Welcome to a day of interesting guest lectures and an exciting panel discussion on gender studies.
* Program November 13, 2018 *
10.15 - 12.00: Open guest lectures
Ulla Manns, professor of Gender Studies at Södertörn University College: “Feminist memory politics: on legibility and visibility”
Maria Tamboukou, professor of Feminist studies at East London University: “Yours, Roza: Gender, Politics and Amor Mundi”
Chair: Dagmar Brunow, Linnaeus University
13.15-15: Open panel discussion
“Fluffy propaganda”: International perspectives on the delegitimization of Gender Studies
This panel engages with the threats and hostility directed at gender studies and the upsurge of anti-feminism in various contexts. Drawing on experiences from Austria, Germany, Sweden, Turkey and the UK, the panel also focuses on possible strategies to resist ongoing attempts to restrict academic freedom.
Aylin Akpinar, Dagmar Brunow and Emma Ricknell from Linnaeus University, Ulla Manns from Södertörn University College and Maria Tamboukou from East London University.
Chair: Sofie Tornhill, Linnaeus University.