Open lecture with Prof. Clare Hemmings, LSE

Gender travels: Feminism, Violence and Male Authority in an Age of Right-Wing Populism

An open lecture with Professor Clare Hemmings, London School of Economics

Date: Thursday February 21, 16.00-18.00

Venue: Humanities Theatre

Clare Hemmings is Professor of Feminist Theory at the Department of Gender Studies at London School Economics. A leading scholar in European Gender studies, Hemmings has authored numerous articles and books that have been formative for the discipline, and particularly for feminist theory and sexuality studies. Among her books are Bisexual Spaces (2002), Why Stories Matter: The Political Grammar of Feminist Theory (2011) and Considering Emma Goldman: Feminist Politics of Ambivalence and the Historical Imagination (2017). Hemmings uses multiple methodologies and methods to explore how knowledge is produced and how we might make it work for change.

Presented as part of the international symposium European Gender research in an age of right-wing populism, growing racism and anti-gender ideologies, this lecture is co-sponsored by The Centre for Gender research, the Centre for Multidisciplinary research on racism, The European Journal of Women’s Studies, and with support from Uppsala Forum on Democracy, Peace and Justice.

The lecture is free of charge and open to the public.

När: 21 februari 2019 16:00 - 21 februari 2019 18:00

Var: Humanistiska Teatern / Uppsala

Arrangör: Centre for Gender Research, Uppsala University