Category Archive: Research

Project “Repository for Gender Research” started

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On 1 October 2016 started a project of three gender research centers from universities in Berlin to construct a repository for gender research. The project is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)… Continue reading

GRACE – Gender and Cultures of Equality in Europe

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Orlando Association and the Italian Women’s Library are proud to announce that GRACE – Gender and Cultures of Equality in Europe, a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network project, has begun and is now… Continue reading

Crawling Black Ants: Encountering Lady Dufferin in Bromley House Library

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As a visiting research fellow at the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice at the University of Nottingham last February, I had a chance encounter with Lady Dufferin, Hariot Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood.… Continue reading

The sexy librarian or the bun lady?

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2013 AtGender Spring conference, April 26-28, Gothenburg , Focus: ‘Teaching with gender’

Institutionalizing intersectionality : the changing nature of European equality regimes

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  Authors: Krizsan, Andrea, Hege Skjeie og Judith Squires (eds.) This book gives a comparative view on how European governments have tried to handle the concept of intersectionality. Abstract: An exploration of the… Continue reading

Call for Contributions to Book: ‘Teaching (in) libraries and archives’

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Students of gender studies are expected to know their way around libraries and archives when searching for information, but are rarely invited to critically reflect on the way these political, gendered knowledge spaces… Continue reading

FRAGEN online

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Recently I heard from Ursula Nienhaus (FFBIZ, Berlin) that the website of the project FRAGEN (FRAmes on GENder) is already online. I looked at the page and found out, that the texts are… Continue reading

New list of journals

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Take a look at our new list of peer reviewed journals in the field of gender research. This is a list of about 165 peer reviewed journals within the broad field of women’s… Continue reading

UN resolution 1325 ten years on

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Ten years after UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security was adopted by the UN Security Council, the issue of the role of women in war and conflict has achieved… Continue reading

“At the limit of what a person can bear”

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New PhD-thesis from Norway: Most pregnant women whose foetus is proven to have a genetic abnormality choose to have an abortion, but reaching that decision is a painful, exhausting process for most of… Continue reading