Annual Lecture of the UNESCO Chair in Gender Research

Valentine Moghadam, Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, Northeastern University, Boston, Mass.
Gendering global challenges: What accounts for the divergent outcomes of the Arab Spring
9 March, 2017. Watch the lecture here.

Kristiina Kangaspunta, UNODC Chief Trafficking in Persons Report Unit
Trafficking in human beings: Small, medium, large – The size of human trafficking
15 March, 2016. Watch the lecture here.

Margaret Abraham, President, International Sociological Association
Progression and regression: (Re)shaping the state’s response to violence against women
17 April, 2015.

Dr Myria Vassiliadou, EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator on Human Trafficking
The European Union response to trafficking in human beings – A Coherent Legal and Policy Framework to addressing the “Slavery of our Time
27 March, 2014.

Professor Liz Kelly  Director, Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit (CWASU), London Met University 
Sexual violence: a case study of the rhetorics and realities of victim participation
19 March, 2013.

Clare Short, former Secretary of State for International Development
Do women think differently about foreign policy?
23 November, 2010.


New ways of measuring change in violence against women and men, 23 March, 2017.

BSA Violence and Society Study Group Symposium. Towards zero violence? The decline of violence thesis. 18 May, 2016.

Launch of UNESCO Chair. What is gender equality in a global era? 2008. 2 June, 2008.


Researching the policing of violence, 13 December, 2017.

Measuring violence, 28 October, 2015.

Gender and violence, 3 June, 2014.

Researching trafficking: thinking laterally, 3 July, 2014.

Where is the boundary between violence and not-violence? 16 December, 2014.