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Who is a woman? and why it matters

Speakers:  Dr Holly Lawford-Smith and Dr Jane Jones

Chair: Prof Carol Fuller, Institute of Education

Date: 14th May 2019

Time: 5pm – 7pm

Place: Room G01, Building L22, London Road Campus

Free to attend, but registration essential.

Please email Carol Fuller to register: c.l.fuller@reading.ac.uk

Holly Lawford-Smith is a Senior Lecturer in Political Philosophy at the University of Melbourne. She obtained her BA and MA at the University of Otago, and her PhD at the Australian National University. Her interests are in social philosophy broadly construed, and latest publication is the book Not in Their Name: Are Citizens Culpable for Their States’ Actions? with Oxford University Press.

Jane Jones is a feminist philosopher and founder of The Institute of Feminist Thought, an online feminist school offering courses in feminist history and philosophy. Jane studied Social and Political Science at Cambridge before going on to gain an MPhil and PhD in feminist philosophy. Since 2011 she has been involved in feminist activism, while writing about issues at the intersection of feminist thought, politics and culture. Throughout the many years of studying and writing, Jane has worked as an educator – both in universities, and as a private tutor.


14 May 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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London Road, Building LO22, Room G01
University of Reading, London Road campus Reading RG1 5AQ + Google Map