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GEMMA student Patrick Zaki arrested in Egypt; protests everywhere

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 Egypt; protests everywhere2020-03-16T21:55:43+01:00

Cancelled — Seminar with Luisa Passerini and Damir Arsenijević

Due to the Coronavirus this seminar has been cancelled.  On March 18, 2020 Prof. Luisa Passerini (European University Institute) will give a presentation on Visual Intersubjectivity. She will talk about her ERC project ‘Bodies Across Borders: Oral and Visual Memory in Europe and Beyond’ and her book Conversations on Visual Memory [...]

Cancelled — Seminar with Luisa Passerini and Damir Arsenijević2020-03-10T11:27:03+01:00

Cancelled — PhD Defense Milica Trakilović, March 20, UU

Due to the Coronavirus this PhD Defense will be postponed.  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 [...]

Cancelled — PhD Defense Milica Trakilović, March 20, UU2020-03-13T13:25:04+01:00

Masterclass with Alison Harvey

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 exigencies of [...]

Masterclass with Alison Harvey2020-01-21T11:10:33+01:00

Rosa Wevers

Rosa Wevers is a PhD candidate in Gender Studies at Utrecht University. She has received funding from NWO to conduct research for the project ‘Facing Surveillance: Artistic Strategies in Times of Control’, for which she analyses exhibitions of ‘surveillance art’ in Western Europe. She investigates how contemporary artists are creating tangible [...]

Rosa Wevers2020-01-21T10:32:40+01:00

Inaugural Lecture Prof. dr. Sarah Bracke, March 6, 2020

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 join: Auditorium [...]

Inaugural Lecture Prof. dr. Sarah Bracke, March 6, 20202020-01-20T15:12:05+01:00

Doing Gender Lecture – Alison Harvey

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 – Alison Harvey2020-01-21T11:33:25+01:00