Equal Futures: Exploring Sustainable Futures in the Arctic North 15th-17th of June

Equal Futures is a three-day conference on intersectional gender equality in academia and its context. The events are open to everyone with an interest in building future collaboration on gender equality in the Arctic. 

 

Place: SV-HUM E-0101 UiT

Time: CET (UCT+1)

Zoom: https://uit.zoom.us/j/9315615768 (Password: UiTFutures)

Padlet: https://padlet.com/lmittner/u5960k4znbw451nu 

Day 1: Wednesday, 15th of June

Organized by the UiT project 'Implicit: Uncovering gender bias in academia, focusing on philosophy'.

11.00- 11.10: Welcome address, Kjersti Fjørtoft  

11.10 -11.40: Democratic equality in academia: Kjersti Fjørtoft

11.40 -12.20: Lunch

12.20 -12.50: Women in the history of philosophy – lack of canonizing. Exemplified by Sophie Charlotte of Prussia: Fredrik Nilsen

13.00 – 13.30: Affirmative Action and DEI work in Academia: Melina Duarte; Invited commentators: Gabriel Goldmeier and Dominik Jackson-Cole, SFHEA

13.40- 14.10: Transgender student and staff: Mathea Sagdahl

14.20- 14. 50: Epistemic injustice: Kerstin Reibold (zoom)

15.00 – 16.00: Guest lecture: What Comes after decolonial Critique?: Fillipe Campello, Guest researcher at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Bergen

Day 2: Thursday, 16th of June

Organised by the UiT project ‘Prestige. Gender Equality in Research Leadership’

9h00-9h15: Morning coffee 

9h15-9h30: Opening addresses 

Hege K. Andreassen, Associate Professor at the Center for Care Research at UiT and former Head of the Center for Women’s and Gender Research at UiT 

Kenneth Ruud, Project leader. Professor of Theoretical Chemistry at UiT and Director General, Norwegian Defense Research Establishment (FFI) and former Vice-chancellor for Research at UiT.   

The Prestige-Project  

9h30-9h45: The Prestige-project from 2018-2019: The start 

Sigfrid Kjeldaas, Researcher at Norce and at the Department for Language and Culture at UiT, and former project coordinator.  

9h45-10h: The Prestige-project from 2020-to date: Binding findings together 

Melina Duarte, Associate Professor at the Department of Philosophy, researcher at the Center for Women´s and Gender Research at UiT and project coordinator  

10h-10h15: Coffee Break 

WP1: Concepts 

WP leader: Katrin Losleben

10h15-10h30: Gender Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Academia: Conceptual Framework for Sustainable Transformation, book edited by Melina Duarte, Kjersti Fjørtoft, and Katrin Losleben 

Katrin Losleben, Professor at the Center for Women’s and Gender Research, UiT  

WP2: Quantitative Research  

WP leader: Adrianna Kochanska 

10h30-10h45: Gender Distribution Beyond Course Measurements: Balancing gender distribution in professor positions at UiT from 2020 onwards, report by Melina Duarte, Adrianna Kochanska, and Torill Nustad. DOI: https://doi.org/10.7557/sr.2020.8  

Viktoria Angelsnes, Former research assistant at the Prestige-project 

10h45-11h: Balancinator for Organizations: an open-access resource for monitoring gender balance, software by Lilli Mittner & Matthias Mittner  

Lilli Mittner, Senior researcher at the Center for Women´s and Gender Research, UiT 

Matthias Mittner, Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience at the Department of Psychology, UiT 

11h-11h15: Gender Distribution in Research Group Leadership at UiT: from basic structure to leadership roles, report by Melina Duarte, Adrianna Kochanska, and Malin Rönnblom

Adrianna Kochanska, Research assistant at the BRIDGE research group, UiT 

11h15-11h30: Coffee Break 

11h30-11h45: Mapping Experiences of Gender-Based Discrimination at UiT, report by Lise Gulli Brokjøb and Sarah Martiny 

Lise Gulli Brokjøb, Student-researcher at the Department of Psychology, UiT  

Sarah Martiny, Professor at the Department of Psychology, UiT 

11h45-12h00: Why researchers at UiT apply for external funding and why they don’t? Gender Perspectives in Motivation, Capabilities, and Institutional Support, preliminary findings from a study by Adrianna Kochanska, Viktoria Angelsnes, Dina Abdel-Fattah and Lise Gulli Brokjøb, assisted by Ida Johannessen

Lise Gulli Brokjøb, Student-researcher at the Department of Psychology, UiT 

Dina Abdel-Fattah, Associate Professor at the Department of Technology and Safety 

12h00-13h00: Lunch (served outside the auditorium)   

WP3: Qualitative Research 

WP leader: Lilli Mittner 

13h00-13h15: How researchers think about research leadership. Preliminary results from a focus group study with early career and senior researchers at UiT, by Lilli Mittner, Malin Rönnblom, and Ann-Therese Lotherington

Lilli Mittner, Senior researcher at the Center for Women´s and Gender Research, UiT 

Malin Rönnblom (online participation), Professor at the Department of Political Sciences, Karlstad University, Sweden  

WP4: Normative Analysis  

WP leader: Kjersti Fjørtoft 

13h15-13h30: Gender- and diversity-sensitive leadership at UiT: Leading for an equitable and inclusive organization for all

Melina Duarte, Associate Professor at the Department of Philosophy, researcher at the Center for Women´s and Gender Research at UiT and project coordinator 

13h30-13h45: Ways forward: do we need feminism in theory and practice?   

Kjersti Fjørtoft, Professor at the Department of Philosophy and Head of the Ethics Committee for the Defense Ministry of Norway  

 13h45-14h00: Coffee Break 

 UiT Balance Hub 

14h00-14h15: About the network  

Lilli Mittner, Senior researcher at the Center for Women's and Gender Research, UiT 

14h15-14h30: Better Balance in Informatics: An honest discussion with the students  

Elisavet Kozyri, Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science and project leader 

14h45-15h00: Implisitt-project: Gender Bias in Philosophy  

Kjersti Fjørtoft, Professor at the Department of Philosophy and Head of the Ethics Committee for the Defense Ministry of Norway  

15h00-15h15: Girls network at Faculty of engineering science and technology (IVT) campus Narvik

Line Ditlefsen, Studentrådgiver, Norges arktiske Studentsamskipnad Campus Narvik 

Tanita Fossli Brustad, Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Computational Engineering and project leader 

15h15-15h30: Diversity and inclusion beyond gender equality/UiT-SusSTEMEd) 

Abhik Ghosh, Professor at the Department of Chemistry, UiT, and project leader  

15h30-15h45: Prestige Evaluation Plan. Plan for evaluating what UiT has learned from Prestige and other projects on gender-balance (staff´s learning of institutional support)

Gregor Maxwell, Associate Professor at the Department of Education, UiT 

15h45-16h00: Q&A (not recorded) 

Day 3: Friday, 17th of June 

9:00    Welcome coffee 

9:15    Purpose and structure of the NOS-HS exploratory workshop 

9:30    Gender in the Arctic, by Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv, Professor at the Centre for Peace Studies, UiT

10:15   Round table: Project participants give a short account of barriers and facilitators to equal Arctic futures at their institutions

12:00    Lunch break 

13:15  PhD workshop: Short presentations of PhD projects on gender equality at the partner institutions

14:15     NOS-HS project partner meeting: Discussion of the proposal for collaboration  

The NOS-HS network operates at the ‘living lab’ of the Arctic Five which is a significant collaboration entity in the cross-border Nordic region, with more than 90,000 students studying at its member universities, taught by 10,000 researchers and teachers.  

 

 

Starter: 15. juni 2022 kl. 09.00
Slutter: 17. juni 2022 kl. 16.00
Hvor: Aud-E Fløya
Studiested: Tromsø
Målgruppe: Ansatte, Studenter, Gjester / eksterne
Ansvarlig: Lilli Mittner
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