Category Archives: genderED

Introducing the PeaceFem App

PeaceFem is a mobile phone app that illustrates women’s inclusion in peace processes around the world. PeaceFem provides information about strategies women’s rights advocates have used to influence peace agreements; information about the enabling and constraining factors that shaped the … Continue reading

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Weaving institutional change: feminist networking to achieve gender equality in academia

Dr María López Belloso recently finished a nominated fellowship with IASH and genderED. This is a cross-post with the GEARING Roles blog. From its inception in the proposal-drafting phase, GEARING Roles partners bet on achieving institutional change through knowledge exchange and “learning … Continue reading

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genderED: The Year in Focus

Director Fiona Mackay reflects on the highlights of 2019-20 for genderED – the University of Edinburgh’s interdisciplinary hub for showcasing gender and sexualities studies. genderED is hosted by IASH (Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities) on behalf of the College … Continue reading

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The Scottish Feminist Judgements Podcast – tackling the myth of neutrality

This is a guest post from Gabrielle Blackburn of the Scottish Feminist Judgements Podcast. The first episode of the Scottish Feminist Judgments Podcast launched on Thursday 20th of August, and new episodes come out every other Thursday, available on all … Continue reading

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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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Welcoming Dr. María López Belloso, Visiting Fellow

Dr. María López Belloso is a visiting fellow with the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities and genderED. Her in-person fellowship during the month of July was moved online because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but she is nevertheless … Continue reading

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A recovery plan which works for women also works for the planet

This blog post first appeared on ‘On the Engender,’ the blog of Scotland’s Feminist and Policy Advocacy Organisation.  Claire Duncanson is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Edinburgh, researcher on a project called The Feminist Roadmap for … Continue reading

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