EUI Events


MPC Webinar: Gender Based Violence and Migration in Times of Covid-19. Perspectives from across the globe

1 July 2020 at 15:00 The current health crisis has exposed and deepened existing inequalities; and it is a crisis that is, in many ways, gendered. Many essential (migrant) workers are female. The crisis has also greatly exacerbated women’s vulnerability to sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). Unemployment, economic downturn, and restricted mobility in the wake […]

STG Professor Ruth Rubio Marin and a group of 20 European academics, politicians, policy makers and civil society activists raise awareness about the devastating COVID-19 impact on women

“They have produced four short videos under the title of Women´ s Europe: Voices in Times of Covid. The experts worry that the needs of women have been overlooked during the pandemic. They also fear that the post-COVID-19 agenda may be designed with insufficient input from women and their needs and priorities. The videos provide […]

Sex/gender, Sexual Orientation and Bodies: A Conversation with Anne Fausto-Sterling

6 November 2019 at 10:00 – Sala degli Stemmi, Villa Salviati Seminar in the framework of the Ursula Hirschmann Lecture Series jointly organised by the HEC Department and the RSCAS Eminent  biologist of gender and sexuality Anne Fausto-Sterling will give an informal seminar from 10:00-12:00 on Friday 6 November. The seminar is reserved to doctoral […]

Gender/sex Identity is in the body. How did it get there?

Lecture by Anne Fausto-Sterling (Nancy Duke Lewis Professor Emerita of Biology and Gender Studies at Brown University), in the framework of the Ursula Hirschmann Lecture Series 5 November 2019, 17:00-19:00, Theatre, Badia Fiesolana In this lecture, I will explore theoretical and empirical approaches to the development of gender/sex and sexual orientation. Leaving behind the nature […]

The EUI Interdisciplinary Experimental Working Group (ECO/SPS)

24 October 2019, Seminar Room 4, Badia Fiesolana Prof. Eva Anduiza (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona) “Feminism as a cue” In this paper we explore how feminism works as a cue. The #MeToo era is witnessing a rise in the visibility of feminism, feminist arguments and feminist issues, as well as powerful backlash reactions. We use […]

Gender in Law and Courts: Uneasy Encounters?

Friday 8 November 2019 | Villa Salviati, European University Institute, Florence The Department of Law of the European University Institute (EUI) and the PluriCourts Centre on the Legitimacy of the International Judiciary at the University of Oslo (PluriCourts) host a one-day conference on gender and sexualities in international and European laws and courts on 8 November […]