What causes gender imbalance within academia, and how can we achieve greater gender equality within research and higher education? The newly published book Gender Equality in Academia – from Understanding to Change, which was launched at the FRONT Conference 2021, seeks to address precisely these questions.
You can now register for the NORA Conference 2022, which will be taking place in Oslo on June 20th-22nd, with the theme "Tensions and Potentials in Nordic Feminist and Gender Research".
The NordForsk-financed project Gender Equality, Diversity and Societal Security is coming to an end. This project has explored how increasing levels of diversity in the personnel of Nordic security forces relate to changing perceptions of trust and security in the Nordic countries.
The NORA Conference 2022 will be taking place in Oslo with the theme "Tensions and Potentials in Nordic Feminist and Gender Research". You can now access the overview of accepted sessions, and submit paper proposals.
Tone Brekke and Sunniva Serigstad (STK) have received funding from the Fritt Ord Foundation for their book project on the history of gender research in Norway.
Supervisors and examiners are invited to nominate candidates for STK's award for best master's thesis / professional study with a gender perspective, submitted at the University of Oslo. The deadline for nomination is December 31.
Tone Brekke and Sunniva Serigstad at STK have started work on a new book that will provide new insights into the development of gender research as a discipline in Norway between 1975 and 2010.
Wendelmoet Hamelink recently completed her Marie Skłodowska-Curie funded Postdoctoral project IMEX – Images in Exile. Gender and representation among Syrian Kurdish women in Scandinavia, hosted by the Centre for Gender Research, University of Oslo.
Solveig Laugerud recently completed her dissertation The Legible Rape Victim: How the Disiplinary Discourses Create a New Victim Identity, and among others explore how victims become objects of knowledge in legal proceedings and how victims in these processes create themselves as credible victims.
Are you wondering why we celebrate Pride? STK has collected a handful of texts from UiO-researchers, and other relevant partners, that we hope can provide some insight into the research being conducted on Pride related topics.
This PhD-course gives an introduction to Institutional Ethnography (IE), explore core concepts of IE, and engage with methodological tools and procedures for exploring organised social interaction.
The Centre for Gender Research welcomes Visiting Scholars from other academic institutions, nationally and internationally. We will provide an office space, access to IT-facilities, good and safe-data storage facilities, full access to the University of Oslo library, and the chance to be an active and integrated part of the Centre while here.
Application deadline: March 15.
- Harriet Bjerrum Nielsen: Gender and Generation in China Today Sep. 3, 2021 3:38 PM
- Gender Equality and Nation Branding in the Nordic Region May 25, 2021 1:29 PM
- Harriet Bjerrum Nielsen: "Constructing and Researching the Object in Time and Space" May 11, 2021 3:01 PM