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What’s going on in Swedish gender research and in national research policy? We cover new research and developments in research policy, as well as providing in-depth analyses and gather information about upcoming events and opportunities for project funding.

Call for papers g19 – Rethinking Knowledge Regimes

2018-10-18 12:26

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The next g-Conference g19 seeks to bring together the broad and interdisciplinary field that constitutes gender studies in Sweden ...

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The Nordic gender effect goes international

2018-09-18 16:37

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Together the five Nordic countries make up one of the world’s most gender-equal regions. But how did they get there? The most impo...

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Portrait: ‘We Need to Take the Fight and Not Be So Careful’

2018-09-03 09:40

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‘Come on, bring it on! Where are you?’ Mellström flexes his muscles and jokingly pounds his chest. We are talking about the deb...

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Ulf Mellström

EuroPride – Panel Discussion on Homonationalism

2018-08-01 11:10

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During EuroPride 2018 the University of Gothenburg organises Forum for Norm Critical Research. The Forum is a popular science event where focus is on LGBTQ and norm critical research. Homonationalism can be described as a phenomenon which is used by various political actors, including far-right p...

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’In Order to Achieve Equality in Healthcare, We Need to Understand Gender’

2018-06-15 15:46

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The healthcare you receive depends on who you are. Twenty years ago, Katarina Hamberg wrote one of Sweden’s first feminist PhD the...

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EuroPride: Panel Discussion on Homonationalism

2018-06-15 11:18

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During EuroPride 2018 the University of Gothenburg organises Forum for Norm Critical Research. The Forum is a popular science even...

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Pride Parade, 2015 in Gothenburg

Gender Research in France Dismissed as ‘Un-French’

2018-06-11 16:43

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Gender research has gained an increasing foothold in France. However, now one of the world’s oldest gender research networks has b...

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KvinnSam new Research Infrastructure at the University of Gothenburg

2018-06-04 15:49

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In April it was decided that KvinnSam, the National Resource Library for Gender Studies in Sweden, will be established as a resear...

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KvinnSam, på Göteborgs universitetsbibliotek

Growing Interest in Critical Animal Studies

2018-05-23 11:24

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The idea that humans are superior to other living creatures is challenged by researchers in the field of critical animal studies. ...

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Portrait: ‘Research on racism is not considered real knowledge’

2018-05-03 11:51

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She was first to show how racist structures are to blame for the widespread housing segregation in Sweden. Irene Molina’s PhD thes...

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‘Time to Decolonise Academia’

2018-04-23 15:05

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Colonial attitudes seem to remain widespread in academia. European and Western perspectives continue to dominate, and important kn...

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