Is sisterhood powerful?

Thursday 7 November 2013, 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Event details Is sisterhood powerful?
Organiser name Dr Maud Perrier, Audrey ReevesElizabeth Evans
School School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies; University of Bristol
Date 07/11/2013
Time 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Venue 2D2, Social Sciences Complex, University of Bristol, 12 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TU
Speakers Chair: Dr Maud Perrier, University of Bristol

Dr Elizabeth Evans, University of Bristol

Dr Debi Withers, Writer and Publisher

Professor Jane Speedy, University of Bristol

Bubukee Pyrsou, University of Bristol

Sian Norris, Co-Founder of the Bristol Feminist Network & Founder of the Bristol Women's Literature Festival

Type of event Panel discussion and debate
Reception Teas and coffees provided
Booking link Book via Eventbrite
Abstract

This panel considers the idea of sisterhood in past, present and future feminist thought and activism, including its possibilities and problems.  Revisiting debates about difference and solidarity we discuss: Is sisterhood necessary? What should it mean and how does it need rethinking for twenty first century feminism?

If you have any specific access requirements, please contact thinking-futures@bristol.ac.uk

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