Sadik Qaka, from the Department of Sociology and Social Geography, won the STK award for 2019 with the master's thesis The Place of Muslim Warriors, The Place of Muslim Men: The Foreign Fighter Phenomenon as a Masculinity Performance.
Research based on Institutional Ethnography is one of several focus areas at the Centre for Gender Research this year. The book Institutional Ethnography in the Nordic Region is part of a larger focus on feminist knowledge production and methodology, through book launch seminar, a PhD-course, two ongoing research projects and conference sessions.
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.
In this course feminist ethical theories will be applied when discussing concrete cases concerning reproductive autonomy, private and professional care-work, and social, global and environmental injustice.
Rebecca Lund and Janne Tienari’s article ‘Passion, care, and eros in the gendered neoliberal university’ (2019) was recently selected among the Editors’ Picks of articles on Feminism and Organization, published in the journal Organization over the last 20 years.
The Center for Gender Research wants to put issues of men and masculinity more clearly on the agenda in gender research, and is therefore launching a new seminar series that discusses masculinity from different perspectives.
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. Deadline for nomination is December 31.
This years Oslo Pride theme History focuses on knowledge about the past - why do we really celebrate Pride? STK has created a knowledge resource, that through a number of different contributions, seeks to tell parts of this story.
- Generational Conflict and the Politics of Inclusion in Two Feminist Events Jan. 14, 2020 1:25 PM
- Relearning to think: Toward a biological conception of rationality Jan. 9, 2020 9:18 AM
- Narrating the harm of rape: how rape victims invoke different models of psychological trauma Jan. 6, 2020 12:23 PM