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Seminar and Public Lecture Series (Autumn 2003)

Posted on September 18, 2003 by Administrator


Tuesday, October 14, 12 noon – 2 pm, Room P1001

Joint Women’s Studies/Politics & PA Public Lecture:

Brenda Campbell (Barrister and consultant, International Women’s Rights Action Watch, Malaysia/Advisory Board, Women’s Human Rights Project, Ireland)

“The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women – Radical tool for change or irrelevant paper tiger?”

Thursday, October 23, 4 – 5 pm, Daly Room, Plassey House

Diog O’Connell (Lecturer in Media Studies, Institute of Art, Design and Technology – DL)

“From Feminism to Humanism: Pat Murphy’s love story ‘Nora’”

(Note: Everyone planning to attend is strongly encouraged to view “Nora” before the talk. The film is available at Extravision and most video rental shops)

Tuesday, October 28, 12:30- 2 pm, Room P1001

Joint Women’s Studies/Politics & PA Public Lecture:

Dr. Kathleen Cavanaugh (Centre for Human Rights, NUI, Galway)

“New Wars, New Laws? Contemporary conflict situations and the erosion of International Humanitarian Law”

Related announcement:

Film screening: Lilya 4-Ever (Sweden 2002, director: Lukas Moodyson – on trafficking of women and children from the Former Soviet Union.) (Hosted by the Belltable Arts Centre)

Tuesday, October 28, 8 pm, Central Studio Cinema Bedford Row, guest membership ¤8


Thursday, November 20, 4 – 5 pm, Daly Room, Plassey House

Dr. Yvonne McKenna, Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UL

“Privacy, private life and the public/private distinction: Irish women religious, individuality and community”


Thursday, December 4, 4 – 5 pm, TV Lounge, Plassey House

Dr. Kaye Cederman (Women’s and Gender Studies Department, TCD and Child Development Centre, Limerick)

“Hyperreal Lives: Women in the 21st Century”

Please note that the schedule may be subject to change. Watch for individual postings or, phone 061 234 237, mobile 087 139 10 13 to confirm details. It is

hoped that all Women’s Studies seminars in Plassey House will be followed by an informal discussion in a pub.