Yearly Archives: 2020

Guanqin He

Guanqin He, is a PhD candidate in Gender and Postcolonial Studies at the Graduate Gender Programme, Department of Media and Culture, Utrecht University. Guanqin has received funding from CSC (China Scholarship Council) to conduct her research for the project ‘ Digital Crossroads in China: Chinese Women Negotiating Migration, Urbanisation, and Digitisation’. [...]

Guanqin He2020-12-17T14:13:32+01:00

Lindsay Grace Weber

Lindsay Grace Weber is a PhD researcher at the Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICON), Utrecht University. Her research interests include materialist feminism & feminist (new) materialism, queer & trans Marxisms, and posthumanist knowledge production in Europe & North America academia. Lindsay’s current project uses feminist standpoint theories and epistemologies to explore [...]

Lindsay Grace Weber2020-12-17T11:56:26+01:00

In Memoriam: Janneke Mens-Verhulst (1947-2020)

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 aan de [...]

In Memoriam: Janneke Mens-Verhulst (1947-2020)2020-12-02T10:27:35+01:00

Masterclass around artist Claude Cahun

In the week of November 8-12, 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. In this performative [...]

Masterclass around artist Claude Cahun2021-03-25T10:31:32+01:00

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-Miró2020-12-01T16:46:22+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 Toprak2021-01-21T20:17:26+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. 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 Oever2022-01-11T11:18:04+01:00

PhD Defense Milica Trakilović, October 16, 2020

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 [...]

PhD Defense Milica Trakilović, October 16, 20202022-02-28T10:13:18+01:00

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
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