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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.

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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New network formed at music conference in Örebro, Sweden

2016-04-20 10:00

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Scholars from around the world gathered in Örebro, Sweden, for a conference on the theme of gender and music. Musicology researche...

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Refugee situation affects the image of unaccompanied minors

2016-04-18 18:00

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That non-white men are portrayed as perpetrators from patriarchal cultures is old news. The phenomenon of sexualising racialised m...

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Gender researchers are challenging boundaries in academia

2016-04-16 06:45

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The first PhD theses in women’s history were presented in the early 1960s. Today, almost 1 500 theses later, gender research is a ...

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Portrait: Gabriele Griffin – new professor in Uppsala

2016-04-14 10:43

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Growing up with three sisters and a mother, all with strong personalities was something that had a big influence on Gabriele Griff...

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