Forum for Gender Studies and Equality

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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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Forums Board 2019-2021

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
Hanna Alleman, HMV och Marie Jansson, MEDFAK 

Union representatives
Karin Baardsen

Student Representatives
Freja Larsson, STUFF

 

Deputie members

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

Arts and Sciences
Gary Svensson, IKOS och Pernilla Mideskog, IEI

Educational Sciences
Eva Bolander, IBL + Vacant 

Medicine and Health Sciences
Vacant 

Union representatives
Vacant