The Gender and Sexualities Research Centre

City, University of London

Laura Favaro in Women’s Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain

Laura Favaro has a recently published chapter, ‘Hey, here’s the new way’: Young Women’s Magazines in Times of the Web 3.0’ in Women’s Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1940s-2000s The Postwar and Contemporary Period britain-1940s-2000s.html. This book draws attention to the wide range of postwar print cultures for women. The collection spans domestic,…

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Jo Littler & The Care Collective

Jo Littler is part of The Care Collective whose book The Care Manifesto is out now; recorded book launch is here:

Koen Slootmaeckers selected to co-chair at European Conference on Politics and Gender

Koen Slootmaeckers has been selected to co-Chair the Sexuality Politics section of the 2021 European Conference on Politics and Gender, 7th-9th July. Further conference details here:

Jess Simpson invited to join The Sex Work Research Hub

Jess Simpson has been invited to join The Sex Work Research Hub, a national co-ordination group working with a range of stakeholders (academics, practitioners, SU’s etc) which has produced this toolkit for universities about students and sex work:

Rosalind Gill speaking at the University of Arizona

Rosalind Gill has been invited as a Mellon Foundation visiting professor at the University of Arizona to speak at the annual Sawyer seminar which this year has the theme “Neoliberalism at the Neopopulist Crossroads”. The visit will be in September 2021

Rosalind Gill awarded the Ernest Athelstan James Fellowship at the University of Sydney

Ros has been awarded the Ernest Athelstan James Fellowship at the University of Sydney, and will spend a month working in Social and Political Sciences there in 2021. This is for ‘an outstanding researcher of international standing’ to be funded to spend time at the University.

Xintong Jia

Department of Sociology I’m a PhD candidate in Sociology at City, University of London, supervised by Prof. Rosalind Gill and Dr Lia Litosseliti. My PhD project examines reality dating shows as a prism to explore female subjectivity and the changing gender relations in contemporary China, shifts in the way that intimacy is practised, and the…

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Cassandra Wiener

Department of Sociology Visiting Lecturer, Department of Sociology, ESRC funded PhD, University of Sussex. I am a lawyer, looking at the intersection of coercive control (domestic abuse) and the criminal law. My monograph ‘Coercive Control and the Criminal Law’ is being published by Routledge next year, but I am currently busy with the passage of…

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Dr Pardis Asadi Zeidabadi

Department of Sociology I completed my PhD at Newcastle University in December of 2019. My PhD thesis seeks to explore the perspectives of women involved in feminist and women’s activism in Iran on important aspects of their political identity and priorities. My study draws on forty-seven one-to-one semi-structured interviews with Iranian feminists and women activists,…

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Dr Hetta Howes

Lecturer in Medieval Literature After completing a BA in English and MA in medieval literature at Cambridge University I have been researching and teaching in London for the past 8 years. I’m a lecturer in the English department at City, and am currently finalising the manuscript for my new book (forthcoming with Boydell and Brewer),…

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