ZiF Research Group

Global Contestations of Women's and Gender Rights

October 2020 – July 2021

Convenors: Alexandra Scheele (Bielefeld, GER), Julia Roth (Bielefeld, GER), Heidemarie Winkel (Bielefeld, GER)

Events

16 - 18 March 2020 ZiF Research Group Workshop
Kick-off meeting
Alexandra Scheele (Bielefeld, GER), Julia Roth (Bielefeld, GER), Heidemarie Winkel (Bielefeld, GER)
7 - 9 October 2020 Opening Conference
Mapping Women's and Gender Rights as a Globally Contested Arena
Alexandra Scheele (Bielefeld, GER), Julia Roth (Bielefeld, GER), Heidemarie Winkel (Bielefeld, GER)
15 October 2020 Internal Workshop
Contested Religions – Religions as Contestations of Rights
22 October 2020 Internal Workshop
Contestations of Equality and the Reconfiguration of Inequalities in the Gendered Division of Labour: Continuities and Changes at Local and Global Level
29 October 2020 Internal Workshop
Citizenship as Analytical Lens and a Mobilizing Tool for Contestations: Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Rights
8 December 2020 Public Event at the ZiF - Lecture
Contestations of Women's and Gender Rights in Morocco: A Reading from the 'Center'
Fatima Sadiqi (Morocco)
14 - 15 January 2021 Internal Workshop
Whose Rights, and Which Rights?
Cultural Resources, Historical Resources and Notions of Equality Principles in Diverse Contexts
28 January 2021 Public Event at the ZiF - Lecture
Gendering Social Citizenship: The Embodied Politics of 'Insistent Presence'
Christopher-Rasheem McMillan (Iowa City, USA)
11 February 2021 Internal Workshop
Religious Notions of Equality and Justice versus Secular Rights Cultures: Focus on Feminist Religious Approaches
4 March 2021 Internal Workshop
How are Equality Principles Translated into Practice? Gender Equality in the Field of Labour
23 March 2021 Book Presentation
Pre-Conference Book Presentation "Right-Wing Populism and Gender. European Perspectives and Beyond", Transcript Verlag 2020
Gabriele Dietze (Berlin, GER) und Julia Roth (Bielefeld, GER), Birgit Sauer (Wien, AUT)
24 - 26 March 2021 Mid-term Conference
Framing Global Contestations of Women's and Gender Rights
Alexandra Scheele (Bielefeld, GER), Julia Roth (Bielefeld, GER), Heidemarie Winkel (Bielefeld, GER)
20 May 2021 Online Roundtable
Attacks on 'Gender': Experiences from Diverse Contexts
Andrea Petö (Vienna, AUT), Brenda Kombo (Bloemfontein, RSA), Birgit Sauer (Vienna, AUT), Shirin Zubair (PAK), Livia de Souza Lima (Bielefeld, GER)
20 - 21 May 2021 Internal Workshop
Worldwide Attacks on 'Gender' and Building Solidarities
27 May 2021 Internal Workshop
Religion and Feminism - Interreligious Perspectives on Contestations from Within
24 June 2021 Book Presentation
"Multiple Gender Cultures, Sociology, and Plural Modernities. Re-reading Social Constructions of Gender across the Globe in a Decolonial Perspective", Routledge 2021
Heidemarie Winkel (Bielefeld, GER) and Angelika Poferl (Dortmund, GER)
28 June 2021 Internal Workshop
Struggles for Redistribution, Recognition and Representation in the Fields of the Division of Labour, Reproductive Rights and Citizenship
22 - 23 July 2021 Satellite Workshop
Radical Democracy and the Representation of Gender Rights
Karsten Schubert (Freiburg, GER) und Lívia de Souza Lima (Bielefeld, GER)
10 - 12 March 2022 Closing Conference
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