Institutionen för Humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

CFS seminars Spring 2024

The research environment CFS is headed by professor Maria Jansson. Seminars will be held on Thursdays, 13.00-14.30 in F2240 (unless other time and venue is noted in the programme). The seminars will be made available on zoom.

E-mail to Maria Jansson, 
E-mail to Frida Wirsén,

If you would like to present something during any of below dates, please contact Maria Jansson.

11 January, 13.00-15.00
Venue: F2240
Grant applications workshop. 
All participants are supposed to read each others applications. Sign up for the seminar and send your application draft by e-mail to no later than 4 January.

Additional application workshop
31 January, 13.00-15.00
Venue: F2240
Discussion of almost finished drafts. Drafts will be circulated on 27 January. All participants are expected to read each other’s drafts.

If you want to join the workshop e-mail no later than 19 December.

15 February, 15.15-16.30
Venue: Hörsal M
Panel discussion “Anti-democratic and anti-gender forces in Sweden, Poland and across Europe” with Örebro honorary doctor Mieke Verloo, Radbound University, Netherlands; Elzbieta Korolczuk, Södertörn University College and Hansalbin Sältenberg, Södertörn University College.
Read more about the panel here

29 February, 13.00-14.30
Venue: F2126
Angelica Wågström, PhD-student at Science, Technology & Society, Chalmers University of Technology, will present a paper entitled: ”Gendered Asceticism and Care Infrastructures in a Swedish Ecovillage”.
In collaboration with RGCSMM. 
Participation via Zoom is possible upon link request from

8 March, 12.15-12.45, Celebrations on campus 
Venue: Tidskriftshörnan, Huvudbiblioteket, Camus Örebro 
Welcome to an exciting conversation "Gender inequality in academia - a persistent story?" between Anne-Charlott Callerstig, researcher in gender studies at Örebro University and Elin Weiss, business developer for equal opportunities and gender equality at Örebro University.
Read more about it here 

8 March, 17.30-18.30
Venue: Municipality library (Stadsbiblioteket), Kulturkvarteret
Panel discussion (prel title) “What is work and how is it genderd?” with Lena Gunnarsson, Maria Jansson and Evelina Johansson-Wilén.

14 March, 13.00-14.30
Venue: F2240
Jono Van Belle & Maria Jansson presents a paper on how streaming platform audiences are constructed in policy. 

15 April, 14.00 -16.00
Venue: F2240
Half-way seminar Rukaya Al-Zayani. Discussant: Hande Eslen Ziya, professor of Sociology, University of Stavanger, Norway.

25 April, 13.00 -14.30
Venue: F2240 
Amund Rake Hoffart and Lena Gunnarsson present a paper entitled: “The ban on additivity in intersectionality theory”. 

6 May, 10:00-12:00
Venue: Lab105, Innovasalen
Professor Lucas Gottzén’s presentation on his current work about ‘Young Men and the Promise of Remasculinization’. Please fill in the registration form here latest April 26th 2024, and remember to ask for a link if you can only participate online.

Organizers: Gender Studies, Center for Feminist Social Studies, and Research Group for Critical Studies on Men and Masculinities (RGCSMM)

6 May, 14:00-16:00 
Venue: F2240
RGCSMM organizes: Lucas Gottzén, Professor of Child and Youth Studies from Stockholm University will discuss a paper on “The Epistemic Standards of Incel Movement” authored by Evelina Johansson Wilen and Lena Gunnarsson from Gender Studies at Örebro University. The seminar will be hybrid. If you need to participate online, email

16 May, 13.00 -14.30
Venue: F2240
Betel Birhanu presents a paper entitled: “Political gender parity as an outcome of protest campaigns”.

30 May, 13.00 -14.30
Venue: F2240
Maria Darwish presents a paper on eco-fascism.

13 June, 13.00 -14.30
Venue: F2240
Zara Saeidzadeh presents a paper entitled: “Trans* women’s experiences of epistemic violence in Sweden”.

CFS seminars and activites Autumn 2024

Contact: Evelina Johansson Wilén,
If you need to participate online, please contact Evelina Johansson Wilén for a zoom link.

5 September, 13.00-15.00
Venue: 2240
Grant applications workshop/brainstorming. During this seminar we discuss and brainstorm ideas for applications. If you want to present an idea at the seminar, notify no later than 25 August.  This is a collaboration with sociology.

12 September, 13.00-15.00
Venue: 2240
Rukaya Al-Zayani presents a draft for an article.

10 October, 13.00-15.00
Venue: 2240
Ida-Maria Börjesson’s seminar. PRELIMINARY.

17 October, 13.00-15.00
Venue: 2240
The working group on Critical Studies of Men and Masculinites present their ongoing work and their role in CFS.

24 October, 14:00-16:00
Room TBA
RGCSMM organizes: “Why do citizens’ evaluations of political leaders change? Investigating the role of political culture and (dominant) political masculinities” by Nikie de Leeuw, PhD candidate in Political Science, Örebro University. Participation via Zoom is possible upon link request from

24-25 October
Joint Gexcel symposium at Karlstad University. Collaboration between Gender Studies in Örebro, Karlstad and Linköping. More information will come!

31 October, 13.00-15.00
Venue: 2240
Maria Darwish presents a draft for an article.

7 November, 13.00-15.00
Venue: 2240
Grant applications workshop after decisions from research councils, to discuss how to improve the applications. If you want to present at the seminar, notify no later than 2 November.  

14 November, 13.00-15.00
Venue: 2240
New researchers in Gender Studies present their work and on-going applications.

21 November, 13.00-15.00
Venue: 2240
The working group on sustainability present their ongoing work and their role in CFS.

12 December 13.00-15.00
Venue: 2240
The working group on gender, policy and organization present their ongoing work and their role in CFS.

CFS högre seminarium 2023 (pdf)