International School in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine, 13-17 March, 2017



Gender Studies: Teaching, Learning and Studying
13-17 March, 2017


Organizer of the international school event: Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University (Ukraine).

Co-organizers of the international school event are partners of GeSt project: Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania), Central European University (Hungary), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece), Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University (Morocco), Sultan Moulay Slimane University (Morocco), the University of Manouba (Tunisia), University of Sousse (Tunisia), Kirovohrad State Pedagogical University (Ukraine), Nizhyn Mykola Gogol State University, (Ukraine).

The purpose of event is to share experience of teaching, learning and research curriculum focused on the area of interdisciplinary Gender Studies, as specified in the project proposal. During the school professors from European, African and Ukrainian universities-participants, as well as invited presenters performed lectures, seminars and discussions addressing gender issues in post-socialist, post-Soviet and African countries as a result of the revolutions raising the problem of gender equality, the role of women in different spheres of social life, especially in politics, in the reconstruction of a democratic society. Special consideration was given to gender identity formation in countries with different traditions, religion, history, the role of gender stereotypes in women’s self-realization.

More than 60 participants were present at the international school event, namely, academicians, teachers, researchers, MA students from Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University. Presented findings and insights in the field served as the basis for discussions between the international school participants.

International school program can be found HERE

International school abstracts can be found HERE

International school presentations can be found HERE

Participation of Moroccan Women in Politics: Gains and Challenges – Souad Slaoui and Karima Belghiti (USMBA, Morocco)

Curse the Woman Who Travels: Moroccan Women Beyond Borders – Khalid Bekkaoui (USMBA, Morocco)

Gendered Subaltern Voices in Orientalist Discourse – Khalid Bekkaoui (USMBA, Morocco)

Gender-Based Violence in Morocco: Domestic Violence as Case in Point – Hayat Naciri (USMS, Morocco)

Teaching Feminist Psychology – V. Deliyanni-Kouimtzi (AUTH, Greece)

Lithuania Gender Policies Between Biopolitics and Moral Panics – Artūras Tereškinas (VMU, Lithuania)

Biopolitics in Lithuania – Natalija Mažeikienė (VMU, Lithuania)

Gender Museum in Ukraine: Making Ukrainian Women Visible in Public Life – Tetiana Isaieva (Kharkiv Regional Gender Resourse Center, Ukraine)

Art Projects: Gender Museum Collection – Tetiana Isaieva (Kharkiv Regional Gender Resourse Center, Ukraine)

Feminist Struggles in the Middle East Region – Selin Cagatay (CEU, Hungary)

Gender Identity of Women in Ukraine as a Result of Cultural Texts Interpretation – Larysa Zahrai (PNU, Ukraine)

Gender Discourse and Sociocultural Transformations in Ukraine – Tamara Kusherets (NMGS, Ukraine)

Gender Policy – Felix Baranovsky and Oleksandr Zheliba (NMGS, Ukraine)

Influence of Gender Stereotypes on the Role Structure of Modern Family – Zh. Volodchenko (NMGS, Ukraine)

The Research on Impact Factors in Female and Male Criminality – Maryna Larchenko (NMGS, Ukraine)

Gender and Psychotherapy: Viewpoints of Ukranian Psychotherapists – Oksana Shchotka (KSPU, Ukraine)

Analysis of Gender Inequality Index. The Regional Aspect – Kateryna Akbash and Olga Avramenko (KSPU, Ukraine)

Textbooks and Learning Materials: GeSt Core Resources – Olga Avramenko (KSPU, Ukraine)

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