Uppsala University – 12 February 2018
The Department of Informatics and Media at Uppsala University, with the support of the Swedish Institute, is organising a one-day seminar on intersectionality on the 12th February 2018.
For more information, please visit: http://www.im.uu.se/research/seminar-intersectionality
This seminar will focus on intersectionality and how the different forms of discrimination combine, overlap, or intersect. Attendance is free, but prior registration is requested.
The seminar will contain three panels:
Panel I: Intersectionality beyond feminist studies
Nina Lykke, Professor of Gender Studies, Linköpings University, Sweden
- Stefania Milan, Associate Professor of New Media and Digital Culture, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Liza Mügge, Director of the Amsterdam Research Center for Gender and Sexuality, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Kirill Filimonov, PhD student, Department of Informatics and Media, Uppsala University, Sweden
Panel II: Intersectionality in political practice
Yasmin Jiwani, Research Chair on Intersectionality, Violence & Resistance, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
- Karen Celis, Research professor at the Department of Political Science, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
- Irene Molina, Professor at the Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism, Uppsala University, Sweden
- Siddharth Chadha, PhD student, Department of Informatics and Media, Uppsala University, Sweden
Panel III: Intersectionality in media studies
Nico Carpentier, Professor at the Department of Informatics and Media and Media and Communication Chair, Uppsala University, Sweden
- Arne Hintz, Senior Lecturer, School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, Cardiff University, UK
- Miyase Christensen, Professor of Media and Communication Studies, University of Stockholm, Sweden
- Blerjana Bino, visiting PhD student, Department of Informatics and Media, Uppsala Univerisity, Sweden; European University of Tirana, Albania
Attending the seminar
The seminar is open to and welcomes representatives from diverse sectors in an attempt to bring together a variety of stakeholders in issues related to social inclusion such as, but not limited to:
- Academia (PhD students, young researchers, postgraduate students, senior researchers);
- Civil society (experts, NGOs/CSOs representatives, activists of social movements, communication networks and groups);
- Public sector (policy makers, elected officials etc.);
- Media (journalists, editors-in-chief, media professionals and practitioners);
- Open to wider audience: students, public at large.
The seminar will take place at Uppsala University, in the Ekonomikum building, in Uppsala, Sweden.
Registration is open until 29 January 2018.
Please use this registration form:
Blerjana Bino, Kirill Filimonov, Nico Carpentier