Guest lectures and seminars


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.

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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 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.

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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.