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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: ‘Important to go global’

2016-09-29 19:29

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Helle Rydström is the gender scholar who began her academic career by herding buffaloes in Vietnam. She did so to learn about gend...

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Queer through the lens of the camera

2016-09-09 11:41

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How can queer community be portrayed through photography and photographic practices? Annica Karlsson Rixon has explored this quest...

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Long history of uncovering Muslim women

2016-09-07 17:10

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The French burkini ban is part of a long tradition of stopping Muslim women from wearing religious attire. For example, during the...

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Swedish database opens up for global studies on gender equality in media

2016-08-24 16:03

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An international research group coordinated from Gothenburg has this year laid the groundwork for a new, unique database for compa...

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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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