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Environment-gender-health reading group

Established in January 2023, the Environment-Gender-Health (E-G-H) Reading Group connects students and researchers from different institutions and meets online roughly once a month to discuss research at this nexus. We also have occasional in person social events in London.

Papers discussed so far (in chronological order, most recent last):

Minakshi, Joshi, P. C., & Kumar, R. (2020). Mental health problems in wake of disaster: A gendered perspective. Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, 12(1).

Bolte, G., Nanninga, S., & Dandolo, L. (2019). Sex/Gender Differences in the Association between Residential Green Space and Self-Rated Health—A Sex/Gender-Focused Systematic Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(23), 4818.

Caron-Beaudoin, É., Ayotte, P., Blanchette, C., Muckle, G., Avard, E., Ricard, S., & Lemire, M. (2020). Perfluoroalkyl acids in pregnant women from Nunavik (Quebec, Canada): Trends in exposure and associations with country foods consumption. Environment International, 145.

Bernays, S., Lanyon, C., Tumwesige, E., Aswiime, A., Ngwenya, N., Dlamini, V., Shahmanesh, M., & Seeley, J. (2021). ‘This is what is going to help me’: Developing a co-designed and theoretically informed harm reduction intervention for mobile youth in South Africa and Uganda. Global Public Health.

Kamali, M., Munyuzangabo, M., Siddiqui, F. J., Gaffey, M. F., Meteke, S., Als, D., Jain, R. P., Radhakrishnan, A., Shah, S., Ataullahjan, A., & Bhutta, Z. A. (2020). Delivering mental health and psychosocial support interventions to women and children in conflict settings: a systematic review. BMJ Global Health, 5(3), e002014.

du Bray, M., Wutich, A., Larson, K. L., White, D. D., & Brewis, A. (2019). Anger and Sadness: Gendered Emotional Responses to Climate Threats in Four Island Nations. Cross-Cultural Research, 53(1), 58–86.


Parry, D. C., Glover, T. D., & Shinew, K. J. (2005). “Mary, Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow?”: Examining gender roles and relations in community gardens. Leisure Studies, 24(2), 177–192.

Nagel, J., & Lies, T. S. (2022). Re-gendering Climate Change: Men and Masculinity in Climate Research, Policy, and Practice. Frontiers in Climate, 4.

Vargas, D. S., & Killean, R. (2023). Women’s Experiences of Environmental Harm in Colombia: Learning from Black, Decolonial and Indigenous Communitarian Feminisms. In Gendering Green Criminology (pp. 229-250). Bristol University Press. 

Martin-Kerry, J. M., Graham, H. M., & Lampard, P. (2023). ‘I don’t really associate climate change with actual people’s health’: a qualitative study in England of perceptions of climate change and its impacts on health. Public Health, 219, 85–90.

Moulton, H., & Carey, M. (2023). Futuremaking in a disaster zone: Everyday climate change adaptation amongst Quechua women in the Peruvian Cordillera Blanca. Environmental Science and Policy, 148.

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