Local Matters: the significance of neighbourhoods and social infrastructure for the social inclusion of young people in European cities We are happy to anounce that the results of the project Citispyce are now available in a new publication, Local Matters: the significance of neighbourhoods and social infrastructure for the social inclusion of young people in European […]
On 17 May, International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, our colleague Jordi Mas will speak about how to prevent and combat LGBTphobia through the results of the project Divercity at the last session of the Conferences on Gender, Health and Equality, organized by the Commission on Equality of Universitat de Barcelona.
Yesterday, the Aula Magna of the Facultat de Geografia i Història hosted the session ‘Más allá del feminismo blanco, una aproximación feminista decolonial a problemáticas actuales’, organised by the Casa Iberoamericana de la Mujer and GENI. Sirin Adlbi, Úrsula Santa Cruz, Diana Al-Rahmoun and Florencia Brizuela engaged us with compelling and challenging contributions. For those […]
Every year the l’Institut de Drets Humans de Catalunya (IDHC) organises the course on Human Rights from the 9th to the 26th of April. This year, among the many and great speakers the course will host conferences by the GENI coordinator, Olga Jubany, and our colleague Eunice Romero, on the 23rd and 12th of April […]
We are pleased to announce that the book Las Palabras son Armas. Discurso de odio en la red by Olga Jubany and Malin Roiha has been published. Based on ethnographic research on the experience of youngsters as the main users of social networks, the book analyses the widespread and rabid presence of hate speech on the […]
La Ventana publishes an article by Rosa Lázaro and Olga Jubany titled Interseccionalidad del género y mercado de trabajo postfordista. This article analyses the different oppression and privilege systems related to gender, class or origin, experimented by women who participate in temporary work programs. The empirical data comes from ethnographic research. The proposal is located in the […]
Date of event: Sat, 02/12/2017 Place: Washington DC, US Olga Jubany presented her new book Screening Asylum in a Culture of Disbelief, edited by Palgrave MacMillan, at the American Anthropological Association’s 2017 Meeting in Washington. Presenting @OlgaJB's book SCREENING ASYLUM IN A CULTURE OF DISBELIEF at #AmAnth17 !https://t.co/KN8i9TXm6l pic.twitter.com/lcpVcc2wqt — Palgrave Sociology (@PalgraveSoc) December 2, 2017
This month has also seen the start of a new project, REACT, which aims to address online hate speech by the study of this phenomenon and further identification and dissemination of positive actions to counter it, especially among youngsters.
Today we inaugurate the project SupportVoC, on support of victims of crime, with a Kick-Off Meeting in Barcelona. SupportVoC is a international and interdisciplinary project which addresses the promotion and protection of the rights of victims of crime through the analysis of the implementation of Directive 2012/29/EU and further development of a model of standard procedures […]
We are happy to say that the DIVERCITY Final Conference was a great success! Partners and experts from all over Europe joined us in Barcelona last Friday November 3rd to share the conclusions of the DIVERCITY Project in the Final Conference. All speakers were excellent and their contributions were compelling which translated into a high […]