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.

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Lecture and Workshop “Ableism in Academia” – by Dr. Nicole Brown

On January 26 and January 27-28 2022, the NOG PhD Council and Accessible Academia are organizing an online lecture and workshop on Ableism in Academia. The lecture and workshop will be given by Dr. Nicole Brown (University College London, UK). Nicole Brown is Associate Professor at the University College London, Institute of Education and Director of [...]

Posted on: 01/12/2021|

Doing Gender Lecture – Jelke Boesten

The Netherlands Research School of Gender Studies in cooperation with her partners organises the DOING GENDER Lecture Series. These lectures stress the importance of doing gender work combined with an active involvement in the practice of gender theory and research. The concept of DOING GENDER supports a hands-on approach [...]

Posted on: 22/11/2021|

GEMMA student Patrick Zaki still in detention in Egypt

On February 7, 2020 the Egyptian police have arrested GEMMA student and human rights activist Patrick George Zaki after he spoke out against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi’s government. Lawyers told the Italian press that the student - who was at that time studying in Bologna, Italy - was detained at [...]

Posted on: 11/11/2021|

PhD Defense Claudia Minchilli, November 19, 2021

On 19 November, NOG PhD Claudia Minchilli will defend her thesis Localizing Digital Diasporas: Diasporic Digital Networking Among Somali, Romanian and Turkish Women Through the Lens of Social Class. In her dissertation, Claudia investigates the diasporic digital practices of Somali, Romanian and Turkish migrant women living in Rome with [...]

Posted on: 21/10/2021|

PhD Defense Valeria Stabile, November 12, 2021

On 12 November, NOG PhD Valeria Stabile defends her PhD dissertation titled Pues no soy mujer. The Upheaval of Singularity in Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, which centers on the revolution that sor Juana started in the debate about singularity, sexedness, and in-betweenness—not only in the field of literary [...]

Posted on: 20/10/2021|

PhD Defense Lieke Hettinga, November 5, 2021

On 5 November, NOG PhD Lieke Hettinga will defend their thesis titled Appearing Differently: Disability and Transgender Embodiment in Contemporary Euro-American Visual Cultures. In their dissertation, they examine how contemporary cultural practices shape and reimagine the legibility and intelligibility of disability and transgender embodiment. Through an analysis of various [...]

Posted on: 15/10/2021|
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