Gender, Peace & Security Seminar: Variables Impacting Women Post-Natural Disasters in Pacific Small Island States (A Scoping Study 2006 – 2016) + Women, War and Military Reproduction in Kachinland, Myanmar

Date/Time: Wed 01 Nov / 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Location: Monash University, Room N402, (Menzies Building) 20 Chancellors Walk, Clayton Campus


School of Arts and Social Sciences

Seminar

Gender, Peace & Security Seminar: Variables Impacting Women Post-Natural Disasters in Pacific Small Island States (A Scoping Study 2006 – 2016) + Women, War and Military Reproduction in Kachinland, Myanmar


Betty Barkha will speak on her paper titled ‘Variables Impacting Women Post-Natural Disasters in Pacific Small Island States (A Scoping Study 2006 – 2016)’.

Jenny Hedstrom will speak on her paper titled ‘Women, War and Military Reproduction in Kachinland, Myanmar’.

PRESENTERS
Betty Barkha is from the Fiji Islands and she has been involved in development for over 8 years with various organisations in the Asia-Pacific. She is currently the youngest serving member on the board of directors of the Association of Women in Development (AWID). Additionally, she is an advisor with FRIDA Young Feminist Fund and a member of the Women Deliver Young Leaders Program. She is passionate about human rights and climate action, and committed to enhancing resilience initiatives in the region through effective and meaningful engagement with partners. Betty holds a Masters of Arts in Sociology and is currently based in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Jenny Hedström is a third-year doctoral student in International Relations and Politics at the Monash Gender, Peace and Security Center, Monash University, Melbourne. Jenny’s research interests concerns feminist political economy, Myanmar/Burma studies, militarization and conflict. You can find out more about Jenny’s work here (https://monash.academia.edu/JennyHedström) and follow her on twitter here (https://twitter.com/HedstromJenny).


Date
Wednesday 1st November

Time
10:00am – 11:30am

Venue
N402 Meeting Room
Level 4, Menzies Building
20 Chancellors Walk
Clayton Campus

For more information, please contact Lesley Pruitt on 9905 0021.

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