Sylvia Walby: Gender Mainstreaming and Feminist Knowledge Transfer

The European Union Center of Excellence (EUCE) and the Transnational Applied Research in Gender Equity Training Research Circle (TARGET) are pleased to present

Sylvia Walby

Department of Sociology, Lancaster, UK
& UNESCO Chair of Gender Studies

Monday, April 21

Complexity Theory and Intersectionality
10am 8417 Sewell Social Sciences

Gender Mainstreaming and Feminist Knowledge Transfer
Noon-1:30pm 8411 Sewell Social Sciences

Sylvia Walby is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at Lancaster University, UK.  She has been Professor of Sociology in the Universities of Leeds and Bristol, and Reader at the LSE.  She was the founding President of the European Sociological Association; she is the President of the International Sociological Association’s, Research Committee on Economy and Society.  She is one of the activity leaders on Quing, an EU funded project, comparing the different meanings of gender equality in gender equality policies as it intersects with other inequalities across 27 EU +2 countries.  Books include: Gender Transformations (Routledge 1997), Theorizing Patriarchy (Blackwell 1990), Patriarchy at Work (Polity Press 1986) and most recently the jointly edited Gendering the Knowledge Economy (with Gottfried, Gottschall and Osawa) (Palgrave 2007).  Forthcoming is Globalization and Inequalities: Complexity and Contested Modernities (Sage 2008), which uses complexity theory to theorise trajectories of change in multiple complex inequalities in a global era.

Co-sponsored by FemSem

TARGET is a Research Circle on the UW Campus, supported by Global Studies, the International Institute, the Division of International Studies, and by an EU-U.S. Atlantis grant from the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), U.S. Department of Education