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Calling Time On Gender-Based Violence

November 14, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This panel discussion will explore the roots of gender-based violence across the world, including investigations into sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeepers; identity, sexuality and caste in Indian and UK South-Asian communities; domestic violence across Europe; and transphobic responses to the 2009 play The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven in Brazil and the UK.

Speaking at this event will be Jo Clifford, the first openly trans playwright to have a play running in London’s West End; Nicola Dahrendorf (Birkbeck, University of London) who researches gender-based violence in conflict and post-conflict zones; Dr Umesh Kumar (Banaras Hindu University) who researches popular Hindi and English literary works from India centred on ‘honour killing’, and Dr Nancy Lombard (Glasgow Caledonian University) who has been a volunteer, researcher and activist within the violence against women movement for 20 years. This discussion will be chaired by Dr Rebekah Lee (Goldsmiths, University of London) who recently wrote a generational history of African women in apartheid Cape Town.

The panel will be followed by a drinks reception.

In partnership with

The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities

Contact email address

iash@ed.ac.uk

Booking required?

Yes


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Date:
November 14
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Website:
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Description for print
This event examines the spread of gender-based violence – from so-called ‘honour killings’ in India and transphobia in Brazil to domestic abuse in Scotland. An international panel investigates the sources of this threat, and considers responses from communities and NGOs.
Is booking required?
Yes
Contact email address
iash@ed.ac.uk
Event partners
The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities
Region
Scotland
City/town
Edinburgh
Accessibility information
https://www.nms.ac.uk/national-museum-of-scotland/plan-your-visit/
Image copyright information
Image by Marc Nozell. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.enThis file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.

Venue

National Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1JF United Kingdom
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Accessibility information
https://www.nms.ac.uk/national-museum-of-scotland/plan-your-visit/
Phone:
0300 123 6789
Website:
https://www.nms.ac.uk/scotland