Gender Equality: A Moral and Foreign Policy Imperative

11 March 2013, 14:00 - 18:00

King's College (Keynes Room)

The lectures are free and open to everyone.

Ambassador Melanne Verveer, the first US Ambassador for Global Women's Issues, will give a series of three public lectures and a concluding symposium on Gender Equality: A Moral and Foreign Policy Imperative.

Respondents:

Professor Sara Ahmed (Goldsmith's College, London; Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor at the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies)
Dr Nina Power (Roehampton University)
Susie Orbach (
psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, writer and social critic)
Professor Henrietta Moore (University of Cambridge)
Professor Heidi Mirza (Institute of Education, University of London)  

Events in this series:

Humanitas
'Women's Rights are Human Rights'. The Beijing Platform for Action: An Unfinished Agenda
04 March 2013, Mill Lane (Lecture Room 9)

Humanitas Visiting Professor in Women's Rights 2012-13, Melanne Verveer, will give a series of three public lectures and a concluding symposium on Gender Equality: A Moral and Foreign Policy Imperative

Women as Entrepreneurs and Employees: Critical Drivers of Economic Growth in Both Developed and Emerging Economies
06 March 2013, Mill Lane (Lecture Room 9)

Humanitas Visiting Professor in Women's Rights 2012-13, Melanne Verveer, will give a series of three public lectures and a concluding symposium on Gender Equality: A Moral and Foregin Policy Imperative

Perspectives on Women’s Political Participation and Role in Peacemaking and Peacebuilding
07 March 2013, Mill Lane (Lecture Room 9)

Humanitas Visiting Professor in Women's Rights 2012-13, Melanne Verveer, will give a series of three public lectures and a concluding symposium on Gender Equality: A Moral and Foreign Policy Imperative

Gender Equality: A Moral and Foreign Policy Imperative
11 March 2013, King's College (Keynes Room)

The concluding symposium following the series of lectures by Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Humanitas Visiting Professor in Women's Rights

 Programme

 

Monday 11 March

 

13.30-14.00

Registration

14.00-15.30

Session 1

Ms Susie Orbach (psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, writer and social critic)

Professor Sara Ahmed (Goldsmith's College, London; Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor at the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies)

Chair: Professor Henrietta Moore (University of Cambridge)

15.30-16.00

Tea/coffee Break

16.00-18.00

Session 2

Professor Heidi Mirza (Institute of Education, University of London)

Dr Nina Power (University of Roehampton)

Chair: Professor Sarah Franklin (University of Cambridge)

Closing remarks

 



















The Humanitas Chair in Women's Rights has been made possible by the generous support of Mrs Carol Saper.

The Humanitas Chair in Women’s Rights was conceived as a way to explore the political, sociological and theoretical issues pertaining to Women’s Rights from global development and environmental change to biomedical advances.

Past Humanitas Visiting Professors in Women's Rights

2011-12: Baroness Helena Kennedy (Barrister and expert in human rights law, civil liberties and constitutional issues; member of the House of Lords)
2010-11: Nancy Fraser (Henry A and Louise Loeb Professor of Philosophy and Politics, The New School for Social Research, New York)

Standing Committee

Henrietta L. Moore (Sociology)
Sarah S. B. Franklin (Sociology)
Jens M. Scherpe (Law)

Hosting College

King's College