Webinar: Arpita Das on consent in gender assignment decisions in India

Arpita DasPlease join us for this final IHRA webinar of the year on Wednesday 15 December. We are delighted to welcome Arpita Das who will present this free event on ‘Interrogating consent in gender assignment decisions on intersex people in India’.

In this presentation, I explore aspects of consent and participation for intersex people and children in decisions regarding gender assignment. I also discuss how doctors make meaning of consent for intersex people.

Arpita Das is a lecturer and a doctoral candidate at the department of Gender & Cultural Studies, the University of Sydney. Her thesis focuses on medicalisation of intersex people within India’s postcolonial context. She has completed a MA in Social Work and a MA in Women’s & Gender Studies. She is interested in postcoloniality and biopolitics, reproductive technologies, gender-based violence and sexuality.

This free webinar was held via Zoom on Wednesday 15 December 2021 at the following times:
7.30-8.30pm (Aotearoa NZ)
5.30-6.30pm (ACT/NSW/Tas/Vic)
4.30-5.30pm (QLD)
5-6pm (SA)
3.30-4.30-5pm (NT)
2.30-3.30pm (WA)
Midday (India IST)

Register for a free ticket on Humanitix

Please note that this event will be recorded and published online afterwards. A Zoom link will be emailed to registered attendees on the morning of the event.