Bodies. Big Data. Believers.
Twists, Turns and Challenges in 21st Century Gender Research.

28th to 29thApril 2016. 

The aim of this international and interdisciplinary conference is to explore and advance the 21st century research in gender and body dynamics beyond existing theoretical and methodological and empirical perspectives. 

Torsdag den 28. april
(Location: 35.01.05)

15.00 – 15.45: REGISTRATION & COFFEE

15.45 - 16.00: WELCOME by Birgitte  Sloth, Prodean at the Faculty of Social Science,                          Maria Ventegodt Liisberg, Department Director The Danish Institute for                          Human Rights and Hilda Rømer Christensen, Head of the                                              Coordination for Gender Research.

16.00 – 17.30: KEYNOTE: Professor Ratna Kapur, Institute of Global Law and Policy,                           Harvard Law School, New Dehli. On "Bodies that Matter" - Precarious                             Subjects, Human Rights, and Moving Beyond Cologne.

                       Chair: Hanne Petersen,  professor, Faculty of Law, University of                                    Copenhagen

17.30 – 18.00: Kraka-prisen/Kraka award

18.00 – 18.30: CULTURAL EVENTS

Introduction to the exhibition GERDA WEGENER - The unusual story of a love between painter and muse that transcends gender boundaries at Arken Museum of Modern Art.
Music performance by Karina Willumsen


Fredag den 29. april 
(Location: Keynotes in auditorium 35.01.05 and workshops in: 35.3.13, 35.3.20, 2.0.18, 2.2.02, 4.0.02)

9.00 – 9.30: WELCOME & COFFEE

9.30 – 10.45: KEYNOTE: Professor Leslie McCall, Department of Sociology at                                   Northwestern University, Chicago. On Quantitative and Big Data                                   Approaches to the Study of Intersectionality.

                      Chair: Hilda Rømer Christensen,  Associate Professor,  Department of                           Sociology,  University of Copenhagen
                      Location: 35.01.05

10.45 – 11.00: BREAK

11.00 – 12.30: WORKSHOP SESSION I

Quantitative Methodologies/Big data (Location: 35.3.20)
Diagnosis systems (Location: 2.0.18)
Refugees, migration and global mobility (Location: 35.3.13)
Gender, Work and Organization (Location: 2.2.02)
Ethnography, Bodies and Gender (Location: 4.0.02)

12.30 – 13.30: LUNCH

13.30 – 15.00: WORKSHOP SESSION II 

Religion and Gender (Location: 2.0.18)
Feminist Economy (Location: 2.2.02)
Reproductive Technologies (Location: 35.3.13)
Fat, Fitness, Pharma, Food (Location: 35.3.20)

15.00 – 15.15: BREAK

15.15 – 16.30: KEYNOTE:  Associate Professor Andrea C. White, Faculty of Union                               Theological Seminary, New York

                        Chair: Johanne Stubbe Kristensen, Associate professor, Faculty                                   of Theology, University of Copenhagen
                        Location: 35.01.05

16.30 – 16.45: GOODBYE

18.00: CONFERENCE DINNER: The conference dinner will be at the historic restaurant of            the Workers´ Museum Café and Pub ‘1892’.
           Location: At Rømersgade 22.