Monthly Archives: August 2020

Congratulations to Dr Harini Amarasuriya, appointed as Sri Lankan MP

genderED would like to offer a heartfelt congratulations to Dr Harini Amarasuriya – 2019 IASH Nominated Fellow and former PhD Candidate in Social Anthropology – who was appointed as a Member of Parliament in Sri Lanka this Wednesday. After obtaining … Continue reading

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Pornography and the Contrast Between Sexism and Misogyny

Dr. Aidan McGlynn is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. My aim in this post is to examine the bearing of sexist pornography on the distinction between sexism and misogyny drawn by Kate Manne in her recent … Continue reading

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Race, Intersectionality and COVID-19

This article originally appeared on Discover Society. Ashlee Cristoffersen is a PhD Candidate in Social Policy at the University of Edinburgh and an equality research consultant. The disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people in … Continue reading

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Social Media, Blockchain, Big Data & Co: How do we support women mediators in peace processes in a technology-driven world?

Cross-post from Political Settlements Research Programme. Political Settlements Research Programme (PSRP) Graduate Fellow, Fiona Knäussel, reflects on the programme’s thinking on women and PeaceTech, the challenges for women peacebuilders in using tech tools and how to address them, and on whether … Continue reading

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