The Gender and Sexualities Research Centre

City, University of London

Women’s rage: New research project

Rosalind Gill and Laura Favaro are part of the international research team for a new project on ‘The mediatization of women’s rage: frames of intelligibility and narrative transformation strategies’. It follows from a large project on the resignification of women as victims (2016-2019) (see remuvic.eu), and has been awarded a three-year grant from the Spanish…

Continue Reading

GSRC PhD reading group – Legacy Russel’s ‘Glitch Feminism’

Words by Hannah Curran-Troop (City) and Annelot Prins (FU Berlin) In our recent GSRC PhD reading group, we had the delight of discussing Legacy Russel’s brilliant manifesto, Glitch Feminism. As a text characterised by cyberculture and online community, it felt particularly pertinent to discuss this in the virtual space of zoom, and within the wider…

Continue Reading

‘Women’s Safety: Sexual Harassment, Violence, and Unwanted Behaviour and Attention’ – Leeds Becket Panel Event with Dr Jessica Simpson

Dr Jessica Simpson of the GSRC wrote up her reflections on the event As Leeds Beckett Sociology Department alumni (or Leeds Met back in my day!), I was kindly invited by organiser and chair Dr Christopher Till, to talk on a panel – alongside Dr Natalia Gerodetti, Emily Turner (Women Friendly Leeds), Em Hubberstey (Reclaim the Streets)…

Continue Reading

GSRC online writing retreat 6 & 7 July 2021

GSRC ONLINE WRITING RETREAT 6 & 7 July 2021 9:30-2pm Do you need help finding the time and space to write, to focus on your writing, and to develop your writing plans? This writing retreat, which takes place online over 2 short days between 9:30-2pm, will involve both free writing and structured writing to targets…

Continue Reading

Sabrina Germain

Dr Sabrina Germain is a Senior Lecturer at the City Law School. She is the co-coordinator of the Centre for Law & Social Change and a member of the Centre for Healthcare Innovation Research (CHIR). Dr Germain’s research interests are in the field of healthcare law and bioethics. Using a socio-legal approach she focuses on…

Continue Reading

Feminist Digital Ethnography roundtable

On the 25th January, we welcomed our fantastic speakers Francesca Sobande, Ingrid Brudvig, and Zoë Glatt for a roundtable event on Feminist Digital Ethnography as part of our Advanced Feminist Methods and Skills series. Here, timely and urgent questions were raised around the ethics and challenges of conducting feminist research online. Such questions included examining…

Continue Reading

Professor Rosalind Gill’s new report published on International Women’s Day

Professor Rosalind Gill at the GSRC is publishing a new report on March 8th to mark International Women’s day. The report, Changing the Perfect Picture: Smartphones, Social Media and Appearance Pressures, is based on research with 175 young women and nonbinary people in the UK. Ranging over many issues from the experience of lockdown, to…

Continue Reading

Difficult conversations: A feminism and methodology workshop with Róisín Ryan-Flood

Laura Favaro’s reflections on the day As part of our ongoing series ‘Advanced feminist research methods and skills’, on 15th January Dr Róisín Ryan-Flood (University of Essex) ran a workshop on ‘Difficult Conversations’, which was attended by PhD Students and other Early Career Researchers across the world and different disciplines. Usefully drawing on a diverse…

Continue Reading

Producing Feminist Research with Maria do Mar Pereira

Hannah Curran-Troop’s reflections on the day Back in December, we had the pleasure of hosting Professor Maria do Mar Pereira for our event, Producing Feminist Research: Dilemmas of doing Feminist Ethnography and Research with our own Communities. This session transpired to be a really supportive space where we talked openly about the obstacles and sticky…

Continue Reading

New History module at City: ‘Disruptive Divas, Riot Grrrls and Bad Sistas: A History of Women in Popular Music’

“Disruptive Divas, Riot Grrrls and Bad Sistas: A History of Women in Popular Music” (HI 3009) is a new third year elective in the School of Arts and Social Sciences organised by Dr Peter Grant. It briefly covers the early history from The Beggars Opera in 1728, through music hall, blues and swing before concentrating…

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4
Skip to toolbar