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Lois MacNay reflects on her first encounters: – My first visit as Professor II to the Centre for Gender Research at Oslo University was both enjoyable and intellectually enriching.
The holidays are here, but STK is still buzzing with activity: the spring semester is being finalized, international students are taught about gender equality in the Nordic countries, and final adjustments are made for the autumn semester.
Lois McNay was recently appointed Professor II at the Centre for Gender Research in collaboration with the Faculty for Social Science. She will be an asset to gender research at UiO, but also to research at the intersection between feminist, social and political theory more broadly.
– We will explore how increasing levels of diversity in the personnel of Nordic security forces relate to changing perceptions of trust and security, says Ulla-Britt Lilleaas, professor at Centre for Gender Research.
It was a unique opportunity when a group of Egyptologists came together for the second collaborative workshop on Gender Studies and Egyptology at the Centre for Gender Research in Oslo.
The main objective of this two-year workshop project is to expose and expand current debates on diversity issues and challenges to democratic participation in the Nordic region, by putting the spotlight on “identity politics”, says Elisabeth Lund Engebretsen, Senior lecturer at Centre for Gender Research and project leader of “Transforming identities”.
The conference on Gender and Representation took place at UiO, November 3 and attracted junior and senior researchers within the humanities. The highlight for many was probably professor Griselda Pollock´s lecture on "Feminism: A Bad Memory"
Gender equality is a positive force in society, but still we need more research to understand “where men are going”, writes Øystein Gullvåg Holter, professor at Centre for Gender Research.
We congratulate Helene Aarseth, Professor at Centre for Gender Research, with being shortlisted for the Sociological Review prize for outstanding scholarship 2016.
The Future of Feminisms in the Nordic Region Network (FFNN) invites you to attend the workshop on: New Nordic feminisms?
Time and place for the workshop: Aug. 25, 2017 10:00 AM - Aug. 27, 2017 12:00 PM, Oslo University
-Every visit has been different, but very enjoyable and stimulating. I learned a lot about a different kind of academic and institutional culture, says Nancy Fraser on her last visit as a Professor II at the Centre for Gender Research
New study shows that men are more positively perceived in relatively gender-equal countries, whereas perceptions of women do not vary so much according to the degree of gender equality.
In a new book, Margaretha A. van Es analyzes the dynamics between stereotypes and self-representations of women with a Muslim background.
Centre for Gender Research invited her to present her book and discuss women’s right to self-representation in the light of current political developments in Norway and abroad.
How to deal with misogynist texts in the Bible? Feminist biblical scholar, Stefanie Schön, recently defended her PhD. on a biblical text portraying sexual violence against a woman.
The immense interest in the conference on sex and gender in the Ancient World implies a renewed interest in the Humanities, the ancient past and in gender studies.