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Teaching and Tackling Violence Against Women: Perspectives from India and the UK

Teaching and Tackling Violence Against Women: Perspectives from India and the UK
Hosted by: Fiona Mackay # UoE; Hosted by: Radhika Govinda # UoE
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22nd Feb 2018 17:00 - 22nd Feb 2018 19:00
6th floor staff room, Chrystal Macmillan Building

Teaching and Tackling Violence Against Women

This panel of experts from India and Scotland, UK will discuss the challenges and dilemmas of teaching about, raising awareness of, and strategizing to tackle  gender based violence. It will explore the links between feminists in the Academy and anti-violence women’s movements South and North, as well as reflecting on institutional developments in the Higher Education sector to tackle violence against women on campus.

This panel is organised by Prof Fiona Mackay. It is part of a series of events during the second workshop (19th to 23rd February 2018) of a collaborative project between University of Edinburgh and Ambekar University Delhi entitled 'Teaching Feminisms, Transforming Lives' led by Dr Radhika Govinda (University of Edinburgh) and Prof Krishna Menon (Ambedkar University Delhi).  This project is funded by a UGC-UKIERI grant. 

Chair: Fiona Mackay, University of Edinburgh

Speakers: Anni Donaldson, University of Strathclyde, Rachana Johri, Ambedkar University Delhi, Anuj Kapilashrami, University of Edinburgh,  Bindu KC,  Ambedkar University Delhi, Lesley Mcmillan, Glasgow Caledonian University,

Followed by a reception hosted by the Centre for South Asian Studies, University of Edinburgh

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