Global outlook: The Hijab – a reflection of political contestations in Nigeria

2018-02-20 07:00

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Today the use of Hijab is obligatory for women in Nigeria. According to Hauwa Mahdi, gender researcher at the School of Global Studies, the University of Gothenburg, it has both emancipated and silenc...

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Racialised Researchers Excluded in Academia

2018-01-30 10:19

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Researchers with migrant backgrounds have greater difficulties finding a job after finishing their PhDs and also experience slower career development compared with their counterparts who were born in ...

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Ambivalent situation for gender studies in Hungary

2017-12-19 13:15

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In just a few years, gender and gender studies have gone from being a fairly cold to a super-hot topic in the Hungarian public debate. Gender research has been called a ‘pseudo-science’ and ‘gender id...

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Ministers want to speed up the gender equality work in the EU

2017-12-08 10:52

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‘The gender equality work is moving way too slowly,’ said Swedish gender equality minister Åsa Régner during her opening speech at the #Equalityworks17 conference in Gothenburg. The event gathered ...

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Trans historical dialogue at the Swedish Forum for Human Rights

2017-12-06 09:39

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Trans history is a relatively new research field in academia. A great deal of the recording of history takes place outside of academia. What trans historiography looks like and how cisnormative unders...

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