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.
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 [...]
On Friday March 20, 2020 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 erasure and [...]
NOG Masterclass with Alison Harvey Wednesday February 26, 2020 Utrecht University 10.00 – 13.00 hrs Double Agents: Community-Engaged Scholarship in the Marketized University In the contemporary climate, there are increasing pressures to deploy academic research to address emerging societal issues and challenges. This masterclass focuses on the opportunities and [...]
On Friday March 6, 2020 at 4.00 p.m., Professor Sarah Bracke - appointed as Professor of Sociology, in particular the Study of Gender and Sexuality - will deliver her Inaugural Lecture, with the title: "It’s the Birth Rates." Sex, Gender, and Race in Europe’s 'Muslim Question'. You're welcome to [...]
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 to [...]
Ter gelegenheid van haar emeritaat zal Prof. dr. Annelies Moors - hoogleraar Sociaal-wetenschappelijke studie van hedendaagse moslimsamenlevingen - op vrijdag 6 december 2019 om 16.00 uur haar afscheidscollege geven, getiteld 'Liberating the Money, Liberating the Sperm: Social Reproduction, Living Islam, and Palestinian Ethnography Revisited'. Het wordt op prijs gesteld [...]