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07/02/2018 Brunel University London local conference

January 22nd, 2018|Local events, News, Project news|

‘Tackling Sexual Violence & Harassment on Campus: Policy and Practice’    This free local conference took place at Brunel University London, Eastern Gateway 003/003a on Wednesday 7th February from 11am-5pm.  USVreact is the Universities Supporting Survivors of Sexual Violence project which has been coordinated by Brunel, but links 24 universities across Europe. The event sees high profile speakers: [...]

Preliminary conclusions of USVreact project presented to AFIT group

January 20th, 2018|News, Project news|

Last week we were very happy to share some of our preliminary conclusions on sexual violence in universities with the AFIT research group. Our Main Researcher Marta Luxan was present in one of the seminars organised by this feminist anthropology research group in Donostia, in which Mari Luz Esteban, a member of our Expert Advisory [...]

Sussex University Partner Training Evaluation Report (PTER)

January 19th, 2018|News, Project news, Reports|

Disclosure Training at Sussex and Brighton This 'Partner Training Evaluation Report' focuses on the Sussex University training, which has also been piloted by our Associate Partner Brighton University. Our training included: descriptions of sexual violence and statistics about its incidence on campuses in the UK; discussion of the broader context within which sexual violence occurs; the effects of [...]

26th Jan: “Sexual Violence in Universities, ideas and reflections” conference in Donostia-San Sebastian

January 9th, 2018|News, Project news|

Find below the complete programme for the one-day conference to be held in the Education, Philosophy and Anthropology faculty in Donostia (here) the 26th of January 2018. 09:30 Aurkezpena / Presentación Marta Luxán Serrano, Mila Amurrio (USVreact, EHU) 10:00 Cuestiones conceptuales sobre las violencias sexuales desde las perspectivas feministas y claves de su abordaje en [...]

USVReact will participate in the 2nd Conference of the Inter-University PhD program in Gender Studies.

January 3rd, 2018|External news, News, Project news|

Our colleague Edurne Jiménez Pérez, member of the Catalan team of the USVReact, will participate on January 31st in this panel: “"From the crime of passion to genderbased violence. Evolutions and drifts of research on violence against women" in the 2nd Conference of the Inter-University PhD program in Gender Studies.  The panel, coordinated by Gerard [...]

The USVreact in Vic: What has been done and how it will continue

December 26th, 2017|News, Project news, Responses to training|

The UVic-UCC has participated in various actions of the USVrecat project carried out during 2017 and 2018. To begin, on April 26 and 27 a team of 5 PDI and 2 PAS received USVreact training organized by trainers from the URV (Sara Cagliero and Ivana Soto). Once UVic staff was formed, the model was replicated, offering it [...]

Lost in Translation? Comparative and International Work on Gender-Related Violence

December 21st, 2017|Project news, Publications|

The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Violence, edited by Nancy Lombard (2018) Chapter 18: Lost in Translation? Comparative and International Work on Gender-Related Violence by gigi guizzo, Pam Alldred and Mireia Foradada-Villar INTRO It is generally agreed that research across countries, with different cultural and/or language contexts, brings difficulties of translation, meaning here both the literal linguistic translation [...]

Save the date: January 26th, local conference in Donostia

December 19th, 2017|Local events, News, Project news|

Very happy to announce that our local conference will be held in Donostia (San Sebastian) the 26th of January. Final programme to be confirmed soon, but we have already some confirmations, like those of Edurne Jimenez from the Catalan USVreact team; Patsilí Toledo and Montse Pineda, authors of the "conceptual frame on sexual violence in [...]

Local conference this Friday: “Buenos Tratos en las Relaciones”

December 12th, 2017|News, Project news|

We are happy to announce that we are going to be participating in the local conference entitled "Buenos Tratos en las Relaciones" ("Fair treat in relationships") this Friday. The conference has been organised by the Psychological Aid Service in the UPV/EHU university. We will be talking about "sexual violence and other forms of violence in [...]

In Eskoriatza in conference on sexist harassment and gender-related violence in universities

December 11th, 2017|News, Project news|

Very happy to have participated in the local conference in Eskoriatza (Gipuzkoa) on sexual harassment and gender-related violence in university settings. Perfectly organised by the PLOTINA EC project, lots of participants (specially students) and very interesting points of view to take into consideration. Some pictres below (from @acarpintero_ and @MUnibertsitatea twitter accounts) and a link [...]