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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.

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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Intense Anti Gender Debate in Italy

2018-04-09 09:50

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It is still not clear who will form new government in Italy after the election where the populist parties won. Gender researcher M...

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Portrait: Sexuality Researcher Gives New Perspectives of History

2018-03-16 12:30

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When he left his position as a school teacher for a career in academia, he traded one meaningful job for another. ‘Golden Wednesda...

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Swedish Metoo Movement Greatest Impact Amongst the Nordic Countries

2018-03-08 08:53

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The #MeToo revolution has swept the Nordic region in the past half year. An avalanche of testimonies of sexual harassment has put ...

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Technology Inspired by Feminist Theory

2018-03-08 07:14

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Feminist technoscience is an established research field in Sweden. To learn more about it, we have talked to three researchers who...

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Save the date for g19

2018-03-05 14:53

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The next Swedish gender conference g19 will be held in Gothenburg on 7-9 October 2019....

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Knowledge and a Long-Term Approach Keys to Nordic Cooperation on Gender Equality

2018-02-19 11:11

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The Swedish Secretariat for Gender Research has hosted Nordic Information on Gender – a Nordic cooperation body dealing with gende...

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

2018-02-18 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 Stu...

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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...

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