CRITIQUE Lecture by Prof Davina Cooper, KCL: “Abolishing legal sex: The challenges, risks, and pleasures of prefigurative law reform”.

Davina Cooper is a Research Professor in Law and Political Theory. She is an interdisciplinary scholar, whose work focuses on concepts, transformative politics, state activism, and experimental communities. She currently directs an ESRC funded research project on the Future of Legal Gender – which explores the implications of abolishing legal sex and gender status. Her books include Challenging Diversity: Rethinking Equality and the Value of Difference (CUP, 2004); Everyday Utopias: The Conceptual Life of Promising Spaces (Duke 2014) and Feeling like a State: Desire, Denial, and the Recasting of Authority (Duke, 2019).

Commentator: Prof Sharon Cowan, Edinburgh University.

Location: Chrystal Macmillan Building, Violet Laidlaw Room (6th Floor), 15 George Square, Edinburgh.

The event is free but you need to register on Eventbrite.