Ursula Hirschmann Annual Lectures


A new identity for identity: Rethinking sex and gender with Anne Fausto Sterling

By Adriana Urbano Professor Anne Fausto Sterling, Emeritus Professor of Biology at Brown University, delivered the 2019 Ursula Hirschmann Lecture on Gender at the EUI. In her talk, she laid out what she thinks developmental psychology is getting wrong and how we need to rethink gender and sex. A mistaken approach to gender Professor Anne […]

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 […]

From Gendering Management to Managing Gender – The Complex Trajectory of an Instrument of Power.

22 November 2018 – Ursula Hirschmann Lecture Series, from 4 to 6 pm, in sala del Consiglio (Villa Salviati), with Marie-Laure Salles-Djelic (Scences-Po, Paris) The twentieth century can arguably be dubbed the century of management. As management ideas spread and project efficiency, neutrality and universality, they turn into a powerful and (nearly) taken-for-granted “regime of truth”. But management […]

Capital, Care and Progressive Neoliberalism: A Feminist Dialogue

16 March 2017 – Ursula Hirschmann Lecture Series, from 4 to 6 pm, in sala del Consiglio (Villa Salviati), with Nancy Fraser (Professor of Philosophy and Critical theory, The New School, NY). More info Podcast *** 15 March 2017 – Seminar with Nancy Fraser, from 3 to 5 pm, in sala degli Anelli (Villa Salviati), open to researchers […]