The Gender Studies Research Group is organising an online public seminar on May 7, at 16:00. Our guest will be Lisa Indraccolo, Professor of Asian Studies at Tallinn University. The talk will be held in English and is titled "Ban Zhao and the Precepts for Women: The Role of Confucianism in Shaping Women’s Lives in China". The talk is followed by a discussion, led by Uku Lember., Associate Professor of History at Tallinn University. The event will take place via Zoom. The abstract of the talk is available here.

The recording of the talk is available here.

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The Gender Studies Research Group is hosting a guest lecture on April 16, at 16-17 by Silvia Pellicer-Ortíni, titled The Transmodern Paradigm and Contemporary Feminism: Fruitful Crossroads? The lecture is followed by a discussion, led by Ksenia Shmydkaya (PhD student at the School of Humanities). The lecture will take place in English over Zoom. The abstract of the talk is available here.

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In collaboration with the Estonian Sexual Health Association, the Gender Studies Research Group is hosting a public talk by Dr Rachelle Chadwick from Pretoria University. The lecture is titled On Resistance Methods: Engaging the Politics of Violence and takes place on October 29 from 16:30-18:00 in room M-649. All are welcome. Please see further information here.

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On October 2-4, 2019, the Gender Studies Research Group organised the annual conference and meeting of RINGS (The International Research Association of Institutions of Advanced Gender Studies) at Tallinn University. This year's conference was titled Genders and Feminisms in a Polarised World: Sustainability, Futures and Utopias. For more information, see the conference homepage. The event was supported by the research fund of the Institute of Humanities.

Photos: Piret Räni

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