Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Zentrum für Transdisziplinäre Geschlechterstudien

Center for Transdisciplinary Gender Studies

The Center brings together everything necessary for a scholarly investigation of gender relations: various academic disciplines, diverse agents of knowledge and knowledge production, and a multifaceted perspective on the examination of the gender category that draws upon all theoretical and practical fields.

News from the Center

Neues am Zentrum
Expertise on gender-sensitive administrative language
Amid lively participation from language protectors, right-wing populists and
and anti-feminists, Prof. Dr. Ulrike Lembke's legal expertise on gender-sensitive
administrative language was published on December 16, 2021.

The expertise was commissioned by the city of Hanover, which is one of the first municipalities in Germany to consistently use gendersensitive administrative language, including the gender star and implemented it:
Pfeile complete 123-page expertise is available at:

A summary of the findings is available at:

Due to the ongoing pandemic situation and more difficult hygiene conditions at the ZtG, the services of the Gender Library and PC Pool at the ZtG are still limited. The individual service areas can still be reached by e-mail and will advise and support you online or by appointment on site.
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The atrium on the ground floor of GEO47 can be used as a place for students to participate in online teaching between classroom events on campus.

From Nov 3rd, 2021 on, academic advising will again be available on Wednesdays and Fridays at the ZtG. The offer of study counseling by telephone will be continued.

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You can find gender-related events at HU Berlin online:

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New Publications

GAMSzine No 3 - Winter 2021

Magazine of Gender and Media Studies for the South Asian Region
Pfeile Flipbook edition

Queer Pain. Schmerz als Solidarisierung, Fotografie als Affizierung. Zu den Fotografien von Albrecht Becker aus den 1920er bis 1990er Jahren

Katrin Köppert, Neofelis-Verlag, 2021

Wenn Rechte reden - Die Bibliothek des Konservatismus als (extrem) rechter Thinktank

Lilian Hümmler, Marta Press, 2021

Co-Parenting und die Zukunft der
Liebe - Über post-romantische Elternschaft

Christine Wimbauer, transcript, 2021

Familial Feeling
Entangled Tonalities in Early Black Atlantic Writing and the Rise of the British Novel

Elahe Haschemi Yekani

Palgrave Macmillan, 2021

Elternschaft und Familie jenseits von Heteronormativität und Zweigeschlechtlichkeit

Almut Peukert, Julia Teschlade,
Christine Wimbauer, Mona Motakef,
Elisabeth Holzleithner (Hg.),

GENDER Sonderheft, Band 5
Budrich, 2020

Biodiversity in the Kitchen

Meike Brückner, oekom, 2020

Keeping Autonomous Driving Alive

Göde Both, Budrich, 2020

Representing trans: visibility and its discontents

Anson Koch-Rein, Elahe Haschemi Yekani und Jasper J. Verlinden (Hg.)
European Journal of English Studies, 2020, Inhaltsverzeichnis

Right-Wing Populism and Gender

Gabriele Dietze/Julia Roth (Hg.)
transcript, 2020

An Epistemology of Religion and Gender: Biopolitics – Performativity – Agency

Ulrike Auga
Routledge, 2020

Prekäre Arbeit, prekäre Liebe

Christine Wimbauer, Mona Motakef
Campus Verlag, 2020

Karten, Körper, Kollektive. Europas Grenzdiskurse - Interrelationen zwischen Geschlecht, Raum, Religion und „Rasse“ in Kartographie, Mythos und europäischer Identität

Claudia Bruns
Böhlau, 2020 (Dezember)

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