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An informal research-in-progress seminar organised by the Gender & Sexualities Research Centre. Prof Rosalind Gill (Sociology) and Dr Koen Slootmaeckers (Politics) will both be discussing their current research:
- Rosalind Gill will talk about her work on the psychic life of neoliberalism, focussing on the promotion of confidence, resilience and positive mental attitude, and looking at adverts, apps and wider policies
- Koen Slootmaeckers will talk about his work on how sexuality is used to construct and maintain symbolic boundaries and hierarchies in international politics.
About the speakers
Rosalind Gill is Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at City. Her books include Gender and the Media (Polity) and Mediated Intimacy: Sex Advice in Media Culture with Meg-John Barker and Laura Harvey (Wiley).
Koen Slootmaeckers is Lecturer in International Politics at City and co-editor of EU Enlargement and Gay Politics (Palgrave).