Online Workshop: Feminist Approaches to the Women, Peace & Security Agenda

What’s the WPS Agenda and how the Feminist Theory applied to IR could explain resolutions’ failures of implementation? Join the 4-part series workshop starting July 22nd.

About this event

What’s the WPS Agenda and how the Feminist Theory applied to IR could explain resolutions’ failures of implementation?

In this online workshop divided in 4 live sessions (2 hrs each) we will address:

Thursday, July 22 – 1 p.m. EST

Women, Peace and Security Agenda

  • What it is and why is it important? Resolutions’ revision.
  • What are the National Action Plans and which case study milestones have been achieved?
  • Feminist approaches to the WPS Agenda

Thursday, July 29 – 1 p.m. EST

How to understand patriarchal violence, security and militarism

  • Masculinities, hegemony and inter-estate violence
  • From Old Wars to New Wars
  • The security vacuum, military spending, the missile envy and feminist foreign policy
  • Feminist approaches to militarism, demilitarization and anti-militarism

Thursday, August 5 – 1 p.m. EST

How to understand patriarchal violence in bodies and territories

  • How and why sexual violence is used as a weapon of war
  • From the archetypes “Mothers, Monsters and Whores” to the “Little Mermaid’s Dilemma” in International Security Studies
  • Feminist approaches to sexual violence, land exploitation and “world peace”

Thursday, August 12 – 1 p.m. EST

Women, Peace and Realpolitik

  • From the discourse “women as peacemakers” to the “ceasefire as (negative) peace”
  • Gender quotas, tokenism and the prevention paradox in WPS agenda
  • Feminist approaches to the inclusion of women in peace processes and conflict resolution, does it lead to education and/or cultures of peace?

Tickets: $50 USD.

Only 11 spots available.

RSVP on Eventbrite here.

TICKETS INCLUDE:

1. Access to all the live sessions and group Q&A.

2. Access to all the recordings of the sessions.

3. PDF Workbook with exercises and recommended readings

4. Digital Certificate of Participation

ABOUT THE ORGANIZER:

Natalia Bonilla is an award-winning international journalist, communications consultant & experiential producer with more than a decade working in over 12 countries.

She is the founder, producer and host of the Womanhood & International Relations podcast and producer of Ser Mujer en Latinoamérica documentary map which features close to 700 testimonials of gender based violence in 18 countries of the LAC region.

Bonilla holds an M.A. in International Relations from the University of York, a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Puerto Rico and a Pg.Dp. in Conflict and Peace Journalism from the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

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Natalia Bonilla

Soy periodista y productora independiente de documentales sobre paz y género. En mi blog publico entrevistas, apuntes de viajes, actualizaciones de proyectos y despertares sobre lo que ocurre en el mundo.

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