RESISTANCE: an all day symposium hosted by Scottish PEN Women Writer’s Committee and Institute for the Advanced Studies in Humanities (IASH)
Featuring - Jackie Kay, Sim Bajwa, Caroline Bowditch, Beth Banjeree-Richards, Afshan D’souza-Lodhi and Alice Tarbuck
This will be an open, supported discussion on Resistance as a way of exploring and fighting for change around the boundaries of gender, womenhood, the limits of language and experiences of misogyny, violence and power.
The day is open to all and free to attend, and includes lunch and refreshments.
Organised to align with International Women’s Day, we are interested in ensuring that our discussions of gender and discrimination remain inclusive, open, and actively support the ever-changing and dynamic nature of these issues.
Please note: The event wtill be BSL-Interpreted throughout by Yvonne Waddell and Rachel Amey
Date: Friday 9th March at 9:45-17:00
Venue: Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR
Tickets: Free, via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/resistance-tickets-42869159811
Here’s a linked blogpost I wrote: https://scottishpen.org/history-power-resistance/