Institutionen för Humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

CFS seminars Fall 2020

The seminars are held on Tuesdays between 1 pm and 2.30 pm in F2240, unless other information is provided. Business-meetings are held as announced in the schedule.

If you want to present a paper, discuss a project-idea or if you have suggestions about whom to invite to the seminar – please contact: This is an email address

8 September
Business meeting, 12.00, F2233
Political actions in times of socil distancing: A study of the Swedish branch of Fridays for future during Covid-19. Evelina Johansson Wilén, Senior Lecturer in Gender Studies, Örebro University.

29 September
Intimate partner violence online: implications for work organisations
Jeff Hearn, Senior Professor, Gender Studies, Örebro University, Professor Emeritus, Hanken School of Economics, Finland; Matthew Hall, Programme Leader for Psychology, Arden University, Academic Associate, University of Derby, UK; Ruth Lewis, Associate Professor, Social Sciences, Northumbria University, UK; Charlotta Niemistö, Project Leader and Director, GODESS Institute, Hanken School of Economics, Finland.

20 October
Business meeting 12.00, F2233
Men, Masculinities and the socio-technical transformation of far-right propaganda in times of digital capitalism. David Meier Arendt, PhD-student, Technical University Darmstadt, Germany.

10 November
Women’s sexual agency beyond consent. Alexandra Gribble, PhD student, Tema Genus, Linköping University.

17 Novemberat 13.00 (1 pm), on zoom
Gender in the Transition: Feminist Politics, Resistance and Intersectionality in the Myanmar. Jenny Hedström, Post doc in Gender Studies, Örebro University, and Elisabeth Olivius, Senior Lecturer in Peace and Conflict Studies, Umeå University, book editors, will discuss their forthcoming book and introduce their new research network (gender and post-war transitions).  This will be followed by presentations by individual chapter authors: Magda Cardenas, Phd Student, Department of Political Science, Umeå University Dealing with transition: The experience of activism of Kachin Women Association Thailand; and Khin Khin Mra and Deborah Livingstone: When Heads of the Household become Heads of the Village: gender and institutional change in local governance settings. 

16 December, 9.00-12.00, F2240 + zoom
Conceptualizing Intersectionality, Final seminar for Ph.D. candidate Amund Rake Hoffart. Commentator: Associate Professor Fiona Jenkins, Australian National University, School of Philosophy, Centre for Moral, Social and Political Theory.

12 January, 2021
Business meeting, 12.00, 2233
Prel. titel: Förståelser av förskolans jämställdhetsuppdrag: mellan styrning och pedagogisering. Tobias Axelsson, senior Lecturer in Education, Örebro University and Sara Frödén, Senior Lecturer in Education, Örebro University.

NORA Conference 2022

Find CFS:s higher seminar for fall 2019 and spring 2020 here