Forum for Gender Studies and Equality

A closeup on a human face painted in rainbow colors.

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.

Contact Show/Hide content

Board Show/Hide content

Forums Board 2022-2024

Regular members

  • Hanna Alleman, Assistant Lecturer, Department of Health, Medicine and Caring Sciences (HMV)
  • Stina Backman, Senior Lecturer, Department of Thematic Studies (TEMA)
  • Eva Blomqvist, Associate Professor, Department of Computer and Information Science (IDA)
  • Camilla Forsberg, Senior Lecturer, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning (IBL)
  • Marie Jansson, Faculty council, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (MEDFAK)
  • Mathias Martinsson, Senior Lecturer, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning (IBL)
  • Birgitta Plymoth, Senior Lecturer, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning (IBL)
  • Jan Eric Stehr, Senior Lecturer, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (IFM)
  • Karin Baardsen, Administrator, ST
  • Freja Larsson, StuFF

Deputy members

  • Claes Algström, Assistant Lecturer, Department of Science and Technology (ITN)
  • Eva Bolander, Senior Lecturer, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning (IBL)
  • Katarina Isotalo, Study Adviser, Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FILFAK)
  • Ulf Janfalk, Senior Lecturer, Department of Mathematics (MAI)
  • Ann-Charlotte Nedlund, Senior Lecturer, Department of Health, Medicine and Caring Sciences (HMV)
  • Colm Nestor, Senior Lecturer, Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences (BKV)
  • Björn Sjögren, Postdoc, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning (IBL)
  • Gary Svensson, Associate Professor, Department of Culture and Society (IKOS)