Newsletters

Issue 42

September 2022

Issue-42-newsletter-imageThis month, we hosted Dr Laurence McKeown and Nicholas Rasmussen at the GPS Centre, held a webinar marking one year since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan as well as a joint event with the Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability providing a gender lens on pandemic recovery in Southeast Asia.

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Issue 41

August 2022

Issue-41-newsletter-imageThis month we launched with the Australian Feminist Foreign Policy Coalition our Issues Paper on Afghanistan and Women, Peace and Security: Betrayal or Renewal, which is generating impact in Australia and around the world. We also presented at the 2022 ASAA Conference, hosted Professor Jane Freedman for the seminar series and interviewed Farkhondeh Akbari for our researcher spotlight.

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Issue 40

July 2022

Issue-40-newsletter-imageThis month, we welcomed Gwendolene Cheve to the GPS Centre, hosted Dr Eviane Leidig for the seminar series and released the Indonesian language version of one of our latest research reports.

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Issue 39

JIssue-39-newsletter-imageune 2022

The GPS Centre hosted Dr Marta Havryshko and Dr Julia Zulver for two webinars this past month on sexual violence in Russia’s war in Ukraine and High-Risk Feminism in Colombia respectively. We also released two reports this month, one on Gender Military Advisors by Katrina Lee-Koo and Eleanor Gordon, and a second by a project team involving Samanthi Gunawardana.

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Issue 38

Issue-38-newsletter-imageMay 2022

This month we hosted a PhD student lunch to welcome our cohort back to campus, started a new project with FHI360 and USAID and published the final reports from our 2021 UN Women project. We also hosted Claudia Delfabro for our April Seminar and said farewell to our founding patron, Dr Sharman Stone.

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Issue 37

Issue-37-newsletter-imageApril 2022

This month we reflected on our IWD's event, hosted Dr Jennifer Thomson for our GPS Seminar Series and announced the online launch of our final report for our recent project with UN Women.

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Issue 36

March 2022

Issue-36-newsletter-imageWelcome to the first GPS newsletter of 2022! In this issue we celebrate International Women's Day with 'A Tribute to the Fight of Women and Girls in Afghanistan'. We also welcomed three new Postdoctoral Research Fellows to the Centre and continued our Afghan Women Peer Mentoring Program and debate series with Monash International Affairs Society and Afghans for Progressive Thinking.

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