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Gender issues in pandemic times

12.01.2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world and no one's life was untouched by the measures taken since spring 2020 by governments to contain the virus. The CHANGErs Anita Thaler and Julian Anslinger (IFZ, Austria) and Hana Himi (BBC, Israel) have contributed to an online journal, the fifth issue of the Queer STS Forum , which took this [...]
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Co-producing knowledge online: a collection of recommendations

08.01.2021

CHANGers Anita Thaler, Julian Anslinger, Maya Ashkenazi, Jennifer Dahmen-Adkins,
Hana Himi, Sandra Karner & Magdalena Wicher, in cooperation with management consultant Jenny Schlager, collected workshopping ideas for the co-production of knowledge in an online setting. The recommendations were published in a small and concise publication you can find [...].
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UAVR holds "CHANGE actions: diversity and equality in research funding" seminar

26.11.2020

The Portuguese CHANGE team (UAVR, Portugal) has promoted the seminar "CHANGE actions: diversity and equality in research funding". The seminar took place on November 20, at 9:30 am and was attended by 26 people. The main objective of the event was to [...].
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Teresa Carvalho, coordinator of the CHANGE project in Portugal, participated in a webinar promoted by the Interdisciplinary Center for Gender Studies (CIEG)

25.11.2020

Teresa Carvalho, coordinator of the CHANGE project in Portugal, participated in a webinar entitled "Equality Plans in Higher Education Institutions: know the experience" on 19th November 2020. The webinar was organized in the scope of the project GE-HEI - Gender Equality in Higher Education Institutions, promoted by the General Directorate of Higher Education, with the scientific coordination of the Interdisciplinary Center for Gender Studies of the ISCSP-University of Lisbon and financed by EEA Grants. The initiative, which had as guest speakers four sister project coordinators currently underway in Portugal, allowed to reflect on good practices in promoting gender equality in higher education institutions and to discuss some of the main challenges in their implementation.
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CHANGERS SUPPORTING THE GENDER EQUALITY ON THE CENTRAL EUROPEAN (CEE) LEVEL

19.11.2020

CHANGE team members Ernesta Grigalionyte-Bembic (NIB, Slovenia) and Veronika Mešková (UNIZA, Slovakia) participated in the online conference organised by the Vilnius University and the Lithuanian Social Research Centre from 12th -13th November. This participation was in line with the efforts of NIB and UNIZA to cooperate within two Communities of Practice (CoP): Alt+G and GEinCEE of the sister project ACT.

We believe that the cooperation on regional level, emphasizing the cultural, historical and even societal similarities of particular countries, plays a crucial role in the advancement of the gender equality in the CEE region. Veronika Mešková contributed on the first conference day with her input on achievements of CHANGE project at UNIZA.

We feel thankful to our colleagues from the CEE region for their openness and sharing of best practices.
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