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.
Op 27 november 2020 is Janneke van Mens-Verhulst overleden. Een klein half jaar heeft ze geleefd met de wetenschap dat ze niet meer zou genezen van kanker. De gemeenschap van genderstudies in Nederland verliest daarmee een markante onderzoeker en een geweldig collega. Janneke was van 1972 tot 2020 verbonden [...]
On April 26, 28, 29 and 30, 2021 the Cobra Museum is hosting a four-day masterclass for the students from the fashion department of the Rietveld Academy and the UU master Gender Studies around artist Claude Cahun. This masterclass is a unique collaboration between these two groups of students. [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]