Universiteit Hasselt - Knowledge in action


Gender seminar


23 apr 2015 09.30 uur - 13.00 uur

Oude Gevangenis

Universiteit Hasselt

campus Hasselt

Martelarenlaan 42

3500 Hasselt

Lokaal auditorium Louis Roppe

On Thursday 23 April 2015, the Doctoral School of Behavioral Sciences and Humanities is organizing a second edition of the 'gender seminar'.

Gender and work-life balance are hot topics in the academic community. Three experts will discuss these topics from various points of view, followed by a debate in which the audience is also invited to participate.


  •  9.30 a.m.: Patrizia Zanoni (Hasselt) over Gendered academic careers: Insights from a qualitative study at Hasselt University
  • 10.15 a.m.: Conny Aerts (KU Leuven) over An astromama to bear witness and some recent gender actions towards research organisations, young scientists, and schools
  • 11 a.m.: Coffee break
  • 11.30 a.m.: Susanne Burri (Universiteit Utrecht) over EU legislation and case law on positive action measures: limits and potentials
  • 12.15 p.m.: Panel discussion with Patrizia Zanoni (UHasselt), Conny Aerts (KU Leuven), Susanne Burri (Universiteit Utrecht) and Marie-Paule Jacobs (administrator UHasselt), moderated by Greet Op de Beeck.

Participation is for free but registration is mandatory (please do before April 13, 2015). Please click here


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