Is Gender Relevant? Conference Videos

Following the success of the September 2014 Conference held at the University of Bradford, organised by Dr Karina Croucher and sponsored by the British Academy, we invite further discussion and comments on this web blog, and just as a reminder of a fantastic day, videos of many of our Speakers and their talks have been added below.

Compiled by Debbie Hallam, University of Bradford

Professor Brian Cantor    University of Bradford Vice Chancellor   Welcome     Duration 06.24

 Roberta Gilchrist, University of Reading, British Academy   Introduction  Duration 14.36


Mary Harlow University of Leicester and Ray Laurence,  University of Kent     Writing the past together: more balance, less bias, presented by Ray  Laurence    Duration 16.58

Irene Salvo, Royal Holloway, London     Gender Identities and Religion  Duration 20.10

Yağmur Heffron  University of Cambridge    Who is doing the Picking? Women’s Inclusions into Unskilled Archaeological Labour in Turkey    Duration 21.17


Francesca Romana Ammaturo   University of London   A Contentious Beard: Conchita Wurst and the performance of Gender at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest.   Duration 13.32

Daisy Black, University of Manchester    Making Pankhurst Present at the Passion: Performing Feminism as a ‘Gateway’ to Public Engagement     Duration 16.03

Enzo CorsettiNuovi occhi per I media / New eyes for the Media   Men’s World and Issues.    Duration 14.35

Marianna Muravyeva,    Oxford Brookes University   Why are they afraid of Gender: Russian academia, women and gender in a conservative mobilization.    Duration 16.30

Josiane Boutonnet, University of Wolverhampton    What Does Humour Have to Tell us About Gender Today?    Duration 16.34


 Lucinda Matthew-Jones, Liverpool John Moores University      Selling the Gendered Past      Duration 06.52

 Peter D’Sena,     University of London    Many Cultures, Many Histories                                  Duration 11.21

Maggie Andrews,  University of Worcester  Gender History by any other Name                     Duration 8.37

 Hannah Cobb,   University of Manchester  Fieldwork, Practice,  Interpretation and Gender    Duration 8.48 

Tim Reinke- Williams,  University of Northampton   Teaching the history of masculinity: problems and potential solutions     Duration 16.10


Diane Bolger, University of Edinburgh   Fragmenting Gender: social and material transformation in 3rd millenium BC Cyprus.   Duration 17.48

Kristin Leith, University of Exeter   What can feminist theory tell us about masculinity in Mycenaean warrior graves?   Duration 17.34

Holly Ranger, University of Birmingham   What does it mean for a Woman to Translate Latin?  Duration 13.59

 Elina Pyy,   University of Helsinki     To be Roman, to be  a Man?   Representation of Roman Masculinity and the Construction of Roman Identity  Duration 12.55

Daniel Grey, University of Plymouth    ‘Agonised Weeping’ Representing Femininity, Emotion and Infanticide in Edwardian Newspapers     Duration 11.34


 PART 1:  Anne Murphy, University of Hertfordshire   Duration 10.42,   Garthine Walker, University of Cardiff Duration 10.42- 26.43, Maggie Andrews, University of Worcester  Duration 26.44- 37.35

PART 2:  Simonetta Manfredi, Oxford Brookes University Duration 13.27, Pat Morton, Sheffield Hallam University Duration 13.28-28.14, Uduak Archibong, University of Bradford, Director of Genovate    Duration 28.15-45.24.

Closing SessionRoberta Gilchrist, University of Reading , Duration 12.19 Karina Croucher University of Bradford, Conference Organiser   Duration 12.20- 19.30, Richard Greene, Dean of Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Bradford    Duration 19.35-26.00



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