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“The M.Phil. year was one of the best years of my life”
Cathy Cregan, M.Phil. Student, 2001-02

Welcome to the Centre for Gender and Women's Studies

Kathy Prendergast, Untitled, 1985, watercolour, 56.5 x 75.6 cm, TCD Collections.

Kathy Prendergast, Untitled, 1985, watercolour, 56.5 x 75.6 cm, TCD Collections

The Centre for Women's Studies was established in Trinity College in July, 1988. In 1999, in order to reflect the increasing diversity of its interests in areas such as sexualities and masculinities, the Centre expanded its title and remit to become the Centre for Gender and Women's Studies. In 2005, the Centre became a full member of the School of Histories and Humanities. According to a 2006 evaluation, ‘Trinity is now the academically strongest Gender and Women's Studies Centre in Ireland'

Since its inception, the Centre has developed and sustained an M.Phil programme and a doctoral programme of the highest quality, has undertaken significant research activities and engaged in both innovative and traditional community outreach. Members of the Centre are recognised both nationally and throughout the EU for their expertise on gender issues.

Dr. Catherine Lawless

Director/Academic Co-ordinator

News & Events

Detail: A Young Emir Studying, 1878 by Osman Hamdi Bey (1842-1910). Oil on canvas, 45.5 x 90 cm, Louvre Abu Dhabi (Opening 2015).
Reproduction courtesy of TCA Abu Dhabi. © Louvre Abu Dhabi. Photo: Agence Photo F.
The Centre for Gender and Women’s Studies, Trinity College Dublin Presents:
East-West Dialogue in Art History and Visual Culture Europe, North Africa and the Middle East
An International Symposium at Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin in association with the Chester Beatty Library, Ireland.
Thursday, 13 November 2014

Dr Mary Healy

Congratulations to CGWS Research Associate Dr Mary Healy and her successful applications to the IRC New Foundations Awards
20th Mar 2014


Last updated 30 September 2014 Email: lawlessc@tcd.ie (Email).