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BSA Sociology and Feminism Event

18 December 2019 (1.30pm-4.00pm)
National Council for Voluntary Organisations, Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London N1 9RL, UK

Gender Struggles? Feminism? Sociology?

How does analysing gender inequality in sociology contribute to challenging everyday sexism and gender troubles? Hear an introduction and an update, express your own experience and views.

This is a chance to participate in a two hour engagement with feminism and Sociology introduced by leading feminist researchers within sociology and chaired by Lynn Jamieson the former President of the British Sociological Association. The event is for all – with or without prior knowledge - from school-pupil to retired academic.  All you need is some interest in feminism or sociology or desire to do something about gender inequality.  Come and hear sociologists’ and feminists’ analysis of gender inequality and take the opportunity to question, challenge or tell your own stories.

The panel includes the sociologists:

  • Stevi Jackson, University of York - Sexuality, Sociology and Feminism
  • Aisha Phoenix, SOAS University of London - Colourism and Intersectionality
  • Aaron Winter, University of East London - Researching Racism and Misogyny

The event is chaired by Professor Lynn Jamieson, former President of the British Sociological Association.