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Edyta Just

Edyta Just is associate professor (docent) and director and coordinator of Intergender Consortium and Research School in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies  at the Unit of Gender Studies, Department of Thematic Studies, Linköping University. She is also a board member and a former co-chair of Atgender, The European Association for Gender Research, Education and Documentation and a co-chair of the strand Feminist Pedagogies, Didactics and Education in the research field of Feminist Studies and Education of GEXcel International Collegium for Advanced Transdisciplinary Gender Studies She holds degrees in political science (MA) from University of Lodz, Poland and gender studies (PhD) from Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Her field of expertise includes gender studies, pedagogy, philosophy, cultural studies of science and technology and in particular of neuroscience.

Her recent publications include:

Quilting Stories, 2012 (edited volume, Edyta Just and M. M. Wojtaszek)

Edyta Just, 2012, Teaching Gender in Interdisciplinary and Transnational Classrooms, in Quilting Stories eds M. M. Wojtaszek and E. Just

Esthetic Experiments, 2013 (edited volume, Edyta Just and M.M. Wojtaszek)

Edyta Just and M. M. Wojtaszek, 2013, Pantopia of Transference: Of Future and Sound; The Soloist and the Sonic Unconscious, in Esthetic Experiments eds E. Just and M. M. Wojtaszek

Edyta Just, 2014, Computing and Affective Body-Brain. A Critically-Creative Reflection on Affect, in Gendered Neurocultures eds Sigrid Schmitz and Grit Höppner

Edyta Just, 2016, Desiring Bodies: Problematizing the Matter of ARTs in Poland, in Assisted Reproduction Across Borders. Feminist Perspectives on Normalizations, Disruptions and Transmissions eds M. Lie and N. Lykke

Edyta Just, 2016, Daring to Dare—Theoretical Experiment for Pedagogical Practices and Body-Brain-Embedded Subject. Creative Education, 7, 293-301

Theories of Affect and Concepts in Generic Skills Education: Adventurous Encounters, 2017 (edited volume, Edyta Just and W. Grahn)

Edyta Just, 2017, Affect and Concept or Zero∞Gravity Consciousness, in Theories of Affect and Concepts in Generic Skills Education: Adventurous Encounters eds E. Just and W. Grahn

Edyta Just, 2018 forthcoming, Daring the Meaning, or Cyberspace that Matters. Criticism-Creativity and Online Education

Academic Degrees:

Docent Linköping University (Sweden), Tema, Tema Genus, 2016

Ph.D. degree Utrecht University (The Netherlands), Research Institute for History and Culture, Faculty of Humanities,
Doctoral Thesis: New Reproductive Assemblages: Understanding, Managing and ‘Using’ Human In Vitro Fertilization (IVF),
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Rosi Braidotti, Prof. Dr. Rosemarie Buikema,
Full Text (In English): dspace.library.uu.nl/bitstream/handle/1874/31864/just.pdf?sequence=1,
Date: 12th January 2009

Master degree University of Łódź (Poland), Faculty of International and Political Studies, American Studies, Gender and Mass Media,
Master Thesis: Identity, Body and Gender Under the Influence of New Modern Technologies,
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Elzbieta H. Oleksy,
Date: 28th June 2002

Teaching Experience:

Utrecht University, the Netherlands; Lodz University, Poland and Linköping University, Sweden
Technobodies in Cyberspace, Body Zones, Feminist Theory. Between Difference and Diversity, Feminist Philosophy and Literature, Gender and Academic and Creative Writing, Gender and Welfare State: International Perspective, Political Campaigns in the Media, Science and Gender, Images of Women and Men in Visual Culture and Literature, Theories and Methodologies, Feminist Pedagogy and Intersectional Gender Didactics, Science Communication and Critical Media Interventions, Case Study: Analyzing Change, Master Thesis (year two), Career Paths and Professional Communication.

Professional Affiliations:

2012-present NeuroGenderings Network
2011-present The European Association for Gender Research, Education and Documentation (ATGENDER)
2008-present European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Health (ESPMH)
2005-2008 Board Member of Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights


NORA - Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research
European Journal of Women’s Studies
Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies
Reviewer of the research project proposal for Research Foundation - Flanders (Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek - Vlaanderen, FWO), Belgium

Coordination and Participation in Scientific Projects:

2016 STINT Project, New Tools for Transnational Analysis in Postgraduate Intersectional Gender Research - Towards Long-Term International Collaborations in Doctoral and Postdoctoral Training together with partners from The Bergen Centre for Women’s Studies (SKOK), Norway, The Central European University’s Department of Gender Studies, Hungary and Gender Studies at the University of Western Cape, South Africa.

2010-2011 ETICA Project, Ethical Issues of Emerging ICT Applications, European Commission, 7th EU Framework Program
2007-2009 Acume 2 Thematic Network, Interfacing Science, Literature, and Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Subproject: Cultural Representations of Science and Technology, European Thematic Network Projects 2007-2008 ADVANCE Project, Advanced Training for Women in Scientific Research, European Commission, 6th EU Framework Program
2006-2009 Athena 3 Thematic Network in European Women’s Studies, Working Group: Visual Culture, European Thematic Network Projects

TitleBiträdande universitetslektor
OrganizationInstitutionen för Tema (TEMA) / Tema Genus (TEMAG)
Internal: 2239

Visiting address
Temahuset E 434
Campus Valla, Linköping

About Tema

The objective for Tema - The Department of Thematic Studies is to pursue excellent research and education at undergraduate and advanced levels relevant to society.

Child Studies
Gender Studies
Technology and social change
Environmental Change

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