Welcome to Centre for Women's and Gender Research

Centre for Women's and Gender Research (Kvinnforsk)

Centre for Women's and Gender Research (Kvinnforsk) are working with compentence building on women and gender perspectives both towards employes and students at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

We offer seminars, PhD course and conferences.

 Please visit our Norwegian pages to get information about:

- Activites

- Dissimination

- Prizes and grants

 All our activites  will be announced on Tavla.

We have to research prosjects. Both are financed by Resarch Counsil of Norway.

Mobile Llifestyles: Perspectives on Work Mobilities and Gender in the High North 2012 - 2016

Arctic Modernities, August 2013 - July 2016


Employees at Centre for Women's and Gender Research:

Latest news

Challenging for women to be the head of a household in Ethiopia Women who run their households alone have different opportunities to succeed in managing their families. In rural Ethiopia the women's status is to a great extent determined by the surrounding society.
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Current activities and projects
Activity: The Work of Gender in the Lives of Children and Young People - an International Symposium
UiT The Arctic University of Norway, October 28-30, 2015
Chair: Hanne Haavind, Adjunct Professor, Centre for Women and Gender Research (KVINNFORSK)
Project: Arctic Modernities The Arctic Modernities project, which was completed 31 July 2016, investigated the impact of modernisation/modernity on the Arctic as a cultural formation. Among publications from the project are
  • Arctic Modernities (Nordlit no. 35, 2015),
  • a forthcoming special issue of Acta Borealia (2/2016) and
  • Arctic Modernities: Culture and Literature (Cambridge Scholars Publishing) forthcoming 2017.
Our research groups


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