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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

kawesa, victoria

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?



Plantarium: Re-Imagining Green Futurities (Thu Jun 01 02:00:00 CEST 2017)
PhD Defense Marie-Louise Holm (Fri Jun 02 02:00:00 CEST 2017)
Meeting day w workplace meeting - tema G (Tue Jun 13 02:00:00 CEST 2017)
MA programme meeting (Wed Jun 14 02:00:00 CEST 2017)

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