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china pride
Time and place: Mar. 21, 2018 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Sophus Bugges hus Seminarrom 3

Welcome to Queer seminars with Chuyan QIU, Master from the Department of culture studies and oriental languages, University of Oslo.

This presentation is based on Qiu’s recent MA dissertation on the phenomenon of gay-lesbian contract marriage in urban China

Time: Apr. 10, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Welcome to the 4th queer seminar this spring: Constructing the "Genuine" Refugee with Dr Deniz Akin from NTNU.

The presentation will be in English

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Time and place: Apr. 26, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Domus Theologica: Auditorium U40

Welcome to guest lecture with professor Ellen Lewin (University of Iowa): “Just as I Am”: Revealing Authentic Selves in the Fellowship of Affirming Ministries.

All welcome!

Reception with wine and snacks follows the lecture.


Time and place: Jan. 24, 2018 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Sophus Bugges hus: Seminarrom 2

Eli Melby vant Våg å vite-prisen for masteroppgaven "Identity Struggles: LHBT Activism in Morocco" i kategorien "sosiologi, samfunnsgeografi, utviklingsstudier, sosialantropologi og OLA" i 2017. Hun kommer til Skeiv seminarrekke for å presentere sine funn.

Time and place: Nov. 29, 2017 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Niels Threshows Hus 12. etasje, kantina, Niels Henrik Abels vei 36.

Welcome to the fourth seminar in Queer seminars/Skeiv seminarrekke with  Claire Poppelwell-Scevak (Pluri Courts, Faculty of Law, UiO / PhD candidate, University of Ghent): Same-sex marriage and LHBTQI rights at the European Court on Human Rights.

Please note that the seminar will be in English this time.

gender art
Time and place: Nov. 3, 2017 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Sophus Bugges hus: Auditorium 3

The Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages (ILOS) and the Centre for Gender Research (STK) at the University of Oslo warmly invite you to take part in a one-day conference for PhD students and postdoctoral scholars within the humanities.

Time and place: Aug. 27, 2017 3:00 PM - Aug. 30, 2017 12:30 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

Demonstration with feminists
Time and place: Aug. 25, 2017 10:00 AM - Aug. 27, 2017 12:00 PM, Niels Treschows hus, HF-12,Oslo University

The Future of Feminisms in the Nordic Region Network (FFNN) invites you to attend the workshop on: New Nordic feminisms?

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.

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.

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.

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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