Announcement

The Feminist Review Collective wishes to announce that it will commence publishing with SAGE from 1 January 2019. Feminist Review has a proud history of leading global feminist debates and innovation in publishing. In SAGE we have found a publisher who is closely aligned with our approach, mission and publishing goals – supporting innovative research across multiple disciplines. The Feminist Review looks forward... Continue Reading →

AnnMarie Wolpe: 1930–2018

BY MAXINE MOLYNEUX AnnMarie Wolpe who died in February, was a Sociologist and one of the founding members of the Feminist Review Editorial Collective. In the early years after FR was founded in 1979, the Collective often met in Michelle Barratt’s house in ‘Cally Road’ as Caledonian Road was known. The meetings were on Sundays, starting... Continue Reading →

Marriage, Kinship, Modernity in South Asia

BY PARUL BHANDARI Asha Abeyasekera’s article, Narratives of choice: marriage, choosing right and the responsibility of agency in urban middle-class Sri Lanka' is a much needed contribution in the field of marriage, kinship, and modernity that provides a nuanced understanding of urban Sri Lankan women’s negotiations with self-expression, modernity, and contours of continuity. Her work helps establish... Continue Reading →

Gender and Religious Freedom under Secular Law

Earlier this month the city of Nice lifted its controversial burkini ban after a national court ruling in France. Even while human rights lawyers fight the cases which (in the case of the ban in Villeneuve-Loubet) according to France's Council of State "seriously and clearly illegally breached fundamental freedoms", some politicians are adamantly in support of it. This... Continue Reading →

Gender, Violence and Indian Modernity

"The Feminist Review issue 112 is a welcome addition to the global discussion on gender-based violence from multidisciplinary perspectives", writes Asiya Islam, a PhD researcher exploring issues surrounding gender violence and Indian modernity in University of Cambridge. This brief post by her situates India on this map to consider how violence against women in India... Continue Reading →

Read Free FR Articles for #IWD2016

'All around the world, International Women's Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality.' The Feminist Review Collective is proud to present a selection of recent articles from Feminist Review addressing key issues in the fight for gender equality. Featuring a range of passionate, incisive feminist voices, the... Continue Reading →

ballad of the small-boned daughter

This is a commissioned poem by renowned poet Mona Arshi for Feminist Review, Issue 112. Mona Arshi was born in West London where she still lives. She worked as a human rights lawyer for a decade before she received a Masters in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia and won the inaugural Magma... Continue Reading →

‘Sunday Lunch’ by Radhika Kapur

We are pleased to provide a live reading of 'Sunday Lunch', from FR 112. Radhika Kapur works in advertising. She also writes fiction and scripts. As creative director, her work has won accolades at advertising festivals such as Cannes, One Show, Clio and Asia-Pacific Adfest. Her campaigns on social issues in India such as empowerment... Continue Reading →

Feminist Review Early Careers workshop: call for abstracts

Feminist Review is a peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journal setting new agendas for feminism. Feminist Review invites critical reflection on the relationship between materiality and representation, theory and practice, subjectivity and communities, contemporary and historical formations. The FR Collective is committed to exploring gender in its multiple forms and interrelationships. Feminist Review supports the generation of... Continue Reading →

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