroline Plumb talks about the challenges of overcoming fears and expectations of normality to help find our path to success. Caroline Plumb 02 Mar 2015
37 Creative Commons The fight for women's rights: learning from success Baroness Helena Kennedy QC gives a talk for the Oxford Martin School on women's rights. Helena Kennedy 24 Feb 2015
38 Creative Commons Heidi Johansen-Berg: Women in Science Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg heads the Plasticity Group at the Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain (FMRIB). Her research focuses on how the brain changes in response to damage, learning and experience Heidi Johansen-Berg 10 Dec 2014
39 Creative Commons Irene Tracey: Women in Science Irene Tracey is the co-founder and director of the Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain (FMRIB) Irene Tracey 10 Dec 2014
40 Irish Nationalist Women, 1900-1918 An interdisciplinary panel of scholars discuss Dr Senia Paseta's book Senia Paseta, Tara Stubbs, Desmond King, Roy Foster 03 Dec 2014
41 Creative Commons Senia Paseta on Irish Nationalist Women Dr Paseta explores women's history and the nationalist narrative in Ireland. Senia Paseta 01 Dec 2014
42 In Her Footsteps - Ellie Williams Dr Mona Bafadhel interviews Dr Ellie Williams, a post-doctoral researcher in the Structural Genomics Consortium, about her career to date. Mona Bafadhel, Ellie Williams 28 Oct 2014
43 In Her Footsteps - Mona Bafadhel Associate Professor Erika Mancini interviews Dr Mona Bafadhel, a Group Head in Respiratory Medicine and Honorary Consultant Chest Physician, about the highlights and challenges of having both a clinical and a research career. Erika Mancini, Mona Bafadhel 28 Oct 2014
44 In Her Footsteps - Erika Mancini Dr Ellie Williams interviews Associate Professor Erika Mancini, a Group Head in the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, about her experiences as a woman in science. Erika Mancini, Ellie Williams 28 Oct 2014
45 Daughters of Bourguiba, Daughters of Khadija? Mythical Genealogy and the Future of the Secular and Islamic Feminisms in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia Lamia Ben Youssef (University of Alabama) gives the second talk in Panel 6: Re-ordering Society, part of The Tunisian Revolution: Origins, Course and Aftermath. Lamia Ben Youssef 27 Oct 2014
46 Creative Commons Women Poets Dr Jane Potter looks at a range of women poets who wrote during, and in the years that followed, World War One. Jane Potter 18 Sep 2014
47 Danger Speakers for our seminar on the theme of Danger have Medical and Humanities backgrounds, and will consider the following: experimentation to diminish danger; the risks of ignoring danger, danger to the self and the ideal. Marion Kibuka, Yasmin Khan, Anna Beer 12 Aug 2014
48 OxPeace 2014: Session 1a: Challenges and Opportunities for women as peace-builders in Myanmar's transistion Dr Ma Khin Mar Mar Kyi gives a talk for the 2014 OxPeace conference, session 1a; 'The more things change, the more they stay the same: Challenges to peace in a transtioning Myanmar Ma Khin Mar Mar Kyi 02 Jun 2014
49 Brave New World: how women can lead the way In this provocative talk that celebrates women past, present and future, Clare Shine explores what it will take for women to overcome the ties that still hold them back—and lead. The Lady White Lecture 2014 at St Johns College. Clare Shine 23 Apr 2014
50 Creative Commons Heidi Johansen-Berg: Women in Science Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg heads the Plasticity Group at the Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain (FMRIB). Her research focuses on how the brain changes in response to damage, learning and experience. Heidi Johansen-Berg 08 Apr 2014
51 Creative Commons Irene Tracey: Women in Science Irene Tracey gives a passionate insight into her career and how she balances work and life. As she puts it 'A scientific career is not an easy one to choose: it’s tough and competitive'. Irene Tracey 08 Apr 2014
52 Creative Commons Productive Motherhood: Women's Labour and Japan's Lowest-Low Fertility Professor Mary Brinton, Harvard University, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies Seminar Series Mary Brinton 01 Apr 2014
53 Creative Commons Women’s experiences of detention Sarah Campbell (Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID), UK) Sarah Campbell 31 Mar 2014
54 Creative Commons Trajectories and identities of foreign national women: Rethinking prison through the lens of gender and citizenship Raquel Matos (Catolica University) Raquel Matos 31 Mar 2014
55 Ambition for Leadership An inspirational talk on leadership given by Professor Dame Carol Black to young female science students as part of the 3rd Annual OxFest Symposium 2014 - "WHY SO SLOW? Closing the gender gap in STEM". Carol Black 18 Mar 2014
56 Creative Commons If I knew then what I know now. Being resourceful and strategic in traversing the science career landscape An inspirational careers talk given to young female science students as part of the 3rd Annual OxFest Symposium 2014 - "WHY SO SLOW? Closing the gender gap in STEM". Elizabeth Pollitzer 18 Mar 2014
57 Creative Commons Lessons learned on the way up - how to take control of your career in STEM and still have a life! Inspirational talk given to young female science students as part of the 3rd Annual OxFest Symposium 2014 - "WHY SO SLOW? Closing the gender gap in STEM" Thursday 27th February 2014 Jackie Hunter 18 Mar 2014
58 Creative Commons Career, Creativity and Confidence An inspirational talk given to young female science students by engineer Roma Agrawal as part of the OxFest Symposium 2014 - "WHY SO SLOW? Closing the gender gap in STEM", Roma Agrawal 18 Mar 2014
59 Creative Commons FMR 44 Women: the invisible detainees Research by the Women's Refugee Commission into immigration detention of women in the US explores why and how differences in treatment between men and women in detention matter. Michelle Brané, Lee Wang 03 Oct 2013
60 Creative Commons FMR 44 Detention of women: principles of equality and non-discrimination International principles of equality and non-discrimination must be applied to the UK's immigration detention system, which at present fails to meet even the minimum standards which apply in prisons. Ali McGinley 03 Oct 2013
61 Women and the Post-2014 Afghanistan: What is the West's Responsibility? Will women's rights inevitably deteriorate when the international forces pull out next year? Is there hope for maintaining progress and creating an equal society? Tabasum Wolayat, Kerry Healey, Frances Guy, Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles 01 Jul 2013
62 Discovery of Women Professor Amartya Sen delivers a Distinguished Public Lecture on 'Discovery of Women', at Oxford. Amartya Sen 07 Jun 2013
63 Creative Commons FMR 41 Making work safe for displaced women Understanding risk factors and protection strategies allows practitioners to ensure appropriate programme design and implementation for displaced women. Dale Buscher 08 May 2013
64 Creative Commons FMR 36 Safe and suitable return for women fleeing conflict in Liberia When women migrants return, they can face daunting challenges to re-integration but can also contribute to development and transforming societies. Victoria Ijeoma Nwogu 09 Apr 2013
65 Creative Commons FMR 35 Disability in the UN cluster system The cluster system offers space for raising awareness among humanitarian actors and for putting disability on the agenda, but it impairs local and cross-cutting dynamics at field level. Adele Perry, Anne Héry 08 Apr 2013
66 Creative Commons FMR 35 Shifting community views: reducing stigma in Dadaab Among the greatest protection risks facing refugees with disabilities in Dadaab are discrimination and stigmatisation. Devon Cone 25 Mar 2013
67 Creative Commons Disabilities among refugees and conflict-affected populations In 2007 the Women's Refugee Commission launched a major research project to assess the situation for those living with disabilities among displaced and conflict affected populations. Rachael Reilly 25 Mar 2013
68 Creative Commons Women in Journalism - a new kind of glass ceiling? Suzanne Franks, City University, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute of Journalism seminar series. Suzanne Franks 19 Dec 2012
69 Creative Commons Surplus Women The First World War and its impact on emigration, work and marriage. Rosemary Wall 29 Oct 2012
70 Creative Commons Postcolonial Women Writers Professor Elleke Boehmer notes the distinct lack of women writers on the Post/Colonial Writing page of the Great Writers website, and explores why this is the case. Elleke Boehmer, Dominic Davies 08 Oct 2012
71 Creative Commons The Impact of European Court of Human Rights' Decisions and Turkish Code Reforms Pertaining to the Headscarf on Islamist Women in Turkey: Enabling Emancipation or Legitimizing Discrimination? Sarah Ficher, (American University), gives a talk for the Legal Reform and Political Change Affecting Women in the MENA Region held on Tuesday 12 June, 2012 in St Antony's College. Sarah Ficher 20 Jul 2012
72 Creative Commons Balancing Reason and Revelation: The Status of Women in the Jurisprudence of Ayatullah Yusuf Sani'i. Concluding lecture from the Legal Reform and Political Change Affecting Women in the MENA Region conference by Saiyad Ahmad (American University Cairo). Saiyad Ahmad 13 Jun 2012
73 Creative Commons Political reconciliation as women's democratic citizenship: Women's rights-claiming around the drafting of a new constitution in Turkey Part of the Legal Reform and Political Change Affecting Women in the MENA Region conference: Politicizing Women and Women's Issues by Burcu Ozcelik (University of Cambridge):. Burcu Ozcelik 13 Jun 2012
74 Creative Commons Before the 'Days of Rage': Registers of Bahraini Women's Activism Part of the Legal Reform and Political Change Affecting Women in the MENA Region conference: Politicizing Women and Women's Issues by Nova Robinson (Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey). Nova Robinson 13 Jun 2012
75 Creative Commons Changing state-society relations in Morocco through family law reform: 'the state enters the home of the citizen'. Part of the Legal Reform and Political Change Affecting Women in the MENA Region conference: Legal Reforms in Theory and Practice by Dörthe Engelcke (University of Oxford):. Dörthe Engelcke 13 Jun 2012
76 Creative Commons Custody regulations in the United Arab Emirates: Legal reforms and social realities. Part of the Legal Reform and Political Change Affecting Women in the MENA Region conference: Legal Reforms in Theory and Practice by Lena-Maria Möller (Max-Planck-Institute Hamburg). Lena-Maria Möller 13 Jun 2012
77 Creative Commons Special Session: The Revolution Continues: A Conversation part 3 Marwa Sharafeldin of Oxford University and Musawah describes her experience as a women's activist and the position of women in the Egyptian revolution through a series of slides. Marwa Sharafeldin 25 May 2012
78 Creative Commons Motivations for marriage and marital (un)happiness: Discourses in Japanese women's magazines Dr Barbara Holthus (Senior Research Fellow, Social Science Section, German Institute for Japanese Studies Tokyo) gives a talk for the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies on Thursday 16th February 2012. Barbara Holthus 12 Mar 2012
79 Building up Steam as Consumers: Women, Rice Cookers and the Consumption of Everyday Household Goods in Japan This talk investigates the story of the development of the first automatic electric rice cooker in Japan. With Helen MacNaughtan (SOAS). Helen MacNaughtan 09 Mar 2012
80 Creative Commons A body of fluids? Physiology in pre-modern western medicine Professor Helen King (Professor of Classical Studies, The Open University) delivers the 2011 McGovern Lecture. Helen King 25 Nov 2011
81 Creative Commons Votes for Women, Chastity for Men Robert Saunders gives a lecture on the Suffragette movement and the campaign for universal suffrage in Britain. Robert Saunders 13 Jul 2011
82 Creative Commons Ethnicity, Power and Kinship. Female Chiefs in Tanzania, 1870-1940 Heide Schmidt, Professor of African Studies, University of Vienna, gives a talk for the African Studies Seminar series on 16th May, 2011. Heike Schmidt 23 May 2011
83 Core Course: Women as Patrons of the Arts in Early Modern Europe This lecture forms part of series entitled 'Introduction to the History of Art', a core course taught to the first year undergraduate History of Art students. Geraldine Johnson 11 Mar 2011
84 Dept Seminar: Claudia's Life - Singular lives, Gypsy metonymy In this Anthropology Dept seminar (4 June 2010), Dr Paloma Gay y Blasco (University of St Andrews) looks at the place of women and marriage in Gypsy society and in ethnographic writings. Paloma Gay y Blasco 21 Feb 2011
85 Dept Seminar: The power of felted cloth through time and space In this Anthropology Dept seminar (19 November 2010), Dr Stephanie Bunn (University of St Andrews) examines the production and design of Eurasian felt, placing it in a domestic context. Stephanie Bunn 21 Feb 2011
86 Dept Seminar: Kerala Muslim marriage, gender, and intimacy In this Anthropology Dept Seminar (22 October 2010), Dr Caroline Osella (SOAS, London) discusses the influence of migrant husbands on Kerala Muslim marriage and female households. Caroline Osella 21 Feb 2011
87 Policy and Political Perspectives Nicola Blackwood. Member of Parliament for West Oxford and Abingdon, gives a talk on the Political aspects of female leadership and social entrepreneurship. Nicola Blackwood 31 Aug 2010
88 Creative Commons Women composers at Oxford: Cinderella (1858-1944) and other role models In the history of the University, women and music have shared a Cinderella-like status before the 20th Century. In this talk, Dr Wollenberg looks at how women composers have continued to change the face of Oxford music in new ways. Susan Wollenberg 28 Oct 2009
89 Creative Commons A Woman's place: The transformation of female power in first millennial BC Egypt A talk assessing the role of women in ancient Egypt - looking at the changes in female religious roles in ancient Egyptian society as a barometer for wider social, cultural and political transformation. Elizabeth Frood 28 Oct 2009
90 IGS Kaberry Lecture: Peace and Reconstruction in the Middle East: Where are the Women? This podcast was recorded at the International Gender Studies Centre's Kaberry Commemorative Lecture which was on Thursday 27th May 2009 at St Anne's College, University of Oxford. Maria Jaschok, Haleh Afshar 01 Jun 2009