Gender in Transformation Processes: Central and Southeast European Perspectives

Interdisciplinary Online-Symposium by the Department of Sociology and
the Center for Inter-American Studies, both University of Graz, Austria and
the Department of Sociology, University of Zadar and the Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar, Split, Croatia

Please contact sarah.nabjinsky@uni-graz.at until 23 September for registering to the conference. Technical informations will be sent out soon before the event.

Day 1: Thursday, 30 September

9.00 Opening
Welcome Address (Rektor Polaschek)

Roberta Maierhofer and Inga Tomić-Koludrović: Opening of the conference + Background
Information about the conference and the fellowship

Karl Kaser: Gender Relations in Southeast Europe – Continuity, Change, Convergence?
10.00-10.30 Coffee-Break
10.30-11.30
Private and Public Gender Aspects (1) (Chair: Roberta Maierhofer)
Inga Tomić-Koludrović and Mirko Petrić (Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar; University of Zadar): Public and private patriarchy in contemporary South East Europe (2014-2021): Presenting the results of two research projects (SCOPES and Genmod).

Discussion
11.30 -12.30
Private and Public Gender Aspects (2) (Chair: Roberta Maierhofer)
Siegfried Gruber (University of Graz): Female household heads in historical Central and Southeast Europe.

Emira Kalaj (University of Shkodra): Female Entrepreneurship in Albania: A microeconomic analysis.

Discussion
12.30-13.30Lunch-Break
13.30-15.00
Gendered Aspects of Work and Migration (Chair: Inga Tomić-Koludrović)
Oksana Ermolaeva (New Europe College Bucharest): Between “the Finnish spies” and the Soviet political police: Female Roles in Transborder Migrations in Eastern Karelia at the Beginning of the XX century.

Ylvije Kraja (University of Shkodra): Gender and migration from Albania during the democracy.

Discussion
15.00-16.30
Gender Policy, Gender Equality (Chair: Katharina Scherke)
Jovana Mihajlović Trbovc (Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Science and Arts Ljubljana): Female scientists in Slovenian society from socialism until today: history of concepts, policies and discourses.

B. Holubová/M. Žilinská/G. Bianchi (Slovak Academy of Sciences): Gender equality audit and assessment at the Slovak Academy of Sciences: comparison to other RPOs in EU (preliminary results).

Simona Rodat (Adventus University Ilfov): Gender (in)equality in 2019 European Parliament election campaign.

Discussion
16.30-17.00 Coffee- Break
17.00-18.30
Gender, Culture, and Media (Chair: Barbara Ratzenböck)
Krešimir Krolo/Željka Tonković (University of Zadar): Coding, gaming, binging and texting: Gender differences and equalities in the usage of digital technologies amongst youth in Croatia.

Augustin Derado/Darija Ivošević (Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar/University of Zadar): A qualitative approach to gender differences in cultural taste in Croatia.

Sarah Nabjinsky (University of Graz): Media usage and music perception: A case-study on different and equal strategies of older men and women during the corona-pandemic.

Discussion

Day 2: Friday, 1 October

9.00-10.00
Mapping Gender Practices (Chair: Darija Ivošević)
Nicole Navratil (University of Graz): Mental Mapping and Gendered Imaginations of Europe in Serbia in Times of Transformation.

Polona Sitar (University of Primorska): Gender in transformation, socialist economy and modernization.

Discussion
10.00-10.30 Coffee-Break
10.30-12.30
Cultural Representation of Gender (Chair: Sarah Nabjinsky)
Veselina Dzhumbeva (Queen Mary University of London): Wild and Proud: Women as Usurpers of Men’s Roles in Voevoda (2017) and Wildlings (2019).

Petra Hamer (University of Graz): Cultural representation of gender in popular patriotic songs in Bosnia-Herzegovina during the war from 1992 to 1995.

Claudia Mayr-Veselinovic (University of Graz): “Svaki džukac vidi noge moje curice” 1 – Sexism in Yugoslav popular music (“Vesele 80e from a different perspective).

Discussion
12.30-13.30 Lunch-Break
13.30-15.30
Gender-specific inequalities in adversity (Chair: Augustin Derado)
Cintia Silva Huxter (Loughborough University): ”Men have almost everything, women don’t”: Exploring gender relations in Mitrovica (Kosovo).

Bujanë Topalli (University of Shkodra): Formation of gender identity in people with different abilities.

Flora Petrik/Markus Rieger-Ladich (University of Tübingen): Doing Masculinity in Britain’s Underclass: Darren McGarvey on class and gender.

Discussion
15.30-16.00 Coffee Break
16.00-18.00
Gender Regulation and Gender Transformation (Chair: Mirko Petric)
Pavao Parunov (University of Zadar): Institutional gender regulation: queer youth inequality in Croatian educational setting.

Hernando C. Gomez Prada (Universidad Internacional de la Rioja): Society in trans-formation: How Trans Studies perspective can help us surfing the third wave towards real equality.

Louka Maju Goetzke (University of Frankfurt am Main): Gender Transitions in Transformation: How do gender transitions emerge? A situated study with trans(itioning) subjects in Germany.

Miloš Jovanović (University of Niš): LGBTIQ+ and Serbian Orthodox Church: Relationship Transformations in the last 20 Years.

Discussion
18.00Closing Remarks

Create your website with WordPress.com
Get started