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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Zentrum für Transdisziplinäre Geschlechterstudien


Academic events are central to the research activities of the ZtG and a chance to make Gender research accessible to the broader public.

At ZtG events—such as conferences, colloquiums, workshops, working groups and guest-lecture series—scholars and students have the chance to exchange ideas with their HU-peers and our visitors.

Events scheduled for the Winterterm 2017/18


8th to 9th of February, 2018
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften, Invalidenstraße 118 10115 Berlin, Room 315

"International Young Researcher's Workshop - Reworking Space, Re-Narrating Belonging"

Marwan M. Kraidy
(University of Pennsylvania)

Igniting the Caliphate: How "Islamic State" Uses
Fire to Articulate Space, Belonging and Gender

For further information please follow this link.


Events scheduled for the Summer Semester 2017


starting April 24, 2017, each Mo, 2-4 pm , weekly

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften, room 315

Lecture Course – Young researchers present their research projects in relevant topics situated in the department ‚Gender und Media Studies‘ at the IAAW:

Transregional Gender and Media Studies

more information here.



May 15, 2017, 6 pm

Humboldt Universität zu BerlinUnter den Linden 6, main building, room 2070a

Guest lecture

Erica Meiners (Northeastern Illinois University, USA): 
"Challenging US carceral feminism: Reclaiming safety in the Trump era"

more information here.

June 09, 2017, 11 am - 5 pm
Humboldt-Universität, main building, Unter den Linden 6, room 2249a

Arbeitstagung des HBS-Projekts "Partizipation und Reproduktion. Fach- und Führungskräfte als arbeits- und geschlechterpolitische Akteure in der DB AG" (Projektleitung: H.M. Nickel):

Reproduktion und Partizipation - alte Begriffe, neue Relevanz?

with: Michael Frey, Frank Kleemann, Hildegard Maria Nickel, Christina Klenner, Hasko Hüning, Knut Tullius

Registration possible up to 22. May 2017




June 15-16, 2017
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Main Building, Unter den Linden 6, room 2249a

ZtG-Symposium in cooperation with Princeton University

“Gender, Sexuality, Queer and Trans Studies Write Back”

more information here.



July 13, 2017
Humboldt Universität zu BerlinUnter den Linden 6, Main Building, Raum 2070a

Guest lectures / Gender Dialogues: Visiting scholars at the ZtG present their research projects

Chia Longman
“Circle Magic in Secular Europe? Studying Women’s Body-Mind-Spirit Practices Today”

Talia Meer
“Street encounters and femme fears: making the other in a South African city”

Alex Muller
“Queer health in South Africa – challenges and opportunities”

more information here.



July 13 - 14, 2017

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


Feminist Philosophy and Methodological Commitments

Projektbeteiligte Mari Mikkola, Hilkje Hänel, Johanna Müller

Website in progress



July 20-22, 2017

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Internationale Tagung der Forschungsstelle Kulturgeschichte der Sexualität im Rahmen des Projekts „Cruising the 1970s“ (gefördert durch europäisches Förderprogramm HERA):

A Golden Age for Queer Sexual Politics? Lesbian and Gay Literature and Film in 1970s Germany

more information here.

July 27-28, 2017

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, American Studies


Race, Power, and Privilege in Academia

more information here.
… And much more in our Events Calendar!

You’ll find information about more events that have been planned by the ZtG and other Humboldt University-affiliated institutes in our Events Calendar. If you are a member of the HU community and would like us to publish your event’s information on the calendar, you can do that here.

If you are not a member of the HU community you are welcome to publish information about your upcoming event in our Blog.