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."

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.

Bilde av Helene Aarseth
Published Jan. 10, 2019 10:14 AM

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

Collage of pictures from the symposium
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.

Three pople enjoying the sun
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.

Profile photo of Professor Lois McNay
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.

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.

regnbue i papir
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”.

Keynote session
Published Nov. 21, 2017 5:10 PM

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"

father and son
Published Oct. 24, 2017 2:01 PM

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.

Published Aug. 3, 2017 10:59 AM

We congratulate Helene Aarseth, Professor at Centre for Gender Research, with being shortlisted for the Sociological Review prize for outstanding scholarship 2016.

Demonstration with feminists
Published June 23, 2017 11:26 AM

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

Picture of Nancy Fraser
Published June 22, 2017 10:48 AM

-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

graf som viser forskningsresultatet
Published Apr. 6, 2017 4:53 PM

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.

photo of the participants in the panel debate
Published Mar. 3, 2017 10:32 AM

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.

Maleri av kvinner som jobber i jordbruket, står og snakker med to menn
Published Feb. 10, 2017 10:39 AM

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.

parthenon acropolis
Published Nov. 1, 2016 12:53 PM

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.