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Dr Shalini Sinha: Gender and Race: Cross Cultural Approaches

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Dr Shalini Sinha on Gender and Race: Cross Cultural Approaches is a Royal Institute of Philosophy public lecture (2020-21)

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Royal Institute of Philosophy Public Lectures

Hosted by Philosophy, Religion and Ethics at the University of Wolverhampton

Title: Gender and Race: Cross Cultural Approaches

Speaker: Dr Shalini Sinha

Host: Meena Dhanda, Professor of Philosophy & Cultural Politics @DhandaMeena @WLV_PRE

Date: Thursday 13th May

Time: 4 - 5pm

Event Platform: Zoom

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Abstract

What are gender and race? Are they natural, biological phenomena, or are they socially constructed, even performative?

In what sense are gender and race identities real, and what makes them so? What role do power and freedom play in our ascriptions of gender and race identity and selfhood?

To answer these questions, we will look at Buddhist approaches to the metaphysics, epistemology and ethics of gender and race in conversation with contemporary perspectives.

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Dr Shalini Sinha is Lecturer in Non-Western Philosophy at the University of Reading where she teaches global philosophy with particular reference to contemporary social and political issues. Her research interests and publications focus on Buddhist, Hindu and Jain philosophy.

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