20-21 November 2020
The conference Critical Gender and Diversity Knowledge. Challenges and Prospects discusses questions of knowledge building in gender and diversity research, equality politics and diversity management.
It is organzied by the Think Tank Gender & Diversity.
Three members of UZH's Office for Gender Equality and Diversity participate in the conference.
Dr. Christiane Löwe and Dr. Mihaela Falub take part in the panel Women leaders in academia and business, which provides an excellent opportunity to learn about:
PD Dr. Nina Jakoby takes part in the workshop Academic recruitment. From “best practices” to “social practices”.
Academic recruitment practices have been on the agenda since almost two decades, including the idea that recruitment committees have to be trained on the issue of implicit bias.
However, what has been neglected so far are the social practices through which bias against female academics is performed by the members of the recruitment committees.