Friday 21st July 2017
Room 2.10 Sandra Burslem Building, Manchester Law School, Manchester Metropolitan University
We would like to invite colleagues to this prestigious event who share a keen interest in addressing feminist ethics and feminist frameworks in relation to contemporary societal issues. Your interests might fall into a range of categories, broadly defined, including Ethics of Care; Global Justice; Health Care; Technologies; Community Activism and Feminist Methodologies.
This one-day event consists of a mix of keynote speakers, and smaller panel and workshop sessions with brief papers.
Our three keynote speakers comprise:
- Donna Dickenson, Research Associate, HeLEX Centre University of Oxford, Emeritus Professor of Medical Ethics and Humanities, and Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bristol, presenting on ‘Property in the Body: Feminist Perspectives’.
- Alison Jaggar, College Professor of Distinction at the University of Colorado at Boulder and Distinguished Research Professor at the University of Birmingham, presenting on ‘Gendered Perspectives on Global Justice’.
- Helen Pankhurst, International Development and Women’s Rights Activist and Writer, presenting on ‘Words not Deeds’.
Panel sessions will cover a wide range of topics: Family Law and Ethics, Global perspectives on issues of Gender and Justice, Abortion Law and Reproductive choice, the Female Body, and Constructions of Women.
This event is sponsored by the Sylvia Pankhurst Gender Research Centre – here is the URL if you would like to follow the blog: https://mmusylviapankhurstgenderresearch.wordpress.com/
Organisers: Melanie Latham, Kelly Dannielle, and Aysha Mazhar
[sent on behalf of Aysha Mazhar]
Humanities in Public Media Assistant