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What’s going on in Swedish gender research and in national research policy? How is our work with gender mainstreaming progressing? What’s the latest news about our gender mainstreaming work? We write about new research, keep an eye on the developments in research policy, provide in-depth analyses and gather information about upcoming events and opportunities for project funding.

Portrait: The ills of a neoliberal academic world

2016-08-22 10:30

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Siv Fahlgren became a professor just before she retired. She has witnessed a lot of change over her 35 years in academia. She is c...

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‘Collegiality in its ideal form does not benefit men over women’

2016-08-22 00:34

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As part of the debate on how universities and public administration have been impacted by governance ideals from the business sect...

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New law will hit women, children and LGBT persons hard

2016-08-21 19:25

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If the Swedish parliament votes ‘yes’ to the proposed new migration policy on 21 June, then women, children and LGBT persons, rega...

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g16: Linköping planning big gender party

2016-08-19 13:58

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The registration for Sweden’s largest gender conference g16 is now open! This year the event will be held in Linköping. Conference...

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Guidelines for gender mainstreaming Academia

2016-06-22 14:24

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The work with the assignment to gender mainstream academia continues! On June 8 the Swedish Secretariat for Gender Research arrang...

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Formulation of goals a big challenge for GMGA agencies

2016-06-02 11:02

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Gender and gender equality are knowledge domains. Thus, extensive analysis is required in order to describe what gender inequality...

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Rivers crossing disciplinary boundaries

2016-06-01 11:44

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May-Britt Öhman’s research on dams and hydropower exploitation transcends the boundaries of several disciplinary domains and can b...

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How gender researchers get funded

2016-06-01 11:01

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Money from a few major funding sources or a mosaic of many small ones? The funding of gender research varies significantly across ...

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Portrait: The voices of black women are missing

2016-05-16 09:30

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Victoria Kawesa is one of the originators of the concept of Afrophobia, is third on the Swedish Feminist Initiative’s list of cand...

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Gender equality education for newcomers must be based on research

2016-05-02 07:00

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Gender equality education for newly arrived immigrants is not a new phenomenon in Sweden. But the information material that has be...

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New PhD theses on the struggles of women’s studies

2016-04-26 11:03

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A lot remains to be told about the history of gender research, according to Daniel Nyström, a scholar in the field of history of i...

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