Gender Wars Launch Event

Event Programme


3 pm – 4 pm  Roundtable: Dialogues across and between East and South

Chair: Nicolette Makovicky (University of Oxford)

Flávia Biroli (University of Brasília) Anti-gender politics and democracy

Hadley Renkin (Central European University) Forever (gender) wars? Persistent postcolonial otherings

Agnieszka Kościańska (University Warsaw) Religion, reproduction and anti-genderism

Felipe Fernandes (University of Bahia) Non-heteronormative sexualities in anti-gender agendas

Conny Roggeband (University of Amsterdam) The war on gender and the reconfiguration of civic space

Karol Radziszewski (Warsaw) Gender wars in artistic practice

Discussant: Malu Gatto (University College London)

4:00 – 4.30 pm Coffee Break

4:30 pm – 6 pm Women against “anti-genderism”

Chair: Agnieszka Kościańska

Joana Perrone (University of Oxford) “Bela, recatada e do lar”: gender violence and femininity in contemporary Brazil

Agnieszka Kubal (University College London): Women’s Complaint as a window into the Polish society: Legal mobilization against authoritarian backsliding following the abortion law

Karolina Follis (Lancaster University) Bordering on war: the politics of gender and human mobility in Poland 

Discussants: Victoria Goddard and Frances Pine (Goldsmiths, University of London).

6 pm – 7 pm Wine Reception

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