Project Launch Conference

11 May 2016
The Guildhall

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9 – 9.30 Arrival and registration
9.30 – 9.45
Conference Opening & Welcome
Dr Suzanne Clisby, Director of GRACE
Session 1: Cultures of Equality in Europe
9.45 – 11.30
Prof Birgit Pfau-Effinger, Hamburg University
Prof Susan Friedman, University of Wisconsin
Chair: Prof Adelina Sanchez Espinosa, University of Granada
11:30 – 12.00 Refreshments Break
Session 2: Cultures of Equality: Anthropological and Post-Colonial Critiques
12.00 – 1.30
Prof Bruce Kapferer, University of Bergen
Dr Nirmal Puwar, Goldsmiths, University of London
Chair: Prof Isabel Carrera Suarez, University of Oviedo
1.30 – 2.30 Buffet Lunch
Session 3: Round Table – Creating and Curating Cultures of Equality
2.30 – 3.30
Isabel de Ocampo, Executive Director, European Women’s Audio Visual Network
Dr Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at Columbia University
Edwin Jacobs, Director of Centraal Museum Utrecht
Chair: Prof Rosemarie Buikema, Utrecht University Session 4: Masculinity and Global Cultures of Equality
3.30 – 5.00
Prof Niko Besnier, University of Amsterdam
Prof J. Neil Garcia, University of the Philippines
Chair: Prof Miguel Lorente Acosta, University of Granada
5.00 – 5.30 Wine Reception

Session 5: Evening Conference
5.30 – 5.35
Welcome: The Lord Mayor of Kingston-Upon-Hull
Keynote Speakers
5.40 – 6.10
Rosie Millard, Chair, Hull City of Culture Committee, 2017 Gender Equality and Inclusion in a City of Culture: Hull 2017
6.15 – 7.15
Prof Sylvia Walby, UNESCO Chair of Gender Studies, Lancaster University Gender, Intersectionality and Equalities Architectures in Europe
Chair: Dr Suzanne Clisby