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News on the Open Letter to the European Commission on Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities research in the new FP, 2014-2020

Please read the following for the two calls on signing the Open Letter. Also see the Open Letter website. —————————————————————————————————————————————— Dear colleagues, With this message we would like to invite you to sign an Open Letter addressed to the European Commissioner for Research and Innovation (http://www.eash.eu/openletter2011/), alerting her to the vital insights that Socio-economic Sciences…

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Concerns about the dismantling of the Nordic Gender Institute (NIKK)

An all too sudden death. Nordic Gender Institute (NIKK) will be dismantled before the end of 2011 We are sad and worried to announce that NIKK, the Nordic Gender Institute, is going to be dismantled before December 31st 2011. Since 1995, NIKK has been an important professional organization in the field of Nordic, European and…

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New Report: A Swedish Commission for Gender Mainstreaming

New Report: A Swedish Commission for Gender Mainstreaming In July 2008 the Swedish Secretariat for Gender Research was commissioned by the government to set up a program to support governmental agencies in their work with gender mainstreaming. To complete the mission that lasted until the end of 2010, the Program Jämi was organized. To disseminate the results…

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Green Paper Initiative Outcomes

  Resume Of the Outcomes of the Consultation Process on the Green Paper for a Common Strategic Framework for Future EU Research and Innovation Funding   22.06.2011 In May 2011 ATGENDER submitted a position paper to join the “Consultation on Green Paper on a Common Strategic Framework for future EU Research and Innovation Funding”. Our…

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Facebook Page

Dear Members, We invite you to visit and like our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/atgender Let’s make use of this great medium to stay connected!   Greetings, ATGENDER Team

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Official Response to EU Green Paper

During the meeting of the General Assembly of ATGender, the European Association for Gender Research, Education and Documentation, held on 9th April 2011, the members were alerted by Kerstin Allnebratt of the potential neglect of Gender and Social Sciences in the new EU plans for research and innovation funding, known as “Green Paper on a…

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‘Postcolonial Europe: Transcultural and Multidisciplinary Perspectives Social Identities’

Special issue of ‘Social Identities’ journal: ‘Postcolonial Europe: Transcultural and Multidisciplinary Perspectives Social Identities’ Guest edited by Sandra Ponzanesi and Bolette Blaagaard A special issue has appeared of ‘Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture’. This issue focuses on ‘Postcolonial Europe: Transcultural and Multidisciplinary Perspectives Social Identities’ and is guest edited…

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Tuning Educational Structures in Europe. Reference Points for the Design and Delivery of Degree Programs in Gender Studies

Download the full ‘Tuning Educational Structures in Europe’ brochure here. Tuning Gender Studies. Reference Points for Design and Delivery of Degree Programmes in Gender Studies. This booklet is an official document published by the European Commission, under ‘Life Long Learning Programme’. It contains material that make it possible for programmes of Gender Studies, Women’s Studies…

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Volume 8: Teaching Intersectionality

The concept of intersectionality is at the heart of debates about the future of equality policies in Europe. How do different identities interact and affect the opportunities for individuals and groups in society? Public policy used to focus on one or another aspect of equality, such as gender, sexual orientation or physical abilities. The question…

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Volume 7: Teaching Empires

What is the relationship between gender and empire? How will a focus on gender generate new knowledge about histories of empire? The aim of Teaching Empires is to critically examine questions about imperial effort, as remembered, displayed, denied, mythologized or obscured in various European contexts. The book draws upon the research and teaching of scholars…

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