Uladzimir Valodzin

Lecture: Women and men can never have equal career opportunities until they share equal caregiving responsibilities

The Department of History and Civilisation hosts the lecture “Women and men can never have equal career opportunities until they share equal caregiving responsibilities” by Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter (New America, and Princeton University). The only way to complete the gender revolution that has been taking place for the past six decades, at least in some […]

Talk: A Camera of her Own: Elisa Zonaro

Date: Monday, 07 March 2022 Time: 17:00 to 19:00 Place: Villa Salviati, Sala del Consiglio In this working group event, Alev Berberoğlu discusses Elisa Zonaro, an Italian professional photographer in the nineteenth-century Ottoman capital. Elisa Zonaro (1863-1946) was an Italian professional photographer active in the late nineteenth-century Ottoman capital during the reign of Sultan Abdülhamid […]

Visual and material history of sexualisation – session on 28 February 2022

Date and time: 28 February 2022, 17:30 – 18:30 CET Place: Refectory, Badia Fiesolana (and in zoom) The Visual and Material History Working Group and the Queer and Feminist Studies Interdisciplinary Working Group host a joint session at the crossroads of gender history and material culture. This workshop aims to conduct a reflection on how […]

Beyond the Rape in War and Conflict Paradigm – a presentation by Revital Madar

Title: Beyond the Rape in War and Conflict Paradigm: An Intersectional Analysis of Israeli State Sexual Violence in the Occupied Palestinian Territories Presenter: Revital Madar, Max Weber Fellow (LAW) Date and time: 25 February 2022, 15:00 Place: Villa Salviati, Sala del Consiglio Abstract: It is often taken as a fact that despite Israel’s diverse arsenal […]

The Myth of the One-Sex Body – Katharine Park, 22 November 2021

Monday 22 November 2021, 15:00 (CET), Sala del Capitolo, Badia Fiesolana, hybrid mode Speaker: Katharine Park (Harvard University/Villa i Tatti) In Making Sex (1990), Thomas Laqueur argued for a dramatic shift in Western medical understandings of sex difference circa 1800, falsely claiming that prior to this period, women were generally understood as imperfect men; their […]

Historicising homophobic myths and stories from the Soviet Baltics – presentation by Rebeka Põldsam, 11 November 2021

11 November 2021, 17:00 – 19:00 (CET), Sala degli Stemmi, Villa Salviati – Castle In this seminar Rebeka Põldsam will present her research about the history of non-normative sexualities and genders in Estonia. Her research extends from the inter-war period, when the modern terminology about sexuality gained ground, to the present, when sex-gender identities are […]