Workshop 'Right-wing and anti-gender movements in Europe: Gender as symbolic glue - prof. Andrea Petó'

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Students, Employees
28-09-2017 from 13:00 to 15:30
Campus Boekentoren, Blandijnberg 2, 9000 Gent
Centre for Research on Culture and Gender/ Department of Languages and Cultures
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For PhD/ MA students from various disciplinary backgrounds interested in gender and sexuality, right-wing politics, Europe and globalization

The master class is followed by a public lecture. Both events examine what anti-gender movements can tell us about global gender politics and the current international regimes promoting gender equality values. The focus lies on anti-gender movements in Europe and its possible interpretative and theoretical frameworks. The aim is to analyse the state of anti-gender movements in Europe and to assess the impacts of counter strategies by progressive actors. The lecture argues that anti-gender movements are a new phenomenon in European politics which requires new methods to study and different counter strategies from progressive forces. Contact for more information and registration.

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