I presented my paper “The Marriage-Free State” to the Aristotelian Society on 7 January 2013. You can listen to the podcast of the presentation here.
Andrea Dworkin Commemorative Conference (2006)
The Andrea Dworkin Commemorative Conference was held at the Centre for the Study of Social Justice (CSSJ), University of Oxford, in 2006. You can hear the podcasts of the day here, with thanks to the CSSJ for allowing them to be posted. Session 1: Sheila Jeffreys, “Not just about pornography: the radical politics of Andrea Dworkin” Alison Assiter, “Pornography: its significance for feminism” Session 2: Finn McKay, “Prostitution and Andrea Dworkin’s relevance to young feminists” Valerie Bryson, “Andrea Dworkin, feminist political thought, and the role of men” Session 3: Michael Moorcock, “Andrea Dworkin’s fiction” Julie Bindel, “Myths about Andrea Dworkin” John Stoltenberg, “What Andrea knew about her work” Plenary session: Professor Catharine…
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BBC Radio 4 “Woman’s Hour”
I made a live appearance on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, discussing ideas from Sex, Culture, and Justice in the context of a debate on cosmetic surgery and the concept of ‘normal’, on 31st July 2012. You can listen to the debate right here via the sound file below. The segment begins at 33m, I am on at 37m.
UK Feminista Thinkpiece
Edited excerpt from Sex, Culture, and Justice published by UK Feminista as their first Thinkpiece on “Cosmetic Surgery, Culture, and Choice”. Find it here.
UK Feminista in The Guardian
My work on cosmetic surgery influenced the UK Feminista campaign to ban cosmetic surgery advertising, reported in The Guardian and elsewhere. See here and here.
My work was cited in Fabiana, the magazine of the Fabian Society Women’s Network, issue 2 p. 7 (Winter 2012). Print and on-line, on-line available here.
My chapter on “Feminism” from the Oxford Handbook of Political Ideologies was cited in Rahila Gupta, “Has neoliberalism knocked feminism sideways?” 4th January 2012. Available here.
“Gender justice, society and the state”, IPPR
I was a keynote speaker at this IPPR event, held on 1 December 2011. Audience members included MPs, ministers, think tanks, pressure groups, journalists. Details here.
My Philosophy Bites podcast on “Liberalism and Intervention”, an interview with Nigel Warburton produced by David Edmonds, is part of the special series “Multiculturalism Bites”, available here.
Qué Pasa magazine, Chile
I provided comment and analysis on the Iraq war for the article “La Otra Guerra de Blair”, 18 June 2004.
“Sunday with Adam Boulton”, Sky News
I appeared in a live panel discussion of the Hutton Inquiry into the Iraq war on “Sunday with Adam Boulton” on Sky News, 7 September 2003 with Adam Boulton, Michael Ignatieff and Michael Cockerell.