IEA Book Club with Helen Joyce


  • 17/04/2023
    17:30 - 19:30
The IEA Book Club is delighted to host Helen Joyce for an event on her latest book “Trans: Gender Identity and the New Battle for Women’s Rights”. This event will be taking place on Monday 17th April from 17:30 – 19:30, at the IEA. Chairing this event will be Marc Glendening (IEA Head of Cultural Affairs).

Helen Joyce is the Director of Advocacy for Campaign Group Sex Matters. She was a senior staff journalist at The Economist, where she has held several positions, including Britain editor, Finance editor and International editor. Before joining The Economist in 2005 she edited Plus, an online magazine about mathematics published by the University of Cambridge. She has a PhD in mathematics from University College London. On Twitter, she is @HJoyceGender.

What is the transgender movement? Over the past several years, the issue of trans rights has seeped into all aspects of politics and academia. With this issue coming to the forefront of social debate, many wonder what is the trans movement and what impact could it have on civil liberties. Helen Joyce provides a helpful guide through confusion relating to sex, gender identity, and its effects on civil liberties.

This event is exclusively for IEA Book Club members. For more information on the Book Club, please click the link here or get in touch at [email protected].

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