Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery: Deviance, Desire and the Pursuit of Perfection

Text of a lecture given by Camille Nurka at the Women in Time Symposium, 30 November 2018, UTAS, Hobart, in association with the Australian Women’s History Network. I would like to say thank you to Paige Gleeson, Honey Dower, Frieda … Continue reading

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MENTOR Workshop 2018: Six key pieces of career advice for PhDs and ECRs

Hollie Pich and Marama Whyte co-organised Professor Glenda Sluga’s recent MENTOR workshop. They review the event, and give six key pieces of advice from the event for emerging scholars. Like all industries, academia presents specific challenges to women and gender-diverse … Continue reading

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Listening to homeless women: History and the role of the media in the campaign for better policy

An exploration of the media positioning of homeless women across Australian history by Anne O’Brien. This piece was originally published by the ABC on 12 December 2018. One of the less remarked upon by-products of the neoliberal ascendancy is the … Continue reading

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Failing to lead by example: How Australian politics is facilitating a culture of violence against women

The Liberal Party of Australia’s gender problem, Ella Kuskoff argues, is more related to questions about violence against women than we might like to think. Search “women in politics” online and you will be confronted with a long list of … Continue reading

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