Thu, Jan 10, 2013: Honour-Killings: Women’s Safety in Honour-based Cultures

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Join us for a free public lecture at 7-9pm on January 10th, 2013 in Room 144 (east end of the building on the ground floor) at University College, 15 King’s College Circle, Toronto, ON by:

Aysan Sev’er


Honour-Killings: Women’s Safety in Honour-based Cultures


Research Interests & Work in Progress:
-Women’s Studies
-Family Studies
-Violence against Women

Teaching Interests & Responsibilities:
-Gendered Selves
-Gendered Lives and Inequalities
-Changing Family Life in Canada
-Cross-Cultural Family Forms

-ISA (International Sociology Association)
-Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association
-Canadian Women’s Studies Association

Awards & Grants:
-2009-2011 SSHRC Women’s Health and Urban Life. $40,500.
-2007 SSHRC Women’s Health and Urban Life Journal. General editor. $10, 600
-2002 SSHRC Principal Researcher $67,000

-2009 A. Sev’er More than Wife Abuse that has Gone Old: Violence Against The Aged. Journal of Comparative Family Studies, 40 (2)
-2008 A.Sev’er Discarded Daughters: The Patriarchal Grip Dowry Deaths, Sex Ratio Imbalances and Foeticide in India. To appear in Women’s Health and Urban Life, VII
-2009 Sev’er A sudden Death & Long Term Fragmentation of a family. To appear in skeletons in Family Closets. A.Sev’er & J. Torst (ed.) U of T Press
-“View more Publications”:

About this lecture series
Click here for the poster
Click here for videos from previous lectures

Co-Sponsored by University College Health Studies Programme, Canadian Pugwash Group, Science for Peace and Voice of Women for Peace.

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