Interdisciplinary Gender Seminar, University of Lodz
Proposals due: 15.04.2017
The aim of the 2nd Conference of Interdisciplinary Gender Seminar is to create a space for discussion of the contemporary challenges of women’s rights and various discriminatory practices. The Conference will also offer an opportunity for sharing the current women’s experiences of domination and oppression in the public sphere.
Violence against women was, and still is, institutionalized in many aspects: cultural, social, economic, political and ethical. Social relations based on inequalities – the breeding ground for violence, both symbolic and physical – are not always evaluated as conclusively negative. The roots of dominance have been clearly defined as resulting from inequality, however, different groups can still be exposed to different forms of oppression based on gender, age, economic status and social or cultural capital.
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