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Gender Studies


The Unit of Gender Studies is a unit for interdisciplinary and thematic gender research and education at the Department of Thematic Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Linköping University. We offer a PhD programme in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies and an international Master’s programme Gender Studies – Intersectionality and Change, started August 2012 and from Fall 2016 we offer 30 ECTS credits in BA-level singel subject courses. Research and education in the Unit of Gender Studies put focus on meanings of gender in culture, society, economics, technology, knowledge production, and science from an interdisciplinary perspective. Gender is studied in its intersections with other social categories. The Unit of Gender Studies host GEXcel International Collegium for Advanced Transdisciplinary Gender Studies .


Reports From Current Reserach

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Black in Sweden

A few minutes with Victoria Kawesa, participant at the well-attended international gender research conference recently held in Linköping.

You are working for your doctorate at the Department of Thematic Studies – Gender Studies. What is the topic of your thesis?


Tema Genus hosts the national research conference g16

23 - 25 Nov 2016, the conference "g16 – Boundaries, mobility and mobilization" gathered the entire interdisciplinary field of gender research in Sweden. The conference stimulated cooperation among gender researchers from various academic disciplines and targets scholars, students, practitioners and activists. The aim of the conference was to facilitate critical investigation, sharing of experiences and to inspire to the formation of new ideas and research constellations. 390 participants joined.



Meeting Day - tema G (Wed Mar 01 01:00:00 CET 2017)
Save the Date - Vision Seminar (Thu Mar 09 01:00:00 CET 2017)
Workshop - Queer Death Network (Tue Mar 28 02:00:00 CEST 2017)
Save the Date Vision Seminar II (Wed Apr 26 02:00:00 CEST 2017)
Meeting Day - tema G (Wed May 03 02:00:00 CEST 2017)
PhD Defense Desireé Ljungcrantz (Fri May 12 02:00:00 CEST 2017)

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Single subject courses in Gender Studies

Fall 2016, Gender Studies will offer 30 ECTS in BA-level single subject courses.

The Gender Blog



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