The China related activities of the Co-ordination for Gender Research at University of Copenhagen have since 2010 taken place in collaboration with a range of significant institutions and researchers at Sino Danish Center in Beijing, at Peking and Fudan Universities, as well as with NIAS and the Asian Dynamics Initiative at the university of Copenhagen.
The activities consists in a serious of trans-disciplinary summer schools, master classes and PhD. courses as well as ongoing research projects and events with a focus on Gender and Body dynamics. The themes in focus include gender equality and modernization, family and welfare, as well as mobility and sustainability in connecting comparative perspectives.
Among the activities are:
- “Family Dynamics in Post-Industrial Societies. (Re)making Middle Class Families, China-Denmark” headed by Dr. Hilda Rømer Christensen
- Ph.D project focus on motherhood in post socialist China: 'Stories of Breasts and Bottles. Tensions between motherhood and career in Chinese and Danish Middle class families' by Ph.d. fellow Michala Hvidt Breengaard.
Gender and Body Dynamics: China/Denmark” Educational activities
- 2012 summer school “Gender and Body Dynamics: China/Denmark” which attracted students from Denmark and China in a co-organized BA/MA class with one week at Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen and one week in Beijing and closing with a conference at Peking University, Beijing.
- 2013-2014-2015: Annual summer-schools in Gender and Body Dynamics: China/Denmark” offered by Department of Sociology and linked to the Gender Certificate at University of Copenhagen, conducted by Danish and Chinese teachers.
- 2016: Gender and Body Dynamics: China/Denmark, international summer school in co-operation with Fudan University. ( in process, tbc)
- Hilda Rømer Christensen, Bettina Hauge, Cancan Wang (eds): Gender Dynamics. Chinese – Nordic Perspectives. Women, Gender and Research (Vol. 1. 2015),
- Chinese edition: Gender Dynamics. Chinese – Nordic Perspectives. Women, Gender and Research (Vol. 1. 2015), to be published in 2015.