'The Master's tools will never dismantle the Master's house' - Radically engaging with International human rights, intersectional advocacy and embodied sexuality and sexual practice

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October 28, 2015
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Human Rights, Humanities, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies
Fadzai Muparutsa (Coalition of African Lesbians)
Jules Kim (Scarlet Alliance)
Steven Lindsay Ross (Indigenous policy specialist)
Event details: 10am–3.30pm 28 October 2015
Venue: ANU Campus, Coombs Building, 1.04

Post graduate students, early career researchers, and members of the public are invited to join Fadzai Muparutsa (Regional advocacy officer, Coalition of African Lesbians), Jules Kim (Scarlet Alliance), and Stephen Lindsay Ross (Indigenous policy specialist) for a workshop dealing with the challenges and intersections of doing academic and policy work which addresses sexuality, sexual practice, gender identity and expression, ethnicity and culture in respectful and inclusive ways.

Participants are invited to either submit an idea for discussion, or to join the workshop as an audience member. 

Audience members please also RSVP to Christina Kenny for catering (christina.kenny@anu.edu.au). 

Call for participation

Short presentations of ideas and theoretical concerns (between 5-10 minutes) are invited from post-graduate and early career researchers. The organisers welcome ideas you are currently thinking through, and works in progress.

To present: Email Christina with a 200 word (max) biography and a 200 word abstract by 4 September 2015. Successful applicants will be notified by 10 September.

See full workshop outline, including pannelists biographies and thematic areas for discussion at http://genderinstitute.anu.edu.au/%E2%80%9C-master%E2%80%99s-tools-will-...

Contact Info: 

Christina Kenny

PhD Candidate,

Australian National University, Canberra Australia.