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Soirée de Sophia - Gender Studies: Setting the Standards

25/11/2010

The picture of this event are on the website: www.sophia.be/index.php/fr/pages/view/1201

You can download the invitation to the event (pdf) here.

Sophia and ATGENDER are delighted to announce the official presentation of the Tuning Gender Studies Brochure in Brussels.
This Tuning Brochure is an enormous step towards the recognition of the field and will shape the future of gender studies all over Europe,because it provides widely approved reference points for gender studies programmes. This text is the result of over a decade of intensive cooperation and exchange in gender studies in Europe through the ATHENA network.
The Tuning Gender Studies Brochure has been prepared according to the Tuning methodology, an EC-sponsored programme for quality assessment in higher education within context of the Bologna Process. It is an official tool to be used for the quality assessment in gender studies teaching programmes.
We invite academics, equal opportunity and higher education specialists and policy-makers, activists, gender studies students and graduates to attend this festive event.

Program:

16:00 Welcome
Stéphanie Loriaux (Free University of Brussels) and Petra Meier (University of Antwerp), presidents of Sophia.

16:10 Introduction
Edyta Just (University of Łódz, managing editor of the Tuning Brochure) and Berteke Waaldijk (University of Utrecht, coordinator ATHENA, chair of the editorial committee of the Tuning Brochure).

16:30 Keynote lecture
Zita Gurmai (member of European Parlement, member of the validation panel of the Tuning Brochure)
The practical political significance of gender studies educational programmes in the realization of gender equality.

17:00 Paneldiscussion
Sarah Bracke (K.U.Leuven, Sophia, member of the validation panel of the Tuning Brochure)
Florence Degavre (Université catholique de Louvain, Grabuges, Université des Femmes)
Aino-Maija Hiltunen (University of Helsinki, member of the editorial committee of the Tuning Brochure)
Andrea Petö (Central European University, member of the editorial committee of the Tuning Brochure)
Geraldine Reymenants (moderator, Belgian Institute for the equality of women and men, member of the validation panel of the Tuning Brochure)

17:45 Questions from the audience

18:15 Closing ceremony
Joëlle Milquet (Federal Minister of Equal Opportunities)

>>> Drink

Simultaneous translation is provided (English > French/Dutch)

Download the invitation (pdf).

More information on the Brochure and ATHENA

programme

Lieu et coût

Amazone
Middaglijnstraat 10 Rue Méridien
Brussels

16:00-19:00

Coût

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