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Thursday semiar - two presentations, on consent law in Sweden; and maternal birth injuries
Two previous Master students at the Centre for Gender Research present their Masters' dissertations:
"Allt annat än ett ja...": En genusvetenskaplig analys av det sexuella samtyckets konstruktion i lagstiftningsprocessens publikationer (Hilda Broqvist)
Erfarenheter av förlossningsskador: Hur genus- och sexualitetsnormer påverkar diagnostik, vardagsliv och sjukvård i Sverige (Sara Persson)
Death at the End of the Rainbow: Rethinking Queer Kinship, Rituals of Remembrance and the Finnish Culture of Death
Varpu Alasuutari defended her PhD in gender studies at the University of Turku, Finland on June 5, 2020. In her dissertation, she has examined death and loss as parts of queer and trans lives in Finland from the 1980s to the 2010s. Her research interests include queer kinship studies, queer death studies and feminist affect theories.
Unpacking the coloniality of power nexus in Indian surrogacy
This talk explores the historical legacies of colonialism to contemporary forms of reproductive labour in India.
Children and child-centeredness as social mechanisms in father-to-father relations during parental leave
This presentation explores, from a feminist and critical realist perspective, whether and how children and child-centeredness function as social mechanisms in father-to-father relations.
Digitala förbindelser: Rum, riktning och queera förbindelser
(NB this seminar is held in Swedish)
Evelina Liliequist disputerade i etnologi 24 april 2020 vid Umeå universitet. Sedan maj 2020 anställd som förste forskningsassistent på Humlab, Umeå universitet. Nuvarande forskningsprojekt kommer handla om hur hbtq-personer uppvisar/gör familj och släktskap på Instagram med utgångspunkt i två tematiska hashtags.
Gendered territoriality and the contemporaneity of colonialism in present-day Brazil
Messy Trans Experiences in Norway and the Paradox of Legal Gender Recognition
The questions guiding this presentation are: What impact does legal recognition of one’s gender identity have on one’s sense of self? And, is the law really as progressive for trans people as it appears to be?
Trans and Sex Change in Contemporary Iran: A Socio-legal Study of Gendered Policies and Practices
Zara Saeidzadeh completed her doctoral degree in Gender Studies at Örebro University, Sweden on June 4, 2020. In her doctoral thesis, she examines the lives of trans people who undergo sex-change surgery in Iran from a socio-legal perspective. She now teaches and works as a researcher in Gender Studies at Örebro University. She is also a research associate at Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concord
The toxicity of industrial/breadwinner masculinities; when climate change denial and white supremacy meet
This presentation will scrutinize a particular emblematic example of how anti-environmentalism and anti-feminism today overlap; that of Greta Thunberg.