Cultures and Locations of "Gender" and "Development" - UniPID Workshop at the Gender Studies Conference

October 26, 2017

Thepanel discusses historical changes and continuities in research, social movements, activism, policies and intervention practices regarding two highly problematized concepts, ‘gender’ and ‘development’.

UniPID organizes workshop 20, titled Tackling with Temporalities, Cultures and Locations of "Gender" and "Development": From Global Sisterhood to Queer Dystopias as a part of the Gender Studies Conference 2017 at the University of Jyväskylä. The workshop features independent scholar akshay khanna from India. Schedule of the workshop has now been published and can be found below:

Session 1: Friday 24 November 2017 14:00 - 15:30

  • Elina Oinas: Opening - "Gender" and "development"
  • akshay khanna
  • Tiina Seppälä: Feminizing Autonomy? On Resistance/s against Neoliberal Development in South Asia

Session 2 Saturday 25 November 2017 09:00 - 11:00

  • Liina Mustonen: Global sisterhood and anti-sexual harassment in post-2011 Egypt
  • Joanna Bunikowska: Women- and gender equality related issues in development policy and practice. Views from Finland and Poland
  • Angelos Emmanouilidis: Multi-speed Europe: What does this leave gender? The curious case of Greece
  • Sandra Dufour: Gender in the 19th century: Birth and Rise of an International Feminist Consciousnes