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Remembering Dr Jo Woodiwiss, CWS Graduate

Wednesday 4 October 2023

The Centre for Women's Studies is very sad to hear of the recent death of Dr Jo Woodiwiss, a graduate and friend of CWS.

New issue of Centre for Women's Studies Journal, Cultivate

Monday 25 September 2023

We are delighted to share the latest issue of Cultivate: The Feminist Journal of the Centre for Women's Studies (CWS). 'Issue 5: The Creative Issue' puts our usual peer-reviewed article process aside and instead spotlights creative work.

Welcome to our new staff member in CWS!

Friday 8 September 2023

We are very pleased to welcome Dr Francesca Lewis to the Centre for Women's Studies (CWS) core staff team.

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Women Claim Home: Gendered Dimensions of Urban Regeneration, Forced Displacement, and Activism in Cambodia and Sri Lanka

This seminar will feature a dialogue between Dr. Asha Abeyasekera’s research on women’s homemaking as an ethical and political life principle in the context of dislocation in Sri Lanka and Dr. Saba Joshi’s research on rural women’s activism against land dispossession in Cambodia.


Sexual violence as a strategy of enclosure: an origin story

with Dr Rachel Alsop and Professor Alison Phipps

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