Focus on Gender politics in Turkey

By on 16.05.2016 in Seminars

Professor Fatmagül Berktay from Istanbul University talked on the seminar Gender Politics in Turkey 11 May at the University of Gothenburg. The seminar was linked to a more general discussion of democracy and human rights. Professor Berktay’s has been active in Turkish women’s movement since the 1980’s and her main research areas are political philosophy, history of political thought and feminist theory.

Marie Carlson moderated the seminar at University of Gothenburg.

Marie Carlson moderated the seminar at University of Gothenburg.

“Additionally, we arranged a panel discussion where the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Gothenburg, Helena Lindholm, Professor of Peace and Development Research, Elisabet Öhrn, Professor of Education, University of Gothenburg and PhD Oksana Shmulyar-Gréen from the Department of Sociology and Work Science, University of Gothenburg participated,” said moderator and JustEd member Marie Carlson, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Gothenburg.

 

At the beginning of the seminar the Deputy Director Önver Çetrez gave a short presentation of the Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul, one of the organisers of the seminar together with the Department of Sociology and Work Science, University of Gothenburg.

 

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