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Published Oct. 8, 2021 10:57 AM

Ulla-Britt Lilleaas (STK) has been working on the NordForsk-financed project Gender Equality, Diversity and Societal Security since 2018. This project has explored how increasing levels of diversity in the personnel of Nordic security forces relate to changing perceptions of trust and security, both within these organizations and in their broader interactions with society.

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Published May 31, 2021 1:04 PM

In the autumn of 2021, the Centre for Gender Research will offer a new MA course, KFL4055 Gender and Society, which will examine how gendered inequalities, practices, and subjectivities are reproduced, both in the individual and in society. Professor Helene Aarseth will be leading the course.

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Published May 27, 2021 9:10 AM

How does gender shape armed conflict, political violence and peacebuilding, and how do peace and conflict shape our notions of gender? In the autumn of 2021, the Centre for Gender Research (STK) will offer a new MA course, KFL4065 Gender, Peace and Conflict, which aims to explore these questions. Professor Inger Skjelsbæk will be the course leader.

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Published Apr. 27, 2021 9:44 AM

In April, Niels Nyegaard began working as a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Gender Research. By looking at the significance of the homosexual closet in the emerging Danish welfare state, he hopes to nuance existing understandings of the closet as a social mechanism that can only be oppressive and limiting. 

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Published Feb. 4, 2021 3:56 PM

Love is of enormous importance in our lives, and also one of the central themes in the history of Western thought. STK's new digital lecture series, Perspectives on Love, will explore different understandings of the concept of love.