Past Events

Alexander Kondakov — Sexual Counter-Revolutions – The Case of Russia

Seminar — November 26, 2018 Visiting guest speaker, Alexander Kondakov, delivered a timely seminar speaking about his work on sexual counter-revolutions, the struggles of LGBTQ communities and queer coalition and resistance in Russia. Alexander Kondakov is a Research Fellow at the University of Helsinki. He is a sociologist and queer theorist writing on law and … Continue reading Alexander Kondakov — Sexual Counter-Revolutions – The Case of Russia

Harsha Walia – ‘Anti-Oppressive Feminisms and Solidarities’

Seminar — Wednesday May 23rd. 2018 Anti-racist and feminist author and activist Harsha Walia reflected on the state of the feminist movement. What are strategies to strengthen our understandings of liberatory feminisms while interrogating anti-feminist feminism? How can feminism become a movement of expansive solidarities that centres on the experiences of women of colour, low-income … Continue reading Harsha Walia – ‘Anti-Oppressive Feminisms and Solidarities’

Launch of CGFS

The Centre for Gender, Feminisms and Sexualities at UCD was launched on Thursday 27 April  2017 in the Fitzgerald Chamber, University College Dublin. Professor Orla Feeley, Vice President for Research and Innovation, and Professor Colin Scott, Principal, College of Social Sciences and Law opened the launch with welcoming addresses. Dr Lisa Duggan of NYU gave a … Continue reading Launch of CGFS

Advanced Seminar

Advanced Seminar — Friday, 28th April, 2017 The Centre for Gender, Feminisms and Sexualities hosted an Advanced Seminar entitled: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES: RESEARCHING THE INTERSECTIONS BETWEEN GENDER, FEMINISMS AND SEXUALITIES This seminar was delivered by: Dr Lisa Duggan – Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and Director of Gender and Sexuality Studies at NYU (New York University). Dr Debbie … Continue reading Advanced Seminar

Launch of Autonomy

Book Launch — Thursday, April 26, 2018 UCD Centre for Gender, Feminisms & Sexualities \,in conjunction with UCD for Choice, hosted a launch of Autonomy, a collection of poetry, fiction and essays edited by Kathy d’Arcy. The launch featured readings from contributors Sarah Clancy, Kathy D’Arcy, Eva Griffin and Matt Kennedy. a book about taking … Continue reading Launch of Autonomy