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Ida Bloms hus, side entrance

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The Centre for Women's and Gender Research (SKOK)
Visting address: Parkveien 9
Postal address: PB 7805, 5020 Bergen
Tel: +47 55 58 27 05
E-mail: 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.

The Centre also offers a Bachelor's programme in Gender Studies, a One-year course in Gender, Sexuality and Diversity and doctoral education.

New publication
Front page of a book in turquoise and yellow, with the headline Postcolonial and postsocialist dialogues - Intersections, opacities, challenges in feminist theorizing and practice. as well as information about the editors

Sparking dialogues between postcolonial and postsocialist feminisms

UiB researcher Redi Koobak is one of the editors behind the new volume Postcolonial and Postsocialist Dialogues: Intersections, Opacities, Challenges in Feminist Theorizing and Practice.

TemPro project
Kvinne i raud jakke, svart genser, dongeribukse og fargerikt sjal sitter på en grønn benk med rosa rhododenron-busker i bakgrunnen

Exploring the “return turn” in Germany

Kari Anne Drangsland, postdoctoral researcher in the TemPro project, explores how the turn towards temporary protection materialises in Germany and Norway.
Blog post
Tre barn med ryggen til

The New Plan for Immigration and the risks of extending Temporary Protection Status

This blog post by TemPro project members forms part of a series of blog posts responding to the UK Home Office’s New Plan for Immigration.
Microaggression
Tekst på arabisk og bilete av Randi Gressgård

Microaggression in Arabic

The first journal for Arabic speakers in Norway, DER, includes in its latest issue a translated version of UiB researcher Randi Gressgård’s article about microaggression: Banging one’s head against the wall.

Blog post
Stones

FEMSAG conceptual primers, 2nd round: “Sex” and “Gender”

A conceptual primer on the second half of the FEMSAG project title “Feminist Theory After Sex and Gender”.