Five podcasts to listen to while social-distancing
- A camera on Reims campus in 2019 © Paul Rentler / Sciences Po
In 2020, PRESAGE — Sciences Po's Gender Studies Programme — celebrates its 10 years of existence. An exceptional Lecture Series was scheduled for Spring Semester 2020 to mark this occasion. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, several talks were cancelled and postponed.
Since its creation in 2010, Sciences Po’s Gender Studies Programme records the talks given by guest researchers. Here are five podcasts to listen to while you are social-distancing.
Jonathan Katz on Difference and Desire in American Portraiture
In 2012 Jonathan Katz, an American activist and art historian, elaborated on the controversy surrounding the "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture" Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery exhibition, the first major American first major American exhibition to highlight sexual difference in American portraiture.
Maya Judd on Mamma's Boys and Low Fertility in Italy
In 2016, Maya Judd, anthropologist, gave a Lecture at Sciences Po on Italian men’s late departure from the parental home that play a part in the configuration of family relations, the distribution of economic resources, and, ultimately, reproductive decisions and attitudes towards parenting.
Tristin Green on discrimination laundering
In 2018, Tristin Green, lawyer, presented her work on discrimination laundering. While discrimination in the workplace is often perceived to be undertaken at the hands of individual or 'rogue' employees acting against the better interest of their employer, the truth is often the opposite: organizations are inciting discrimination through the work environments that they create.
Roundtable on Gender Budgeting
In 2019, Mary-Ann Stephenson, and Fran Bennett, two members of the Women’s Budget Group, were invited, with Claire Guiraud, Secretary General for French Haut Conseil à l’Égalité, to explain how taxation and public spending can have different impacts on women and men. They show how policies which appear neutral on the surface may in fact increase gender inequalities.
Francine M. Deutsch on couples around the world who create equality at home
In 2020, as part of the celebration of Sciences Po’s Gender Studies Programme 10 years of existence, psychosociologist Francine M. Deutsch told the stories of couples around the world today who are thwarting social norms and achieving equality at home.