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In the first lecture of STK's new event series Perspectives on Love, Professor Tove Pettersen will consider Simone de Beauvoir’s philosophy of love.
This year's International Women's Day seminar at the University of Oslo will explore gendered and intersecting consequences of COVID-19, with particular emphasis on work and migration. Invited speakers, including Professor Beverley Skeggs, will consider the ways in which the pandemic has revealed and reinforced existing inequalities, both in Norway and globally.
This PhD course, offered by the Centre for Gender Research, gives an introduction to Institutional Ethnography (IE). It will explore core concepts of IE, and engage with methodological tools and procedures for exploring organised social interaction.
The Norwegian national commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (UNSCR 1325) will consider both the major achievements of the past two decades, and the challenges that lie ahead.
Master Solveig Laugerud will defend her dissertation for the degree of PhD: The Legible Rape Victim: How Disciplinary Discourses in the Legal System Create a New Victim Identity.
Link to the zoom stream will be provided here.
Master Solveig Laugerud will hold a trial lecture on the subject "Situating Norway in the global struggle against sexual violence: comparative perspectives on legal systems, discursive regimes and the role of non-state actors" prior to the public defence of her dissertation.
This seminar aims to discuss the impact of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for hidden and vulnerable populations in post-conflict situations. It focuses on women exposed to sexual violence during war and conflict, and children born as a consequence of assault and children born of war.
This year's international women's day seminar explores the complex interdependence between men's movements and antifeminism, between right-wing populism, ethnonationalism and the ultra-conservative anti-gender movements. Invited speakers will shed new light on the attraction of extremist movements, conflicting gender images, as well as potential forms of feminist resistance.
The Centre for Gender Research invites you to book launch seminar connected to Rebecca W. B. Lund and Ann Christin E. Nilsen's most recent book publication Institutional Ethnography in the Nordic Region.
This seminar includes a public lecture, titled Food-getting, Water-carrying, Waste-picking: Women’s Work and Ecology in World Literature, by Sharae Deckard (University College Dublin). The lecture is followed by a structured roundtable with Treasa De Loughry (University of Exeter), Amy Rushton (Nottingham Trent University), Kate Houlden (Anglia Ruskin University) and Libe García Zarranz (NTNU), and chaired by Sorcha Gunne (STK).
Launching the Women, Peace and Security Index 2019/2020 - during Oslo Peace Days.
This talk will focus on models for studying norm contestation in world society, and then illustrates the model's use with reference to three case studies including fundamental rights, torture prohibition and sexual violence prohibition. The central research question asks: If norms lie in the practice and all practices are normative, whose practices count in global society?
In collaboration with the Institute of Health and Society, the Centre for Gender Research invites you to the seminar Donor Conception and the Unknown Kin: Reconsidering Identity and Family Through Anonymous and Deanonymized Relations with Martin Eggen Moseth.
As part of the seminar series Boys, Men and Masculinities (Gutter, menn og maskuliniteter), we invite you to the seminar Dominant Narratives of Masculinities within Educational Contexts with Professor Adam Howard (Colby College). The seminar is organized by the Centre for Gender Research in cooperation with The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (Front2 project on gender balance).
This seminar focus on Kurdish women's lives and activism, in Kurdistan and in the diaspora. Although Kurdish women's movements have existed in the different regions of Kurdistan for many decades, relatively little attention has been given to their history and dynamics. This seminar brings together three academics who have done research on Kurdish women from three different regions: Minoo Alinia for Iraq, Nerina Weiss for Turkey, and Wendelmoet Hamelink for Syria.
The Centre for Gender Research, in collaboration with the Department of Sociology and Human Geography, offers a PhD-course led by Professor Lois McNay, exploring key topics in the social theories of Pierre Bourdieu, Michel Foucault and Axel Honneth.
The seminar will start off with an introduction by Professor Jacqui True, co-editor of the handbook and Director of Monash GPS , followed by a panel discussion (panelists to be announced). Inger Skjelsbæk (STK), Torunn L. Tryggestad and Louise Olsson (PRIO) have contributed to the handbook. At the event you will get the opportunity to meet them and other Norwegian contributors to the handbook.
The Research School on Peace and Conflict invites applications for the PhD-course Gender, Peace and Conflict to take place at PRIO in Oslo on 6-8 May 2019. The deadline for applications is 6 March 2019.
STK celebrates its latest addition, Professor Inger Skjelsbæk, with an inaugural lecture under the title Conflict Related Sexual Violence in Research and Policy: Mapping out a knowledge field.
Welcome to an afternoon of talks and discussion on groundbreaking developments in diplomacy and peace processes with a focus on gender justice: What is a feminist foreign policy, and does it work? What difference does the entry of women into diplomacy make? How do international efforts address sexualized violence in conflict?
This seminar is organized by STK in collaboration with Kilden kjønnsforksning.no og FOKUS - Forum for Women and Development.
In this workshop, Wendelmoet Hamelink will present the first finds of her Marie Curie research project IMEX, which investigates images, experiences and memories of Syrian Kurdish women in exile. The finds will be presented in dialogue with Nerina Weiss and Iffit Qureshi.
This symposium, dedicated to the scholarship of our newly appointed Professor II, Lois McNay, aims to explore the potentials and challenges of McNay’s scholarship, to revitalize and further develop feminist theorizing grounded in the lived experience of structural oppression in neoliberal capitalist society.
This session, dedicated to gender studies in archaeology, is the result of conversations that have commenced between scholars of gender studies and Egyptology from the University of Oslo (STK) and the University of Oxford, and is part of the Cambridge Annual Student Archaeology Conference.