Forum in Fez Morocco, 1-5 October, 2018



“The Role of Academia in Promoting “Gender and Women’s Rights in the Arab World and the European Region”
October 1-5 in Fez (Morocco)

Organizers of the Forum:
Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University (Fes, Morocco),
Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas, Lithuania),
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Thessaloniki, Greece),
Central European University (Budapest, Hungary),
Sultan Moulay Slimane University (Beni Mellal, Morocco),
University of Manouba (Manouba, Tunisia),
University of Sousse (Sousse, Tunisia),
Volodymyr Vynnychenko Central Ukrainian State Pedagogical University (Kropyvnytskyi, Ukraine),
Nizhyn Mykola Gogol State University (Nizhyn, Ukraine),
Vasyl Vtefanyk Precarpathian National University (Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine),
ISIS Centre for Women and Development, NGO, Morocco.

The topics of the forum include, but are not limited to, the following issues:
1. The status and/or evaluation of Gender and Women’ s Academic Programmes in Europe and the Arab World
2. Women’s academic programmes approaching women’s rights and gender equality
3. Gender-based planning in different fields in academia.
4. Gender equality and Human rights in Academia.
5. International networking and publications in Gender Studies
6. Networks of gender equality and women’s rights
7. Gender and Human Rights
8. Gender across different disciplines in academia (literature, sciences, psychology, education …etc.)
9. Strategies for the Institutionalization of gender equality
10. Gender and Politics
11. Gender and Development
12. Gender and Economy
13. Gender and Migration
14. Feminist Theories and/or history

Call for papers can be found HERE.

Program of the Forum can be found HERE.

Conference presentations can be found HERE

Vassiliki Deliyanni-Kouimtzi (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece). From Gender Roles to Gender Identities: 30 Years of Research On Gender And Life Choices In Greece

Tetiana Lisova (Nizhyn Mykola Gogol State University, Ukraine). Gender Differences in Students’ Aspiration and Their Attitudes to Mathematics and Sciences

Larysa Zahrai (Vasyl Stefanyk, Prekarpathian National University Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine). Thematic Analysis of Research Experience Gender Identity

Lamprini Frosi (School of Psychology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki). “We were” versus “they are”: Teachers Talk about Contemporary Adolescent Femininity’’

Souad Slaoui and Karima Belghiti (Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Fes, Morocco). The Role of Gender Studies in Instilling Democracy and Gender Equality: The Case of Cultural Studies Master Students at Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University

Imane Ismaili Alaoui (PhD Student, USMBA, Fes). Feminine Orientalism: Western Female Travelers Journeying across the Land of the Moors

Yassmine Zerrouki (PhD Student, USMBA, Fes). Gendered Spaces Revisited: Femininity Conquers Masculinity in Casanegra and Number One

Mouhcine El-Hajjami (PhD Student, USMBA, Fes). Women and Subalternity in Moroccan Contemporary Cinema: Yassmine Kassari’s Erraged (The Sleeping Child) (2004)

Hoian Ihor M. (Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Ivano-Frankivsk). Gender Tolerance as Axiological and Ideological Process

Chuyko Oksana (Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Ukraine). Gender Equality as a Precondition for Female Career Development

Oksana Shchotka (Mykola Gogol Nizhyn State University, Ukraine). Self-Presentation in Online Communication of Women-Winners of The TV Project “New Leaders Of Ukraine

Oleksandr Boyko, Oleksandr Samoilenko (Nizhyn Mykola Gogol State University, Ukraine). Influence of Gender Stereotypes on Personality Development

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