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Doing Gender Lecture – Gisela Carrasco-Miró

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 gender issues [...]

Doing Gender Lecture – Gisela Carrasco-Miró2020-11-24T15:16:19+01:00

Sherilyn Deen

Sherilyn Deen is a PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam. Her PhD project is part of the larger NWO-VICI project EnGendering Europe’s Muslim Question. In her own project, Sherilyn focuses on analyzing statistical knowledge production on ‘mixed’ marriages and relationships (gemengde huwelijken en relaties) in [...]

Sherilyn Deen2020-11-12T12:34:42+01:00

Vasiliki Belia

Vasiliki Belia is a PhD candidate at the Department of Literature and Art, Maastricht University. In her research, Vasiliki studies contemporary graphic narratives that engage with the history of feminism and negotiate its meaning in the present. On the one hand, she inquires into the affordances of the genre of graphic [...]

Vasiliki Belia2020-11-13T16:22:40+01:00

Berna Toprak

Berna Toprak is a PhD candidate in Political Sociology at the University of Amsterdam. Her interests lie at the intersection of gender & sexuality studies, critical race studies, critical Muslim Studies and psychoanalysis. Her current project investigates the configuration of the ‘Muslim Question’ through discourses of gendered violence, with a special [...]

Berna Toprak2020-11-13T16:54:47+01:00

Nik Linders

Nik Linders is a PhD candidate at Radboud Social and Cultural Research for Gender & Diversity Studies. He has studied political theory and his master thesis focused on the role of the replacement conspiracy theory in Dutch right wing politics. For his current research, Nik is supervised by prof. dr. Marieke [...]

Nik Linders2020-10-30T10:41:44+01:00

Dr. Annemie Halsema, VU

Annemie Halsema is Associate Professor at the Department of Philosophy, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Her research project is entitled: ‘Hermeneutics of the gendered, racialized and ageing body’. Most philosophical theories about personal identity take embodiment into account but do not consider social situatedness. Dr. Halsema wants to philosophically understand what embodied factors [...]

Dr. Annemie Halsema, VU2020-10-30T11:58:58+01:00

Dr. Roel van den Oever

Free University Amsterdam Dr. Roel van den Oever is assistant professor of English literature at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He holds a ‘doctoraal’ degree, cum laude, in American studies from Radboud University Nijmegen (1997-2001). At Radboud University, he also completed a postgraduate program in philosophy on a Thomas More scholarship (2001-2002). He [...]

Dr. Roel van den Oever2020-10-29T16:50:05+01:00

Livestream: PhD Defense Milica Trakilović, October 16, UU

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 erasure and [...]

Livestream: PhD Defense Milica Trakilović, October 16, UU2020-10-12T16:37:45+02:00

GEMMA student Patrick Zaki arrested in Egypt

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 and roughed [...]

GEMMA student Patrick Zaki arrested in Egypt2020-10-21T10:30:33+02:00

Course on COVID-19 and Global Inequalities

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. Utrecht will [...]

Course on COVID-19 and Global Inequalities2020-10-21T13:48:39+02:00

Hélène Phoa Gender Studies Research Thesis Prize – In memory of Hélène Phoa (1989-2019)

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 to Gender [...]

Hélène Phoa Gender Studies Research Thesis Prize – In memory of Hélène Phoa (1989-2019)2020-06-16T11:16:39+02:00

Utrecht Gender Studies statement #blacklivesmatter

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 the growing [...]

Utrecht Gender Studies statement #blacklivesmatter2020-06-16T14:58:34+02:00
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