The Conference App for your smartphone or tablet is available for all conference participants and ready to use. The instructions for how to install the App are in the Welcome to Gender Studies 2019 email sent to you on Friday 18th.

We warmly recommend downloading the App, since all updates, news and last minute program changes will only be sent through the application during the conference. They will be updated to the Agenda as well as News or Alert sections in the application. 

Other useful App sections include

  • Practical Info: links to the program and abstract pdf:s & a short FAQ
  • City Campus Map: a campus map with all the conference venue locations
  • Agenda: the full conference program, including all the abstracts
  • My Agenda: here you can create your own conference schedule 
  • Program Venues: a list of all our program venues, their addresses, photos of their main entrance as well as links to accessibility information for each location
  • Event Stream: here you can post comments and pictures taken during the conference days and share them with all participants

We wish you a very pleasant conference!

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Would you like to take a moment to sit back and relax before the workshop sessions? Or to sit down for a minute after lunch? This is possible at the conference lounge located on the 2nd floor of Porthania! 

The opening times of the lounge are: 

Thursday 24.10.2019
09:00 - 18:00

Friday 25.10.2019
10:00 - 18:00

Saturday 26.10.2019
13:00 - 15:00

The registration and info desk will be open throughout the conference at Porthania Lobby (Yliopistonkatu 3). The opening times are: 

Wednesday 23.10.2019
15:00 - 19:00

Thursday 24.10.2019
08:30 - 18:00

Friday 25.10.2019
08:00 - 18:00

Saturday 26.10.2019
10:30 - 16:00 

The full conference program is now published! You can find the full program HERE.

Please note that due to cancellations and last-minute changes there has been some modifications to some of the workshops. Please check this program for up-to-date workshops, sessions, time slots and locations!  We are looking forward to having you all in Helsinki next week! 

We welcome you to participate in a discussion event on one of the most complex and large-scale problem of our time: climate change and its links to numerous forms of violences and injustices. The panel discussion will be in Think Corner (Yliopistonkatu 4) on Friday the 25th of October between 16.30 and 18.00. 

More about the panel dicussion on Facebook:

When arriving to the conference and doing the onsite registration at the conference info desk, you can also register to one of Friday’s Self-Care activities. Get creative in the collage workshop, join the Art Historical tour or slow down your mind in a gentle yoga class! 

The registration desk will be open already on Wednesday 23rd of October from 15.00 to 19.00 in Porthania (Yliopistonkatu 3). The registration/info desk will be open during all the conference days from morning until conference activities are over. 

A conference application will be available during the Gender Studies 2019 Conference: On Violence. It is free to download for conference participants. The app contains features such as abstracts, programme, notifications about the possible updates in the programme, maps, venue information and other useful features. More information will be coming soon! 

The finalized full conference program will be published 15th of October! 

Gender Studies 2019 conference is less than a month away! The deadline for registrations is 4th of October. 

Gender Studies conference 2019: On Violence is pleased to provide an exciting opportunity for the conference participants to take part in a pre-conference seminar on the 23rd of October at the University of Helsinki. The event is organized by the Center for University Teaching and Learning in collaboration with University of Oulu.

The seminar focuses on questions around academic careers, and how to support early career researchers in finding their way through academia. The event aims to promote research based understanding on doctoral experience, and offer tools for promoting early career researcher development.

The seminar is particularly targeted to PhD students, post-PhD researchers and doctoral supervisors. The event comprises of series of parallel workshops that focus on different aspects of doctoral education and researcher careers. Participants can choose one or two workshops according to their own interests. The workshops are given by an international researcher network specialized in research on doctoral education and researcher careers.

Maximum of 24 participants for each of the workshop will be admitted. The seminar is free of charge (including lunch), but only those who register in advance can attend the workshops. The deadline for registration is October 20. You can find more detailed information and register for the workshops here.

Remember to register to the conference! Early Bird prices are available until the 12th of August!

Download the preliminary schedule as a PDF-file here. Please see the program page for more information.

Due to a huge amount of paper abstracts, we have created new workshops and added an additional slot to the program for workshops on Thursday morning. You can find the extended program for the conference here

We are pleased to inform that President Tarja Halonen will be speaking at Gender Studies 2019 conference: On Violence on Thursday the 24th of October.