Regular events

There are a number of regular event series focused on gender and sexuality studies. If you are aware of an event series that is not currently listed here, please don't hesitate to get in touch at

  • Ada Lovelace Day: 10 October. Find out about the 2017 event here (past)
  • Chrystal Macmillan Lecture Series: launched in 2011, this lecture series is run by the School of Social and Political Science. The lecture series was created in order to focus public engagement with the key themes of social justice which concerned Chrystal during her lifetime and which the School continues to work on today, including human rights, gender and equality, peace and conflict resolution, and global citizenship. Find out more.
  • The Global Development Academy regularly run events related to gender studies. Find out more.
  • Histories of Gender and Sexuality seminars and lunchtime meetings run regularly throughout the academic year and are open to all. Find out more.
  • International Women's Day Event: each year, IASH partner with Scottish PEN on a full-day symposium bringing together six women writers to discuss a particular topic. Dates for this event are variable but are usually the first Friday following International Women's Day (8 March)
  • New Enlightenment Lecture: Every December, the Edinburgh Women in Philosophy group host this lecture delivered by a leading female philosopher. Find out more.