The Netherlands Research School of Gender Studies (NOG) at Utrecht University (The Netherlands) provides a platform for gender sensitive and postcolonial research. Since 1995, the NOG has offered a highly successful training programme and research environment for postgraduate students, PhD students and senior researchers. The NOG teaching and research staff consists of an international team of professors and senior lecturers from various universities.
On Friday October 16, 2020 NOG PhD Milica Trakilović will defend her PhD thesis Unraveling the Myth: Tracing the Limits of Europe through its Border Figurations at Utrecht University. More than a mere geographic location, Europe is also an idea that is sustained by notions such as insularity, historical [...]
Egyptian police have arrested 28-year-old human rights activist Patrick George Zaki after he spoke out against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi’s government. Lawyers for Zaki told the Italian press that the student - who is studying in Bologna, Italy - was detained at Cairo International Airport on Friday February 7, 2020 [...]
In the past few months we have been developing a conversation on the global COVID-19 pandemic with a group of international partners initiated by professor David Oppenheimer (Berkeley, Centre on Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law). These conversations resulted in the design of a course which will be taught online globally. [...]
Hélène Phoa was a graduate of the Research Master Gender Studies at Utrecht University and affiliated with the Netherlands Research School of Gender Studies NOG. She graduated in 2018. Hélène was too young when she passed away in 2019. In memory of her life, her courage and her commitment [...]
These are momentous times. After weeks of shut down and Covid-19 related anxieties, the world has erupted in mass protests in support of #blacklivesmatter and anti-racist struggles. The Graduate Gender Programme (GGeP) at Utrecht University together with the Netherlands Research School of Gender Studies (NOG) stands in solidarity with [...]
We’ve received the sad news that Sandra Gnjatović passed away. Sandra started her research master Gender and Ethnicity at Utrecht University in September 2014. Sandra was very passionate about artistic practices as her bachelor from the Royal Academy of Art in the Hague shows. From 2014-2016 she was one [...]