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Published Jan. 17, 2020 2:12 PM

Rebecca Lund (Centre for Gender Research) and Ann C. E. Nilsen's (University of Agder) most recently book Institutional Ethnography in the Nordic Region explicates the Nordic response to Institutional Ethnography, showing how it has been adapted and interpreted within the theoretical and methodological landscape of social scientific research in the region, as well as the institutional particularities of the Nordic welfare state. The book is part of a larger focus on feminist knowledge production and methodology at the Centre for Gender Research.

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Published Oct. 22, 2019 9:19 AM

How does gender influence the construction and application of ethical theories? What qualifies as a “feminist” ethical theory, and what is the basis for the claim voiced by feminist ethicists that traditional ethical theories ignore the interests of many women while favoring those of some men? Is feminist ethics limited to gendered issues, or are the insights of feminist ethics applicable to analyses of moral experiences and challenges that reflect the intersection of gender with other bases of oppression?

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Published Oct. 22, 2019 9:19 AM

How does gender influence the construction and application of ethical theories? What qualifies as a “feminist” ethical theory, and what is the basis for the claim voiced by feminist ethicists that traditional ethical theories ignore the interests of many women while favoring those of some men? Is feminist ethics limited to gendered issues, or are the insights of feminist ethics applicable to analyses of moral experiences and challenges that reflect the intersection of gender with other bases of oppression?

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Published Oct. 22, 2019 9:19 AM

How does gender influence the construction and application of ethical theories? What qualifies as a “feminist” ethical theory, and what is the basis for the claim voiced by feminist ethicists that traditional ethical theories ignore the interests of many women while favoring those of some men? Is feminist ethics limited to gendered issues, or are the insights of feminist ethics applicable to analyses of moral experiences and challenges that reflect the intersection of gender with other bases of oppression?

Jesus in front of rainbow
Published June 14, 2019 1:47 PM

There are many who have been intrigued by Jesus' sexuality. In the Da Vinci-Code, Dan Brown used the conspiracy theories that Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene and had a daughter with her who was the origin for the French royal dynasty of the Meroving. On the other hand, it has been suggested that Jesus was gay, and had a romantic relationship with "the disciple Jesus loved."

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Published Feb. 11, 2019 11:37 AM

Inger Skjelsbæk's expertise on gender, and women's experiences specifically, intersecting with war and conflict, and peace and security, is an important contribution to the Centre for Gender Research.

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Published Jan. 10, 2019 10:14 AM

Professor Helene Aarseth was newly appointed Director at the Centre for Gender Research.

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Published Oct. 2, 2018 12:36 PM

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.

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Published July 18, 2018 4:13 PM

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.

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Published May 25, 2018 3:14 PM

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.

Gender advisor
Published Apr. 27, 2018 11:01 AM

– 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.

egyptologi
Published Feb. 19, 2018 9:29 AM

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.

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Published Jan. 21, 2018 5:27 PM

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”.