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The fear of campus sexual assault has become an inextricable part of the college experience. Research has shown that by the time they graduate, as many as one in three women and almost one in six men will have been sexually assaulted. But why is sexual assault such a common feature of college life? And what can be done to prevent it?
On Wednesday May 26, 2021, at 6pm CEST, join a discussion with:
- Jennifer S. Hirsch, Professor of sociomedical sciences at Columbia University
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Whether as front-line health workers, care givers or in other highly exposed or informal sectors, women are bearing the brunt of COVID-19. Additionally women have seen a massive increase in unpaid care and domestic responsibilities. In short, COVID-19 is a gendered crisis and gender must be central to our economic recovery. However, models of economic recovery, namely those used in Latin American countries, tend to focus mainly on male-dominated sectors.
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During the academic year 2019-2020, Carolin Beck, Chloé Bertrand, Hannah Milbers, Inaïssa Sylla and Sofietou Sakho, Master’s students at Sciences Po, undertook a collaborative action research project for the NGO Equipop as part of Women Forward International. Their report, titled "Activists and Feminists in Cote d'Ivoire and Senegal: Actions, Stakes, Dynamics" has been rencently released. It provides insight into the activities of feminist movements working towards the rights of women in Cote d’Ivoire and Senegal.
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On Friday, October 9, 2020, at 12pm, join us for a discussion with French sociologists Céline Bessière (Université Paris-Dauphine) and Sibylle Gollac (CRESPPA Paris) on their latest book The Gender of Capital / Le Genre du Capital, fruit of twenty years of research. Their presentation will be followed by a discussion with Hélène Périvier, economist at the French Economic Observatory (OFCE) and director of Sciences Po's Gender Studies Programme PRESAGE.
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Sciences Po's Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Evaluation of Public Policies (LIEPP) is calling for projects, in partnership with Sciences Po's Gender Studies Programme-PRESAGE and the Cité du Genre (FR). This call will contribute towards developing and promoting interdisciplinary academic works evaluating public policies.
Projects can be submitted in English or in French.
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In the last few weeks, the Coronavirus Covid-19 has created an unprecedented situation with, on one side, serious fears of contamination and, on the other, a great level of uncertainty.
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Granted by PRESAGE, Sciences Po's Gender Studies Programme, the Advanced Certification in Gender Studies enables Sciences Po graduates who acquired sound knowledge in gender studies to testify to their skills and education in the professional world.
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In 2020, Sciences Po's Gender Studies programme, celebrates its 10 years of existence. An exceptional Lecture Series is organized to mark this occasion. On Monday January 27, 2020, at 5:00pm, Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, Professor of Sociology and Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of Southern California, will give a talk on Gender and Transational Families.
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The Summer School is now accepting applications for the 2020 University Programme. Apply now via Sciences Po's online application system.
2020 University Programme
The Summer School’s University Programme is a unique opportunity for university students and graduates from all over the world to discover Sciences Po over the course of a summer on our Paris campus. Participants in the Summer School’s University Programme can:
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In 2020, Sciences Po's Gender Studies programme, celebrates its 10 years of existence. An exceptional Lecture Series was scheduled to mark this occasion. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, several talks were cancelled and postponed to the next academic year.
January 27, 2020 · Who cares for the children? Gender and Transnational Families.
Talk by Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at University of Southern California.