Experts' Forum of the European Institute for Gender equality
Associate professor, Stine Thidemann Faber, has, on behalf of Minister for Gender Equality, Eva Kjer Hansen, been nominated as the Danish representative as an independent member of the Expert’s Forum of the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE).
New research project: Equality in isolated labour markets (EQUIL)
From 1 October 2018 a new research project, financed by a grant from the Nordic Council of Ministers, is starting up within FREIA - Center for Gender Research.
New book: Diversity and Contestations over Nationalism in Europe and Canada
Explores whether contemporary transformations in society can be understood as negotiating nationalism, rovides a critical comparison of the European Union and Canada with regard to the relationship between nationalism and multiculturalism, and attempts to establish a clearer understanding of contemporary nationalism through the topics of transnational nationalism, cosmopolitanism, and nationalist reactions
New book: Citizens' Activism and Solidarity Movements - Contending with Populism
Explores the democratic counterforces to right-wing populism amongst European citizens. Critically reflects upon citizenship, democracy, diversity and conflict, and focuses on intersectionality politics rather than identity politics and class politics
Sociologer til danske fædre: I har fortjent at få ret til længere barselsorlov
Sociologerne Lotte Bloksgaard og Stine Thidemann Faber fra Institut for Kultur og Globale Studier - AAU, har skrevet en kronik til Politiken, omhandlende mænds ret til barsel.
The 2018 "International Review of Leave Policies and Related Research" is now online
The LP&R network produces an annual review of leave policies and related research, starting in 2004.
New book: Gender and Generational Division in EU Citizenship
Edited by Trudie Knijn and Manuela Naldini, and with contributions from professor Birte Siim, associate professor Lise Rolandsen Agustín and PhD fellow Anita Nissen from the Institute of Culture and Global Studies.
Visiting Scholar from University of Helsinki, Finland
In May and June 2018 Hanna Kara from University of Helsinki is visiting FREIA.
Workshop on ’New Nordic Feminisms?’
The Nordic network on The Future of Feminisms in the Nordic Region had its last workshop at Oslo University 25-27 August 2017
Aalborg University took the temperature of feminism in the Nordic countries
With the workshop "Diversity and tensions in Nordic feminist mobilization" the Research Network Future of Feminisms in the Nordic Region focused on current development in feminist mobilization, feminist movements, identity and feminist activism.
Ny bog: Den globale udkant
Redaktører: Stine Thidemann Faber og Helene Pristed Nielsen. Forlag: Aalborg Universitetsforlag.
New Phd Student: Dennis Puorideme
As of March 1, 2016 FREIA has a new PhD student.
The Future of Feminisms in the Nordic region
How do feminist movements react upon global crises and increases in mobility, diversities and inequalities? Which challenges are feminist movements (including feminist activism in other social movements) in the Nordic countries facing today?
New PhD Fellow: Kathrine Bjerg Bennike
As of 1st of January 2016 FREIA has a new PhD Fellow.
Aalborg Universitet plantede kvinde-eg
Som en markering af 100-året for kvindernes stemmeret plantede rektor og prorektor et godt fem meter højt træ på universitetets område. AAU’s nye kvinde-eg blev dermed del af en tradition, som opstod efter grundlovsændringen i 1915.
New PhD student: Runa Preeti Høgnesen
As of 1st of October 2015 FREIA has a new PhD student.
New book out – with contributions from several EDGE/FREIA-researchers
Launch of a new master specialization in Global Gender Studies
In September 2014 the new two-year master specialization in Global Gender Studies started. The introduction attracted many students