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Humour against gender equality stereotypes
Humour against gender equality stereotypes
Rositsa Doneva, Iliana Sahandzhieva, Silvia Gaftandzhieva (Plovdiv University)

Since long ago comedy can and has being used to promote broader the theme of women’s empowerment and gender equality, by not just making us laugh, but through challenging stereotypes with a wide and engaged audience.

COVID-19 challenges in research and academia: Lessons and further improvements
COVID-19 challenges in research and academia: Lessons and further improvements
Evdokia Bairampa

In the past months, Europe experienced new ways of living due to the effects of COVID-19. We all learnt what it means to self-quarantine, work from home, home-school children, lose a job or even a loved one. Each person’s situation was different, but for sure, the coronavirus revealed a different reality for women and men.

Croatia: Their path towards gender equality with an emphasis to academia and research
Croatia: Their path towards gender equality with an emphasis to academia and research
Evdokia Bairampa (EM), Sanja Bojanić (UNIRI)

Taking the occasion of the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, this month we focus on Croatia, one of the newest EU members (since 2013) and its path to establishing a gender equality agenda starting from the beginning of the 90s until nowadays.  

 

From activity towards engagement
From activity towards engagement
Sanja Bojanić, Brigita Miloš, University of Rijeka

The course Gender, sexualities, identities: from oppression to equality is being held at the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences in Rijeka this academic year (2019/2020) for the first time and it is a part of the Department of Cultural Studies curricula.