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

Dorina Pojani lectures on gender issues in planning at the University of Catania, Italy
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Dorina Pojani lectures on gender issues in planning at the University of Catania, Italy

On Friday, UQ|UP’s Dorina Pojani gave a guest lecture on gender issues in urban planning at the University of Catania, Italy. The lecture was hosted by Professor Francesco Martinico and attended by upper level architecture students in the Siracusa seat. Founded in 1434, the University of Catania is the oldest in Sicily. Currently, its student … Continue reading

Planning seminar on women’s work-family trajectories in Germany
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Planning seminar on women’s work-family trajectories in Germany

Women’s life courses underwent substantial changes in the family and work domains in the second half of the 20th century. The associated fundamental changes in opportunity structures and values challenged the importance of families of origin for individual life courses, but two separate research strands suggest enduring within-family reproduction of women’s family behavior and work … Continue reading

Dorina Pojani lectures on sustainable transport and feminist planning at University of Los Andes, Colombia
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Dorina Pojani lectures on sustainable transport and feminist planning at University of Los Andes, Colombia

Founded in 1948 in Bogota, Universidad de los Andes is regarded as the top university in Colombia and one of the best in Latin America. It offers education in urbanism, architecture and design, as well as environmental/transport engineering. In the past week, Dr Dorina Pojani delivered guest lectures on sustainable transport planning and gender issues … Continue reading