Aula Magna. Foto: Agneta Hollström.

All PhD students at Stockholm University working with gender perspectives are invited to present their PhD projects at the conference 9-10 October in Aula Magna. We are also celebrating the first generation of Gender Academy PhDs since the birth of the academy in 2012. Our four freshly baked Doctors of Philosophy are especially invited as keynote speakers!


DAY 1 – Bergsmannen, Aula Magna

9.00 Breakfast
9.30 Welcome!
10.00 Session 1
11.00 Session 2
12.00 Lunch
13.00 Workshop – What would you like to see in a PhD course on gender and methodology?
14.00 Session 3
15.00 Keynote speakers (open lectures): Hilda Jakobsson ”Jag var kvinna. Flickor, kärlek och sexualitet i Agnes von Krusenstjernas tidiga romaner”, Åsa Eriksson ”Resisting feminised precarity. Farm workers in post-strike Western Cape, South Africa”
16.30 Post-seminar

DAY 2 – Bergsmannen, Aula Magna

8.30 Breakfast
9.00 Keynote speakers (open lectures): Elin Abrahamsson “Mas(s)turbatory Readings: A Queer Analysis of Popular Romance”, Hélène Olsson “Divine, nothing less than divine!”: Actress Ellen Hartman’s performance on stage and in public life”
10.30 Post-seminar fika
10.45 Session 4
11.45 Session 5
12.30 Lunch

Participants will present and discuss their PhD projects in thematic sessions (approximately 20 minutes per project). We will have English speaking participants, so please consider giving your presentation in English, but feel free to use Swedish if you prefer to.

To register, send an email as soon as possible, no later than September 14th, to Ina Hallström, coordinator of the PhD Student Network of the Gender Academy: Include a short presentation of your project (max 300 words). Please indicate any dietary preferences – all food will be vegetarian.