New article on gender and planning in Australian Planner, by UQ|UP team
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New article on gender and planning in Australian Planner, by UQ|UP team

Through a dozen in-depth interviews of urban planning professionals in Brisbane, Australia, this study examines the relationship between the experience of women in the planning profession and the consideration of women’s issues in the city. The study reveals that Brisbane’s planning industry continues to be perceived by those who work within it as an ‘old-boys-club’. … Continue reading

MDP Annual Lecture coming up!
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MDP Annual Lecture coming up!

This year’s lecture in the Master of Development Practice (MDP) will be delivered by Prof Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt, from ANU. The lecture is entitled ‘ The secret and gendered lives of the underground‘ and will take place on 3 November 2021, 5pm-6pm in the Mitchie Building (9), Room 221, St Lucia Campus. The lecture is intended … Continue reading

Book launch coming up: Trophy cities, by Dorina Pojani
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Book launch coming up: Trophy cities, by Dorina Pojani

Trophy cities: A feminist perspective on new capitals Abstract   This seminar will present Dr Pojani’s latest book Trophy cities: A feminist perspective on new capitals (Edward Elgar, 2021). Offering a fresh perspective, this timely book analyses the socio-cultural and physical production of planned capital cities through the theoretical lens of feminism. Dr Pojani evaluates the historical, … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani’s new book on masterplanned capital cities is out!
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Dorina Pojani’s new book on masterplanned capital cities is out!

Offering a fresh perspective, this timely book analyzes the socio-cultural and physical production of planned capital cities through the theoretical lens of feminism. Dorina Pojani evaluates the historical, spatial and symbolic manifestations of new capital cities, as well as the everyday experiences of those living there, to shed light on planning processes, outcomes and contemporary … Continue reading

EDI-C seminar on working parents in academia
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EDI-C seminar on working parents in academia

Successful child raising requires attention, time, effort, energy and goodwill. The responsibility for raising the next generation of citizens is under-valued and falls disproportionately to women. This responsibility impedes women’s progress and success in the workplace, including in universities. This seminar will provide the opportunity to explore how the imbalances inherent in sexist attitudes to … Continue reading

SI on transport & gender in TR-A, guest edited by Dorina Pojani
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SI on transport & gender in TR-A, guest edited by Dorina Pojani

A Special Issue on transport, gender, & culture, guest-edited by Dorina Pojani (UQ|UP), Lake Sagaris (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile), & Enrica Papa (University of Westminster), has just been published in Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice. The authors for this special issue have been motivated to explore gender and mobility issues by both … Continue reading

New paper in Gender, Work and Organization on gendered space in Dhaka, co-authored by Sonia Roitman
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New paper in Gender, Work and Organization on gendered space in Dhaka, co-authored by Sonia Roitman

A new publication about how gendered space is informally managed in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The article is titled ‘The politics of gendered space: Social norms and purdah affecting female informal work in Dhaka, Bangladesh’ and is co-authored by Dr Luftun Lata, Dr Peter Walters (School of Social Science, UQ) and Dr Sonia Roitman (UQ|UP). In Bangladesh, … Continue reading