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viser fire damer fra sudan med fargerike klær som står ute på en åpen plass
Time and place: May 2, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Geog Sverdrups hus, Undervisningsrom 1

The seminar is canceled due to sickness.

Anthropologist Dr. Carol Berger will give a guest lecture on sexualised violence in South Sudan and review the strategies of western humanitarian interventions to prevent such gender-based violence.

Profilbilde av professoren som skal holde foredraget
Time and place: May 3, 2017 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM, UiO, Georg Sverdrups hus: Undervisningsrom 2

In this seminar, one of the world's foremost men and masculinities researchers, prof James W. Messerschmidt, presents recent advances in hegemonic masculinity theory and method development.

Plakater av Hillary
Time and place: May 31, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Wegeland

The day after Donald Trump’s inauguration as president, 4,5 million people took to the streets in Women’s Marches all over the world, in one of the largest civil rights demonstrations in history. Hannah Helseth and Nancy Fraser will discuss the road ahead for feminism.

Time and place: Aug. 27, 2017 10:00 AM - Aug. 30, 2017 2:00 PM, University of Oslo

How do processes of social and economic change effect gender and generational relations?

We welcome you to the International Conference on gender and generations in times of social change in August 2017.

The conference is hosted by The Centre for Gender Research at the University of Oslo and is the 6th conference of the Sino-Nordic Women and Gender Studies Conference Series6th


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Time and place: Mar. 30, 2017 1:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Hannah Ryggen rom, 10 etg i Lucy Smiths hus, UiO

This seminar presents and discusses a new book by Harriet Bjerrum Nielsen: Feeling Gender. A Generational and Psychosocial Approach, published by Palgrave-Macmillan.

Profilbilde av Rebecca Lund
Time and place: Mar. 29, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus: Grupperom 1, UiO

Rebecca Lund, Postdoktor ved Aarhus Universitet, kommer for å snakke om hvordan global konkurranse skaper nye akademiske idealer og identiteter.

Time and place: Dec. 10, 2016 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM,

The Center for Gender Research, in collaboration with the Norwegian Society of Egyptologists and the Museum of Cultural History, has the pleasure to announce a lecture on the significance of family and kinship in ancient Egypt by Dr. Leire Olabarria from the University of Oxford.

Time and place: Dec. 7, 2016 - Dec. 9, 2016, Sundvolden hotel

The course is organised by the National research School in Gender Studies in  collaboration with gender research centers and communities in Norway.

Registration by 15 October 2016 (to be announced at KILDENs website)

oppstilt fotografi av Raana Malik
Time and place: Nov. 15, 2016 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Rom 420, 4. et. i Nemkobygget (Gaustadalléen 30D)
Time and place: Nov. 14, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM, Room 420, Gaustadalléen 30D (the NEMKO-building)

In conjunction with the newly published book «CyberGenetics: Health genetics and new media", Professor Sally Wyatt will be giving a guest lecture at the Centre for Gender Research.

Sign up here for this event by the 7th of November 2016

en illustrasjon av en jente med blå kjole, hatt og paraply. Vi ser henne fra brystet og opp. Fargene på paraplyen er grønn, hvit og rosa. Over paraplyen er tittelen på novellen "Molly and the Muslim Stick" av David Dabydeen. Bakgrunnen til overskriften er grønn/tropisk.
Time and place: Oct. 24, 2016 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Grupperom 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

"Eating your words" is an English idiom meaning to recant or take back an opinion. But why would a woman literally eat words written on paper? What does this act of ingestion mean in historical, social, and reproductive terms? This talk examines the unusual logophagous behavior of women in magical realist novels set in the Caribbean.

Time and place: Oct. 7, 2015 - Oct. 9, 2015, Niels Henrik Abels hus, 12 et.

This three days conference will focus on women in history in a double sense: How are women portrayed in various genres of historical writing, and in what kind of historical genres did women writers themselves invest?

Please registrer before September 25, 2015