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Sexual Violence as a weapon of war: Myths and Truths

May 26th, 2017|News, Project news|

The Centre for Gender Studies of Dept. of Social Policy of Panteion University  organised an open seminar entitled:“Sexual Violence as a weapon of war: Myths and Truths”. The lecture was delivered on Monday 8th of May 2017 by Chara Karagiannopoulou, ‎Lecturer at ‎Panteion University, Department of International and European Studies. The discussion that followed was [...]

Training of trainers in Catalonia

May 26th, 2017|News, Project news|

One of our challenges is to make sustainable our training, so they can be repeated once the project is finished. For this reason in Catalonia we organized  a series of training of trainers to give all the necessary tools to the participants for re-organize our training in the future. We started on April 2017 at the [...]

Conference 08/11/17: Tackling #VAW, harassment and hate crime affecting university students

May 26th, 2017|External news, News|

One year on from the release of Changing the culture: Report of the Universities UK Taskforce examining violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students, Universities UK are holding a national one-day conference to examine what has happened in the last year, and discuss what needs to happen next to continue to address [...]

Girls, Leadership & Celebrity Symposium

May 18th, 2017|External news, News|

WHO RUNS THE WORLD? Girls, Leadership and Celebrity Symposium 1.30 – 5.30pm, June 16th 2017 Senate House, London, UK Advance booking essential. Full details, programme and free tickets available HERE  Featuring key speakers: Heather Mendick: ‘Nicki Minaj vs Beyoncé? feminism, un/happiness and celebrity’ Janet Batsleer & Grainne McMahon: ‘Girls, 'leaning in' and faux-empowerment’ Anita Biressi: 'Picturing success: discourses of self(ie) confidence' [...]

Third Partner Meeting #USVreact in Barcelona

May 2nd, 2017|News, Project news|

The University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona has hosted the third partner meeting for the project Universities Supporting Victims of Sexual Violence (USVSV). Partners from UK, Italy, Greece and Spain were discussing the on-going and future activities of the project. During day one the partners were sharing their training processes in each university and discussing about [...]

Conference on Sexual Violence in the University of the Basque Country

March 30th, 2017|News, Project news|

#USVreact has organized a small conference on sexual violence for the 7th of April in the Ibaeta Campus in the University of the Basque Country. As a project centered on training staff in universities about the issue of sexual violence, we have a positive feeling of opening the debate about SV in our local context, [...]

More Training Sessions in the University of the Basque Country

March 13th, 2017|News, Project news|

We keep offering free training on Sexual Violence to those interested in our university and Associate Partners. In the next week we are going to focus on specific faculties and schools of the University of The Basque Country (UPV/EHU). Instead of offering our training to any member of the staff in UPV/EHU, we offer it [...]

Lecture Lad Culture in Higher Education

March 10th, 2017|News, Project news|

Contexts for sexual harassment and violence and developing models for challenge and change Lecture by Dr Vanita Sundaram Venue: University of York, York, United Kingdom P/L/002 Date and time: 7th March 2017, 18:30-19:30 Ahead of International Women’s Day, the University of York’s Dr Vanita Sundaram presented her leading research into the emergence of lad culture in [...]

Training at URV (Catalonia)

January 9th, 2017|External news, News, Project news|

Training, entitled  "Sexual violence at the University: recognize, accompany and rethinking response strategies" will start at Rovira i Vigili University at the end of January 2017. Its main purpose is to increase the capacity of the University community for the protection of the rights of people affected by the sexual harassment/violence. The course, completely free, are [...]

Call for Papers: (Un)Making Europe Conference

December 26th, 2016|External news, News|

(Un)Making Europe: Capitalism, Solidarities, Subjectives – call for papers The 13th Conference of the European Sociological Association will be held from 29th of August to 1st of September 2017 in Athens, Greece. Since the “Great Recession” of 2008 the European society and the very idea of Europe is under threat. The members of the [...]