Portraits

Find all our portraits of gender researchers and their research here.

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

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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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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Portrait: From feminist marriage resistance to representation

2017-08-24 12:52

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In her PhD thesis, Anna Adeniji explored the feminist resistance to marriage and discovered how the marriage norm does not strike ...

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The professor who surveys the history of women’s movement

2017-06-16 14:12

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Ulla Manns is a groundbreaking historian of Swedish women’s movement in the nineteenth century. The subject suffered from a dearth...

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Portrait: Pioneer who knows resistance

2017-04-12 12:26

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She sees it as important to share the research on the gender power structure also outside the academic world. To her, knowledge is...

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Portrait: She is asking who gets to call a place home

2017-02-16 13:19

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To Fataneh Farahani, associate professor of Ethnology at Stockholm University, home is a complex concept that she struggled with b...

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Portrait: political poet and new professor

2016-11-21 12:44

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Hanna Hallgren is the much-appreciated poet who was recently appointed professor of literary composition at the University of Goth...

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Portrait: The pioneer of intersectional analysis

2016-10-25 13:35

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Diana Mulinari is a pioneer when it comes to intersectionality. She and her colleagues Irene Molina and Paulina de los Reyes are k...

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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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