International networks

International networks

Kilden is one of many Nordic information offices documenting gender research. There are also international networks for gender in research.

 

Nordic Information Centres

NIKK - Nordic Information on Gender gathers and shares knowledge about policy and practice, facts and research on gender equality throughout the Nordic countries.

 

Denmark

KVINFO is Denmark’s knowledge and development centre for gender, equality and diversity.

KVINFO’s web magazine presents articles on gender in research, culture, politics and global relations.

Coordination for Gender Research at the university of Copenhagen, has the main responsibility to communicate, strengthen and coordinate Danish gender research, both in Denmark and internationally. They publish Women, Gender & Research, an interdisciplinary journal.

Finland

Centre for Gender Equality Information in Finland is a national information service that provides information related to gender equality and gender studies.

Iceland

Kvennasögusafn Íslands - The Icelandic Women’s History Archives are the repository of a large number of varied sources on the history of women.

Sweden

KvinnSam - National resource library for gender studies - at Gothenburg University Library is a special library for women’s, men’s and gender studies.

KVINNSAM is an interdisciplinary database. 

GENA is a database of PhD theses in Women’s Studies, Men’s Studies and Gender Research in Sweden, from 1960 onwards.

The Swedish Secretariat for Gender Research aims to strengthen the impact of research and knowledge related to gender and gender equality in academia and society at large.

 

International Networks:

There are several different networks for researchers working with gender perspectives. Here are a few selected ones.

Feel free to contact us with suggestions at: post@kilden.forskningsradet.no

ATGENDER – The European Association for Gender Research, Education and Documentation is a broad association for academics, practitioners, activists and institutions in the field of Women’s and Gender Studies, Feminist Research, women’s rights, gender equality and diversity.

Gender and disaster network is an educational and advocacy project initiated by women and men interested in gender relations in disaster contexts.

Gendering Asia Network provides a forum for exchange of knowledge and contacts among scholars and students working on gender and Asia. The Network aims to strengthen research and teaching on gender and Asia in the Nordic countries.

IAFFE International Association for Feminist Economics advocates feminist perspectives in economy. Researchers from other fields are also welcome as members.

IFRWH International Federation for Research in Women’s History aims to encourage and coordinate research in all aspects of women’s history at the international level, by promoting exchange of information and publication and by arranging and assisting in arranging large-scale international conferences as well as more restricted and specialized meetings.

International Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics is one of the largest bioethics networks in the world today.

RINGS – The International Research Association of Institutions of Advanced Gender Studies connects leading research institutes and centres and aims to facilitate collaboration and contacts within gender studies across the world.

Wild-list is a forum for information and discussion about lesbian studies from a European perspective.