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Centre for Gender Studies Cambridge University

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    'A New Kind of Wildness' - the Rite of Spring and Other Queer Journeys into the Wild

    'A New Kind of Wildness' - the Rite of Spring and Other Queer Journeys into the Wild

    Professor Jack Halberstam, Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Comparative Literature and Gender Studies, University of Southern California gives the Lent 2015 Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professorship Lecture, hosted by the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Transitioning Gender: The Challenges of Radical Technologies

    Transitioning Gender: The Challenges of Radical Technologies

    The University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies in association with The Guardian Newspaper, kindly supported by Cambridge University Press, hosted 3 major international events at Kings Place in London where international experts engaged directly with the public on topics of gender and bio-medical advances of the 21st Century. The third of these events was entitled 'Transitioning Gender: The Challenges of Radical Technologies' and featured: Professor Judith (Jack) Halberstam, Professor of English, American Studies, Ethnicity and Gender Studies at the University of Southern California; Professor Richard Green, Research Director and Consultant Psychiatrist, Gender Identity Clinic, Charing Cross Hospital, 1994-2006; Dr Jens Scherpe, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge; and Mr Ben Thom, Vice-President, Press For Change.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Gendered Behaviour: what can Science tell us?

    Gendered Behaviour: what can Science tell us?

    The University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies in association with The Guardian Newspaper, kindly supported by Cambridge University Press, hosted 3 major international events at Kings Place in London where international experts engaged directly with the public on topics of gender and bio-medical advances of the 21st Century. The second of these events was entitled 'Gendered Behaviour: what can Science tell us?' and featured: Professor Deborah Cameron, Rupert Murdoch Professor of Language and Communication, University of Oxford; Professor Robin Dunbar, Director of the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford; Professor Elizabeth Spelke, Department of Cognitive Psychology, Harvard University; and Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, Department of Psychiatry and Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Making Babies in the 21st Century: The Rise of Reproductive Technologies

    Making Babies in the 21st Century: The Rise of Reproductive Technologies

    The University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies in association with The Guardian Newspaper, kindly supported by Cambridge University Press, hosted 3 major international events at Kings Place in London where international experts engaged directly with the public on topics of gender and bio-medical advances of the 21st Century. The first of these events was entitled 'Making Babies in the 21st Century: The Rise of Reproductive Technologies' and featured Baroness Onora O'Neill, Moral and Political Philosopher; Professor Marcia Inhorn, William K. Lanman Jr Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs, Yale University; Professor Susan Golombok, Director, Centre for Family Research - Developmental Psychology, University of Cambridge; and Professor Carl Djerassi, Inventor of the modern day contraceptive pill and Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Stanford University

    • 1 hr 42 min
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    Professor Carl Djerassi 'in conversation' with Lord Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal and Former Head of the Royal Society

    Professor Carl Djerassi 'in conversation' with Lord Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal and Former Head of the Royal Society

    Professor Carl Djerassi discussed his autobiography From the Pill to the Pen with Professor Martin Rees, Baron Rees of Ludlow, OM FRS (Astronomer Royal and Former Head of the Royal Society) on Monday 3 November 2014 in Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.

    • 1 hr 12 min
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    Behind Marx’s “hidden abode”: toward a gender-sensitive conception of capitalism

    Behind Marx’s “hidden abode”: toward a gender-sensitive conception of capitalism

    Professor Nancy Fraser, Henry A. and Louise Loeb Professor of Political and Social Science and Professor of Philosophy at The New School, New York,
    gives the Lent 2014 Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professorship Lecture, hosted by the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies.

    • 51 min

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