Towards an international debate on gender studies: Conference report “Re-visioning the future. Perspectives in gender studies” International Congress, University of Braunschweig, Germany, 4-6 May 2006

Ellen Kuhlmann

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Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present information on gender studies and feminist approaches in Germany and cross-national perspectives on the challenges and chances of changing science systems.

Design/methodology/approach: The paper is report on an international conference in Germany “Re‐visioning the future. Perspectives in gender studies”. It discusses selected topics – race, class, gender and gender and professions – to highlight the need for and benefit of an international debate on gender studies.

Findings:International and comparative research into gender expands the scope of gender studies both internationally and in one country.

Originality/value:The paper adds new geopolitical perspectives to a debate on gender studies and equal opportunities in academia that is shaped by Anglo American research.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)409-411
Number of pages3
JournalEqual Opportunities International
Volume25
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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