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Gender, sexuality, bodies and identity - Research conference

  • Exhibition and Conference Centre, UWE Bristol Coldharbour Lane Bristol, England United Kingdom (map)

UWE is hosting a ‘gender, sexuality, bodies and identity’ research conference, on 04 December, to bring together leading professionals.

Key note speakers from the United States will present on violence prevention work. Presenters from three UK universities will offer further talks on a range of related topics.

This conference has a booking fee of £10 but is otherwise free to attend, places and parking are limited so please book asap following this link

Lunch and afternoon tea/coffee is provided, the day will end with a drinks reception and networking.

We are very pleased to be able to offer an excellent programme of events, featuring key note speakers from Rutgers School Of Social Work, New Jersey, Dr Victoria Banyard and Dr Sarah McMahon, who will be presenting on: Building better campus bystanders: Future directions for preventing gender based violence.

Alongside this we will have a further international contributor Dr Katie Edwards from University of New Hampshire, and talks from three of the local universities: UWE, University of Bristol and University of Bath, which will showcase current work from the range of affiliated research groups and centres.

The day will end with a showing of ‘The Rape of Recy Taylor’:

‘A 90 minute documentary about a 24-year old black mother and sharecropper who was gang raped by six white men in 1944 Alabama.’ She spoke up long before the #MeToo movement.’ TRAILER

Please contact Dr Helen Bovill, Associate Head of Department Research and Scholarship, Department of Education and Childhood, UWE if you have any questions about the day.

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