EUI Events


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 […]

Lecture – Sex during the Cold War: Sex Education in Socialist Poland

The Queer and Feminist Studies Working Group hosts a talk by Professor Agnieszka Kościańska discussing her book “To See a Moose: The History of Polish Sex Education” (New York 2021). The talk will be followed by a discussion moderated by HEC researcher, Marta Chmielewska. In To See a Moose: The History of Polish Sex Education, Koscianska […]

Ursula Hirschmann lecture 2021 – video recording

Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond, the former President of the UK Supreme Court, gave the 2021 Ursula Hirschmann Lecture. The Regulation of Human Reproduction was the crucial and timely topic Lady Hale discussed from judicial, social, ethical and political perspectives. She addressed issues around family planning in diverse settings including surrogacy and sperm donation. […]