Forum for Gender Studies and Equality

Meeting place for researchers, teachers, students and others interested in gender studies and gender equality.

The aim of Forum for gender studies and equality (Forum) is to contribute to gender awareness in order to achieve gender equality. In our work we contribute to the spreading of knowledge and results from gender research to the public, and facilitate communication within the field of gender research.

Forum

  • forms an arena and meeting place in order to create relevant meetings between research and practice within the field of gender studies and gender equality
  • cooperates actively with other actors and functions within the field of gender studies and gender equality within LiU
  • works with all faculties within LiU and is a strategic resource for the courses and study programmes at LiU
  • offers open seminars and lectures in order to facilitate knowledge development and communication within the field of gender studies and gender equality
  • contributes to the development of knowledge and stimulate the debate within gender studies and gender equality
  • performs an active monitoring of our field initiates and runs projects and assignments, internal as well as external, within our field.

Forum was started in 1985. We have a long experience of working with events for LiU and the public. We cooperate with several functions and actors within the field of gender studies and gender equality.

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My health, my rights

Monday May 20,  17.30 Linköpings stadsbibliotek
(Östgötagatan 5, Linköping)

Queen Ceitlin Asiimwe will talk about challenges for lgbt people when applying for asylum in Sweden, and how one’s rights are sometimes set aside in the encounter with the healthcare system and public authorities.

Queen Ceitlin Asiimwe is coordinator of RFSL Newcomers in Uppsala and chair of the feminist and antiracist think tank Interfem. As part of the project ”My health, my rights”, Interfem has developed a handbook about migrants’ rights in Swedish healthcare.

The event forms part of the Linköping University preparation program for the Swedish Forum for Human Rights, which takes place in Linköping November 2019.

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Forums Board 2016-2018

Regular members

Science and Engineering / Institute of Technology
Vivian Vimarlund, IDA and  Ulf Janfalk, MAI

Arts and Sciences
Stina Backman, Tema G and och  Bo Persson, IEI  

Educational Sciences
Jonas Hallström, ISV and Camilla Forsberg, IBL

Medicine and Health Sciences
Christian Ståhl, IMH + Vacant  

Union representatives
Martin Eneling, KITVS

Student Representatives
Isabella Svensson,  STUFF

 

 

Deputie members

Science and Engineering / Institute of Technology
Claes Algström, ITN + vacant

Arts and Sciences
Gary Svensson, IKK and Pernilla Mideskog, IEI

Educational Sciences
Håkan Löfgren, IBL and Eva Bolander, ISV

Medicine and Health Sciences
Vacant 

Union representatives

Karin Baardsen, IDA


 
 

 

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