RHEA is an interdisciplinary, interfaculty and internationally networked research group committed to the development of scientific research and the valorisation of knowledge in education, external and internal policy-making and public debates. RHEA provides:
* fundamental and applied research on gender, diversity & intersectionality in a variety of academic disciplines
* specialised and integrated education on gender & diversity on bachelor, master and doctoral level
* a platform for researchers and lecturers from different faculties and departments
* internal and external advice on equal opportunities and diversity policies
23 September van 12:30 tot 14:00
RHEA Research Seminar "Resisting Displacement: an exploration of the Caño Community Land Trust from a political-ecological perspective" (Line Algoed)
Founded in 2004 by the residents of seven informally established neighbourhoods located along the Martín Peña channel, a highly polluted and flood prone channel in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the...
1 October van 14:00 tot 16:00
PhD Defense Anna Ninsiima "Context Matters: Assessing the Environment for Sexuality Education to Deliver ‘Healthy’ Outcomes for Adolescents in Uganda"
This study explores the environment for sexuality education and the degree to which it does, or does not, deliver positive outcomes for adolescents in Uganda. A substantial proportion of the world’s...
10 October van 12:30 tot 14:00
RHEA Research Seminar "‘Belonging nowhere’?: British experimental women writers and the politics of marginalisation " (Hannah Van Hove)
Writing in 1989, Christine Brooke-Rose stated that ‘[p]erhaps one of the safest ways of dismissing a woman experimental writer is to stick a label on her, if possible that of a male group that is...
5 December van 12:30 tot 14:00
RHEA Research Seminar "‘It gives me a false form of reassurance or control’: an empirical ethical approach of social egg freezing" (Michiel De Proost)
A growing number of healthy women in different countries are freezing their eggs to anticipate declining infertility. The international scientific community and the media commonly describe this...
18 February van 20:00 tot 22:00
Public lecture by Sara Ahmed: "Closing the Door: Complaint as Diversity Work"
This talk draws on interviews conducted with staff and students who have made complaints within universities that relate to unfair, unjust or unequal working conditions and to abuses of power such as...