qd2022

Queering the Woman-Widow: Visiting this Gender as an Oxymoron

Image Credits: Niranjan Shrestha. ‘Nepal criminalises isolation of women during their periods’. The Times, 10 August 2017, https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/nepal-criminalises-isolation-of-women-during-their-periods-jbwl3c8cv. by S.R. (she/her/they/them) TW: rape Ideating the term ‘queer’ The phrase ‘queer’ has made a protracted adventure; in phrases of the definitions, it meant and has touched… Read More »Queering the Woman-Widow: Visiting this Gender as an Oxymoron

Women’s domesticity and the reinforcement of masculinity: a spatial gendered analysis of the Sino-Western relationship in Canton during Qing dynasty

by Andrea Zuliani (he/they) Why are women and their positionality/absence in society essential in history? And why particularly in the history of Sino-Western interactions?  The history of the Sino-Western commerce in China is characterised not only by the exchange of goods, but also by its… Read More »Women’s domesticity and the reinforcement of masculinity: a spatial gendered analysis of the Sino-Western relationship in Canton during Qing dynasty