RC19 (Gender Politics and Policy)

Pre-Congress Workshop on Gender Mainstreaming: Theory and Practice ‒ Research and Teaching

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016




Location: Classroom 120, AMU Morasko Campus, University of Adam Mickiewicz

See: https://wc2016.ipsa.org/events/congress/wc2016/venue


9.00-9.15 Welcome (by Anne Maria Holli, Chair of RC19)

9.15-10.00 Olena Hankivsky (Simon Fraser University): Is it time for a post-gender mainstreaming conversation?

10.00-10.45 Kristy Kelly (Columbia University and Drexel University).: ‘We weren’t unhappy until this workshop!’ Engendering the State, Democratizing Development

10.45-11.00 Coffee break

11.00-11.45 Amanda Gouws (University of Stellenbosch): Thinking about gender mainstreaming from a Southern perspective

11.45-12.30 Kimete Canaj (University of Vienna): Gender mainstreaming in Kosova

12.30-13.30 Lunch break

13.30-14.15 Kirsty McLaren (Australian National University and University of Liberia): The challenges of ‘doing’ intersectionality: early pregnancy and girls’ education in Liberia

14.15-15.00 Petra Ahrens (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin): Teaching the invisible – gender mainstreaming in Germany

15.00 -15. 15 Coffee break

15.15 -16.00 Judit Fabian (University of Ottawa): Finding feminist political ‘science' at the global level: ‘Gender mainstreaming’ and the representation of women and women’s interests

16.00-17.00 General discussion and wrap-up of the seminar