Welcome to the Centre for Women’s, Gender, Identity and Queer history (formerly known as CGIS) based in the History Faculty, University of Oxford. 

WGIQ is a thriving community of students and scholars engaged in research on gender, identity, and subjectivity. We host a range of events throughout the academic year including seminars, workshops and reading groups.

Find out the latest news and events by joining our mailing list (send a blank email to cgis-subscribe@maillist.ox.ac.uk) and following us on Twitter (@CGIS_Oxford). 

Get in touch: please contact us at cgis@history.ox.ac.uk if you have any questions or would like to get involved.

Coming Up

Check out the archive of past events if you'd like to find out more about what we do.


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We'd love to hear from you! If you're interested in contributing a blog, do get in touch with us here. You might like to share the aims or findings from your research, review a thought-provoking book, film, exhibition or conference, explore a current event from a historical perspective, or anything else CGIS-related.