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Centre for Women’s and Gender Research

Senter for kvinne- og kjønnsforskning

Contact information

Centre for Women's and Gender Research (SKOK)
Visting address: Parkveien 9
Postal address: PB 7805, 5020 Bergen
Tel: +47 55 58 27 05
Email: post@skok.uib.no

About SKOK

The Centre for Women’s and Gender Research (SKOK) is an interdisciplinary research centre that aims to provide knowledge about these fields of research to all the faculties at the University of Bergen. SKOK’s main objective is to strengthen women’s and gender research at the university at large. SKOK aspires to function as a vital arena for researchers not only at our own university, but also to serve as a link to other research communities, both nationally and internationally. One of SKOK’s main goals is to secure a long term interdisciplinary competence building in this field of research. SKOK also offers a bachelor program in gender studies, a one-year program in gender studies and doctoral education within the field.

International cooperation
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New Tools for Transnational Analysis in Postgraduate Intersectional Gender Research

International project will strengthen the employability of doctoral candidates doing gender research.

Book release
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Nov 27

Exploring the Black Venus Figure in Aesthetic Practices

Kari Jegerstedt is one of the editors of the newly published book on the longstanding colonial fascination with the black female body

Migration research
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Nov 29

The politics and aesthetic of waiting in Palestinian refugee camps

Ruba Salih from Department of Anthropology and Sociology, SOAS University of London, will give a talk about temporality in Palestinian refugee camps.

Horizon 2020
Hakan Sicakkan

UiB awarded large EU project on migration

UiB researcher Hakan G. Sicakkan will lead the EU-funded PROTECT project, which will closely follow the United Nations’ two new global compacts on migration and refugees.