23 May 2019 from 12:00 to 13:30

Gender and Diversity Hub’s Brown Bag Conversations

Tackling gender-based violence: legal and anthropological perspectives

You are warmly invited to the Gender and Diversity Hub’s third Brown Bag Conversation. This third session explores, from different disciplinary angles, the various dimensions of gender-based violence understood as violence against those who challenge the prevailing gender and sexuality norms.


12:00-12:10 – Walk in, meet & greet and collection of lunch

12:10-12:15 – Opening by Prof Rosemarie Buikema on behalf of the Gender and Diversity Hub team

12:15-12:20 – Introduction of the panel Chair: Kathrin Thiele, Associate Professor, Gender Studies Program at the Department of Media and Culture Studies of Utrecht University

12:20-12:35The legal incorporation of complex theoretical notions: symbolic violence in gender-based violence frameworks (powerpoint) presentation by Lorena Sosa, Assistant Professor at International and European Law Department, Utrecht University.

12:35-12:45 – Discussion: A feminist anthropology and a queer and gender studies approach to gender-based violence By Domitilla Olivieri, Assistant Professor at the Department of Media and Culture Studies, Utrecht University

12:45-12:55 – Response time and panel discussion

12:55-13:25 – Interactive discussion with the audience

13:25-13:30 – Closure

Start date and time
23 May 2019 12:00
End date and time
23 May 2019 13:30
Entrance fee
Free entrance