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Feminism, Materialism, Critical Theory: A Symposium in Honour of Gillian Howie (1965–2013) (Conference, Liverpool, 16 December 2013)

As many of you know, Prof Gill Howie was, right up until the moment of her untimely and deeply mourned death earlier this year, an inspirational contributor to the medical humanities, philosophy, feminist theory, and many other fields. Please find below … Continue reading

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Designer Vaginas and the ethics of labia surgery (British Science Festival Event, 10 September, Newcastle)

Tuesday 10th September, 6pm-8pm Tyneside Cinema, 10 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6QG Map As part of the British Science Festival, this event explores the ethics of plastic surgery in the UK, with particular focus on the increasing trend … Continue reading

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Feminist Postgraduate Reading Group on ‘Body politics & reproductive technologies’ (London, Senate House Library)

Feminist Postgraduate Reading Group Senate House Library ‘Body Politics and Reproductive Technologies’ First session: Monday February 4th 6.30 pm in Senate House Library, Room 246 The politics of the body and reproductive rights have been central to feminist scholarship and … Continue reading

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Embodying the Life Course: Relating Past, Present and Future Bodies (Workshop, Durham, 21 November 2012)

Embodying the Life Course: Relating Past, Present and Future Bodies Workshop Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 10am-5pm Collingwood College, Durham, UK Organisers: Rachel Colls, Kathrin Hörschelmann (Department of Geography, University of Durham) and Bethan Evans (Department of Geography, University of Liverpool) … Continue reading

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Centrefold: An Animated Documentary about Labiaplasty – Invitation to a private screening, Thursday 7 June

Readers of the CMH blog are warmly invited to a private screening of Centrefold: An Animated Documentary about Labiaplasty, 11am Thursday 7 June at the Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle. Tickets are free but reservations are essential. To reserve a place … Continue reading

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Special issue of Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society on Visual Representation (CFP)

Special issue of Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society on Visual Representation, edited by Stefanie Snider, PhD Visual representations of and/or by fat people are powerful tools of both oppression and empowerment. This special issue of … Continue reading

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An Afternoon with Award-winning Feminist Activist Finn Mackay (GLAD Seminar, Durham University, 7 Feb 2012)

Gender and Law at Durham (GLAD) supports, develops and enhances research and teaching in the broad field of Law & Gender, primarily in Durham Law School, but also across Durham University as a whole. “GLAD Conversations” are annual Q&A events, with significant … Continue reading

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