Centre for Women's and Gender Research

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The next Luce Irigaray Circle conference will take place at University of Bergen in June 5-7, 2013.
Randi Gressgård’s book "Multicultural Dialogue: Dilemmas, Paradoxes, Conflicts" is discussed in the journal "Dialogues in Human Geography".
We are extremely pleased to announce that David Eng, Professor of English/Asian American Studies at University of Pennsylvania as of this semester has been appointed our new adjunct professor at SKOK, after Elizabeth Grosz’ two periods in the same position have ended.
The conference, which is organized around three major themes: ”Bodies and Sexualities”, ”Citizenship” and ”New Technologies”, will take place in Bergen August 16-18 2012. Registration deadline is June 1, 2012.
The conference will take place at the University of Bergen, Norway, August 16th-18th, 2012. It will mark the end of the four-year research project Thought as Action: Gender; Democracy; Freedom led by Professor Ellen Mortensen, Centre for Women's and Gender Research (SKOK).
Centre for Women’s and Gender Research offers the graduate course, On Feminism and the Animal, 18 – 20 May, 2011.
As cross-cultural migration increases democratic states face a particular challenge: how to grant equal rights and dignity to individuals while recognizing cultural distinctiveness. In response to the greater number of ethnic and religious minority groups, state policies seem to focus on managing cultural differences through planned pluralism.
Gaudencia Mutema, postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Women's and Gender Research (SKOK) has published an article on religion and African migration in the journal Religion Compass.