Room 4.36 RRST
Room 4.36, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

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Feb 13 2020


5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Department of Comparative Literature

Department of Comparative Literature (Cancelled)

*** This event is cancelled. ***


Gender/Diversity/Democracy: Wait Till After the Revolution


Date: Thursday, 13 February 2020
Time: 5-6:30 PM
Venue: 4.36, 4/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU


Speaker: Petula Ho, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, HKU
Moderator: Peter Cunich, Associate Professor, Department of History, HKU


The idea of “Wait till after the revolution” came from second wave feminists’ experiences with the Left, who kept telling them that their concerns as women were secondary and should wait until after the revolution. In a similar vein, feminist issues are often seen as secondary and inconsequential in the context of fighting for the future of Hong Kong. We argue that any struggle for democracy and freedom should be concerned with wider issues of social justice and equality for all, where a feminist perspective is essential.

To attend, please register at forms.gle/AXg2znZxzwo5Pn4v7

For general enquiries, please contact Christine Vicera at viceracn@hku.hk

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