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Structure and Agency in the Contemporary Politics of Gender and Sexuality

Structure and Agency in the Contemporary Politics of Gender and Sexuality

Structure and Agency in the Contemporary Politics of Gender and Sexuality

Date: May 30th 2014

Venue: Wood Room, Plassey House

Structure and Agency in the Contemporary Politics of Gender and Sexuality

is the first of a two-part international colloquia series co-hosted by Gender, Culture & Society @ UL and Gender ARC (Advanced Research Consortium on Gender) and funded by ISKS (Institute for the Study of Knowledge in Society).

The colloquium will bring together national and international academics with local and national activists and policy-makers to begin a debate regarding how the concepts of structure and agency can best be understood in contemporary politics surrounding gender and sexuality, specifically in the area of sex work/prostitution and human trafficking.

It will provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and constructive debate, as well as the development of new networks for future research.

Invited Speakers:

  • Prof Nick Mai, London Metropolitan University
  • Dr Rutvica Andrijasevic, Lancaster University
  • Dr Eilís Ward, NUIG
  • Dr Monica O’Connor, Kelleher Associates

Colloquium Programme

Gender Arc Gender ARC