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Each year the Centre for Women’s Studies hosts conferences, seminars and day schools which bring together scholars in the Centre’s key fields as well as in emerging areas. We welcome items for the news and events webpage; please send to the Centre Administrator


Open Letter from CWS staff to students on Black Lives Matter

Thursday 18 June 2020

Click to see the open letter from CWS staff on Black Lives Matter

CWS Student Published in 'Feminist Media Studies'

Thursday 14 May 2020

We are delighted to congratulate CWS GEMMA student Aline Rodrigues Silva on the recent publication of her book review in Feminist Media Studies, Volume 20(3).

#FreePatrick Demonstration

Wednesday 4 March 2020

Centre for Women’s Studies students and staff joined UCU York to call for the immediate and unconditional release of University of Bologna / GEMMA student Patrick Zaki who has been imprisoned by the Egyptian authorities #freepatrick

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Taking Care: Mental Health & Well-being Workshop

1.00PM, CWS students and staff should be able to see this event (with the Zoom link inside) on their Google Calendar timetable. If you're unable to see or access the session, please email Bobby (


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