Today only, visit a micro-exhibition in Bubble 5 (at the bottom of the main Library ramp) about our documents on women and gender. Here’s a short description of their importance in our collection.Continue reading “International Women’s Day: a Look Through our Collections”
What science has gotten so shamefully wrong about women, and the fight, by both female and male scientists, to rewrite what we thought we knew.
In Inferior, acclaimed science writer Angela Saini weaves together a fascinating—and sorely necessary—new science of women. As Saini takes readers on a journey to uncover science’s failure to understand women, she finds that we’re still living with the legacy of an establishment that’s just beginning to recover from centuries of entrenched exclusion and prejudice.
Her book investigates the gender wars in biology, psychology, and anthropology, and delves into cutting-edge scientific studies to uncover a fascinating new portrait of women’s brains, bodies, and role in human evolution.
Publisher: Boston: Beacon Press, 
Call Number: 305.4 HEIA 119372
The Gender Centre of the Institute is currently holding its conference “Bubbling up. Solidarities, Feminisms and Social Reproduction“. To celebrate this event, the Library set up a small exhibition in the Davis Lounge to present its rich Gender collection.
“De battre son cœur s’est arrêté”
Ils s’appellent Sean, Nathan, Thibaud, Sophie, Marco… Unis dans leur jeunesse et leur esprit de révolte. Solidaires et impliqués, ils militent pour faire reconnaître leurs droits, au cœur des années sida.