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WHN Supports the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict Saturday 19 June 2021

An online seminar exploring issues around Sexual Violence in Conflict  on 19 June

Registration is free but must be done in  advance via –


1:00 – 1:15  logon


1:15   Dr Lisa Pine  – Gender and Genocide


2:15  Student Roundtable

  • Ellie Hayes –  Sexual Assault, Trauma and Victimhood: The Experiences of Enslaved Women on Thistlewood’s Jamaican Plantations, 1750-1786′.
  • Isabelle Hudson – Gender Race and Bodily Autonomy: Jewish Women and Sexualised Violence in Auschwitz – Birkenau and Ravensbruck
  • Emma de Saram – Constructing National identity through women’s experiences of rape in West Germany and Hungary 1944-45
  • Olana Peters -Gendering Decolonisation: Recovering Women’s Experiences of Sexual Violence during the Algerian War of Independence 1954- 62



3:15  Professor Joanna Bourke –  War, Rape, and the Elimination  of Violence: Can History Help?