[csaa-forum] Seminar on ‘Intersectionality: Experiences of inclusion and exclusion’ at Uppsala

nico carpentier nico.carpentier at vub.ac.be
Fri Dec 15 18:35:38 ACST 2017

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Seminar on ‘Intersectionality: Experiences of inclusion and exclusion’ - 
Uppsala University – 12 February 2018

The Department of Informatics and Media at Uppsala University, with the 
support of the Swedish Institute, is organising a one-day seminar on 
intersectionality on the 12th February 2018.

For more information, please visit: 

This seminar will focus on intersectionality and how the different forms 
of discrimination combine, overlap, or intersect. Attendance is free, 
but prior registration is requested.


The seminar will contain three panels:

Panel I: Intersectionality beyond feminist studies

Keynote speaker:
•Nina Lykke, Professor of Gender Studies, Linköpings University, Sweden
•Stefania Milan, Associate Professor of New Media and Digital Culture, 
University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
•Liza Mügge, Director of the Amsterdam Research Center for Gender and 
Sexuality, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
•Kirill Filimonov, PhD student, Department of Informatics and Media, 
Uppsala University, Sweden

Panel II: Intersectionality in political practice

Keynote speaker:
•Yasmin Jiwani, Research Chair on Intersectionality, Violence & 
Resistance, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
•Karen Celis, Research professor at the Department of Political Science, 
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
•Irene Molina, Professor at the Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on 
Racism, Uppsala University, Sweden
•Siddharth Chadha, PhD student, Department of Informatics and Media, 
Uppsala University, Sweden

Panel III: Intersectionality in media studies

Keynote speaker:
•Nico Carpentier, Professor at the Department of Informatics and Media 
and Media and Communication Chair, Uppsala University, Sweden
•Arne Hintz, Senior Lecturer, School of Journalism, Media and Cultural 
Studies, Cardiff University, UK
•Miyase Christensen, Professor of Media and Communication Studies, 
University of Stockholm, Sweden
•Blerjana Bino, visiting PhD student, Department of Informatics and 
Media, Uppsala Univerisity, Sweden; European University of Tirana, Albania

Attending the seminar

The seminar is open to and welcomes representatives from diverse sectors 
in an attempt to bring together a variety of stakeholders in issues 
related to social inclusion such as, but not limited to:
•Academia (PhD students, young researchers, postgraduate students, 
senior researchers);
•Civil society (experts, NGOs/CSOs representatives, activists of social 
movements, communication networks and groups);
•Public sector (policy makers, elected officials etc.);
•Media (journalists, editors-in-chief, media professionals and 
•Open to wider audience: students, public at large.

The seminar will take place at Uppsala University, in the Ekonomikum 
building, in Uppsala, Sweden.


Registration is open until 29 January 2018.

Please use this registration form:

Organising committee

Blerjana Bino, Kirill Filimonov, Nico Carpentier


•Blerjana Bino (http://katalog.uu.se/profile/?id=N16-1537), guest PhD 
student at the Department of Informatics and Media, Uppsala University; 
Researcher, European University of Tirana
•Kirill Filimonov (http://katalog.uu.se/profile?id=N16-523), PhD student 
at the Department of Informatics and Media, Uppsala University

More information at http://www.im.uu.se/research/seminar-intersectionality

Professor Nico Carpentier
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Uppsala University, Department of Informatics and Media
Kyrkogårdsgatan 10, 753 13 Uppsala, Sweden
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) - Free University of Brussels
& Charles University in Prague
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E-mail (UUppsala): nico.carpentier at im.uu.se
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T (UUppsala): +46 (0)18 471 6341
Room (UUppsala): Ekonomikum building E329
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