Women’s Studies Centre
University of Lodz
90-131 £ód¼, ul. Lindleya 5a
tel. (42) 635 42 58, (42) 635 42 54


Activity / Conferences




 - ATHENA 3 
 - GENDER 2006



» March 6 – 7, 2012 – guest lectures by Paul Antick, Ph.D., Roehampton University, UK, (1) “itourist? Photography, Art and the Commodification of the Holocaust,” (2) “BENETTON and the Organization of Photography.”

» January 20, 2012 – guest lecture by Prof. Joanna Beata Michlic, Brandeis University, Massachusetts, USA, “Daily Life of Polish Women, Dedicated Rescuers of Jews During and After the Second World War.

» November 21, 2011 – guest lecture by Prof. Lenore J. Weitzman, Professor Emeritus, George Mason University, “Women in the Holocaust: Responses and Coping Strategies.

» November 15, 2011 – guest lecture by Ma³gorzata Radkiewicz,PhD, Institute of Media and Audio Visual Arts, Jagiellonian University, “Filming Polish Women in Contemporary Cinema and the Arts.

» June 23, 2008 – Women & Science conference; “Women & Science Debate: Stimulating Policy Debate on Women and Science Issues In Central Europe” project funded by the 6th Framework Programme of the European Union, conduced with the partner universities in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia and Hungary.

» July 3 – 9, 2008 – participation in the Congress Women’s Worlds 2008, “La igualdad no es una utopia” Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.

» May 31, 2007 – guest lecture by Prof. Dorothea Olkowski, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA, “Beyond Narcissism: Women and Civilization.”

» June 18 – 21, 2007 – “Academic & Creative Writing Course in Gender Studies: Epistemologies, Methodologies, Writing Practice,” co-organized with the Nordic Research School in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies (Linköping University, Sweden).

» May 4, 2006 – guest lectures by Prof. Alicia Ramos Gonzalez, “Escritoras judias en Polonia (1900-1939)” and Prof. Ana M. Munoz “Las bibliotecas en Estudios de las Mujeres.

» June 13 – 15, 2006 – participation in the conference “Hetero Factory” held in Norrköping, Sweden.

» August 29 – 31, 2006 – organization of the meeting of members of the „Advanced Thematic Network for Women’s Studies in Europe (ATHENA) and Association of Institutions for Feminist Education and Research in Europe (AOIFE)."

» August 31 – September 3, 2006 - The 6th European Gender Research Conference “Gender and Citizenship in a Multicultural Perspective,” University of £ód¼, Poland.

» October 2 – 6, 2006 – academic course for the graduate students of International Gender Studies specialization: “Feminist Ways of Knowing. Empirical Research in Women’s Studies” taught by Jaana Vuori, PhD, University of Tampere, Finland.
August 2003 – co-organization of the 5th European Feminist Research Conference "GENDER and POWER in the New Europe," University of Lund, Sweden.

» January 2003 – co-organization of the international conference "The European Research Network on Men in Europe: The Social Problem and Social Possibilities of Men," within the research project "The Social Problem and Societal Problematisation of Men and Masculinities" funded by the 5th Framework Programme of the European Union, University of Helsinki, Finland.

» September 2002 – "Representing Gender in Cultures" ["Wizerunki kobiet i mźæczyzn w kulturze"] held to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Women’s Studies Centre, University of £ód¼, Poland.

» June 2002 – participation in the panel discussion "EU 5th Framework Projects in Social Sciences at the University of £ód¼" in the conference "Research and Scholarship in Integration Processes: Poland-USA-EU."

» April 2002 – workshop organized within the project "The Social Problem and Societal Problematisation of Men and Masculinities," funded by the 5th Framework Programme of the European Union.

» April 1999 – co-organization of international conference "Gender - Theatre - Cinema: A Cross-Cultural and Interdisciplinary Conference in Film and Theatre Studies," University of £ód¼, Poland.

» November 1997 – panel "Women's Studies: Building a Global Future" in the conference "University in the 21st Century: Challenges and Perspectives,” University of £ód¼, Poland.

» July 1997 – panel "Women's Studies in Europe: Problems and Perspectives" in the co-organized international conference "Women's International Studies Europe,” Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal.

» November 1995, June 1996, November 1997 – organization of a series of seminars "Mass media w spo³eczeństwie obywatelskim," [“Media in the Civil Society”] which brought together over one hundred journalists.

» June 23 – 25, 1995 – seminar "Women in Transition" held in collaboration with Ruskin College, Oxford, Great Britain.

» October 1994 – workshops for women held in collaboration with Active Learning Centre in Glasgow, Great Britain.

» October 1994 – workshop "Workshop for Women Activists,” University of £ód¼, Poland.

» 1993 – 1994 – workshops "Kszta³cenie kadry menedæerskiej ¶redniego szczebla" (80 women from the £ód¼ region participated); trainings for unemployed women (university graduates) funded by the OWEN programme.

» May 1993 – international interdisciplinary conference "Teaching Women's Studies."

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