Research Centre for Gender Studies

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Gender in the 21st Century

The Research Centre for Gender Studies is a multi-disciplinary research concentration of the Hawke Research Institute, University of South Australia, comprising researchers from the Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences. The research centre fosters excellence and creativity in research and postgraduate training on gender by bringing together the research interests and teaching expertise of university members across nine disciplines. 


To foster research on gender as a key social category of enquiry by building and strengthening:

  • postgraduate research culture
  • the culture of collaboration within the membership
  • competitive grant applications
  • refereed publications in high quality and useful areas
  • interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary research
  • international research collaborations
  • contributions to national and international policy.

Research Centre for Gender StudiesCurrent research areas

  • activism
  • corporalities
  • ethics
  • imaginings
  • labour
  • mobilities
  • sexual politics
  • violence

Contact us

Dr Cassandra Loeser
T: 61 8 302 9980
F: 61 8 302 2363

For administrative enquiries
Maureen Cotton
T: 61 8 302 2964
F: 61 8 302 2973



Areas of study and research

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