Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS) Podcasts

A collection of podcasts from events and workshops held at Birkbeck that focused on the themes of gender and sexuality.

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Full list of podcasts from all BISR events


Marilyn Monroe: a Reappraisal

Seduced and Betrayed: Exposing the Contemporary Microfinance Phenomenon

  • Speaker: Milford Bateman, Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, Croatia
    Kate Maclean, Birkbeck, University of London, UK
  • 25 January 2018
  • Listen to the podcast

Morbid Love in Late Nineteenth-Century France: Between Decadence and Degeneration

Daniel Monk: Reading the Queer Will

Feminist Emergency - International Conference

BiGS Event: 'We can't live together like those faggots'. Cinematic Representation of Queer Migrants from Muslim-Majority Countries Living in Europe

BiGS Event: Decolonising Witchcraft: Implications for Knowledge and Health

      • In collaboration with the Peltz Gallery
      • Speakers:
        • Frank Somers
        • Peter Wilkin
        • Jasmine Gideon
      • 3 March 2017
      • Listen to the roundtable

BiGS Event: British Caricature and Queer Fashioning 1750-1900

BiGS Event: ‘Archives of Feeling’: Matt Cook on the AIDS crisis in Britain, c.1987

      • Matt Cook's Inaugural lecture
      • In collaboration with The Raphael Samuel History Centre
      • 1 December 2016
      • Watch the lecture

BiGS Event: Bowie at Birkbeck

BiGS Event: Feminism and Radical Utopianism, Past and Present

BiGS Event: Fat Activism is Dangerous

BiGS Event: Homonationalisms and Criminalised Queers: A Panel Discussion about Global Sexual Politics

      • Homonationalisms and Criminalized Queers: A Panel Discussion about Global Sexual Politics
      • Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS) in association with Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities
      • Speakers: Tara Atluri, Visiting Fellow, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities and GEDS, Birkbeck, University of London; Calogero Giametta, Laboratoire Méditerranéen de Sociologie (LAMES) - Aix-Marseille Université; Mayur Suresh, School of Law, SOAS; Alyosxa Tudor, Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS, University of London and Gender Institute, London School of Economics.Tara Atluri, Visiting Fellow, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities and GEDS, Birkbeck, University of London
      • 16 March 2016

BISR Methods Lunch: Between the Sheets/In the Streets: Interdisciplinary Sexuality and Gender Studies Research

BiGS Event: Centre Stages of Development: Performance, Public Art and Sexual Politics

BiGS Event: 'Pink Slave' or the Modern Young Woman? Au Pairing in the UK from the 19thC to the Present

Antinormativity's Queer Conventions: A Dialogue with Robyn Wiegman - Robyn Wiegman, Daniel Monk, Sasha Roseneil, Lynne Segal

The Gendered Dynamics of Power: A One-Day Conference - Various Speakers

Pits and Perverts Revisited: 'Pride' the Movie and Politics Now (BiGS) - Mike Jackson, Sian James, Diarmaid Kelliher, Bev Skeggs and Daniel Monk

Gendering Representations of the Financial Crisis (BiGS) - Louise Owen and Kate Maclean

Filming the Absent Mother - Various Speakers

Temporal Vertigo: The Paradoxes of Ageing (BiGS) - Various Speakers

The Wild: Humans, Animals, Anarchy (BiGS) - Jack Halberstam

'Older Women', Policy and Politics - Fiona MacTaggart, Rosie Campbell, Joni Lovenduski and Jackie Ashley

A Feeling for Things: A Conversation around the Work of Jane Bennett - Various Speakers

The Future of Feminism - Nancy Fraser

After, Beyond the Fragments - Sheila Rowbotham, Lynne Segal and Hilary Wainwright

Womens Lives, Well Being and Community: Arts-Based Biographical Methods - Maggie O'Neill

Citizenship, Gender and Diversity - Sasha Roseneil, Beatrice Halsaa and Sevil Sümer

Superman, Tiger Mother: Aspiration Management and the Child as Waste - Cindy Katz

'Home' - Daniel Miller and Matt Cook

Diagnosing the Contemporary: Gender and Social Injustice after the Crisis - Diane Perrons

Diagnosing the Contemporary - Nadje Al-Ali