Finland, Helsinki

Feminist Research in Humanities and Social Sciences

when 7 August 2018 - 23 August 2018
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 EC

This practical course educates students in how to do and carry out feminist research. We will focus on how feminist scholars challenge dominant theories of knowledge and the major methodologies employed in the social sciences and humanities.

Course leader

Dr. Merle We├čel, University of Greifswald, merle.wessel@uni-greifswald.de
Cai Weaver, University of Helsinki, cai.weaver@helsinki.fi

Target group

Advance Master Students
PhD Students

Course aim

After the course, the students will be able to:

Plan and carry out a larger research project utilising feminist research methodologies.
Reflect upon the limits of conventional knowledge production in academia
Gain practical and creative skills to produce diverse forms of knowledge
Discuss politics of gender, race, class and sexuality in cross-cultural contexts
Recognise the diverse historical, cultural and political trajectories and forms of feminist politics
Critically engage with intersectional research methods and theories

Fee info

EUR 0: PhD students starting from 900Euro
Professionals starting from 1400Euro