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Asien-Orient-Institut PRO GED

PRO GED: Kick-Off Meeting

Gender Equality, Diversity and Critique: Transnational Perspectives

February 22, 2019 | 14:30-18:45  | KO2-F-152 (main building)

14: 30             Welcoming Notes
                        Klaus Jonas, Dean Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UZH
                        Andrea Riemenschnitter, Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies, UZH
14:45-15:15    Presentation of PRO GED
                        Bettina Dennerlein & Sarah Farag (University of Zurich)
15:15-17:00     Roundtable Discussion: Gender Equality, Diversity and Critique: 
                        Transnational Perspectives
The roundtable invites the PRO GED partners to discuss current challenges posed by the global circulation of terminologies of gender and diversity and the different ways in which they are understood and put into practice. How can a transnational perspective contribute to selfcritically evaluating the adjustments and transformations these concepts undergo? How can they remain productive as tools of analysis and critique in specific contexts?
Nathalie Amstutz (University of Applied Sciences and Art Northwestern CH)
Connie Christiansen (Lebanese American University, Beirut)
Hoda El Sadda (Cairo University)
Moha Ennaji (University of Fez)
Marylène Lieber (University of Geneva)
Fatima Sadiqi (University of Fez)

Chair: Yasmine Berriane (Centre Maurice Halbwachs/CNRS, Paris)
17:15-18:45     Keynote Lecture: 
                         Foucault and the Challenge of Cultural Difference:
                         An Interpretation
                         Marnia Lazreg (City University New York)

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