genderED is a new digital hub in The University of Edinburgh, bringing together gender and sexuality studies courses, research, projects and events from across the College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences and beyond.
One-day symposium of over 100 activists, practitioners, artists and scholars, critically debating contemporary Black feminist and womanist theories and practices in Europe. Now in its second year. (7 October 2017, Amsterdam)
A comparative study examining minority women’s experiences of, and activism against, austerity in Scotland, England and France. This project finished in 2016, but the research website is still available here.
HGS brings together staff and postgraduate students whose research embraces gender, sexuality and/or women’s history. Important shared interests currently include structure and agency in theory and practice; gender and systems of regulation; fertility and reproduction.
What does it mean to be a 'dangerous woman'? This initiative of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities examined the label through guest contributions from a diverse range of women. The project ended on International Women's Day 2017, but their website remains a great resource.
The Global Justice Academy is a founding member of WILNET. Founded by women researchers of the Manchester International Law Centre, this new platform aims to provide a professional community for women international lawyers at any stage of their career to discuss both their experiences in - and pathways into - the field.
This collaborative project included researchers from the University of Edinburgh, and explored the relationship between gender and devolution in Wales, looking at both the National Assembly for Wales and Welsh local government. The research has been completed.
University of Edinburgh researchers have published a key study on the effects of sexual violence in war. 'Physical, mental and social consequences in civilians who have experiences war-related sexual violence: a systematic review (1981-2014)' can be read and downloaded here.