Women's and gender history

Women's and gender history

16 May 2017
The history of divorce reveals hidden stories of love, domestic violence and societal ideals for a healthy marriage.
3 May 2017
When Harriet Bjerrum Nielsen interviewed three generations of Norwegian women and men, she discovered how the emotional perception of gender has developed over time.
22 November 2016
Cecilia Brækhus is just one of several Norwegian female athletes who has contributed to putting women’s boxing on the map, both in Norway and internationally, according to researcher Anne Tjønndal.
14 April 2016
Straddling the legs around a cello was considered immoral; sitting by the piano was more becoming for a lady. Thus, women became important for the development of piano composition and play.
23 September 2015
The Swedes, the Danes and the rest of Europe developed their archives and documentation projects, while Norway continued to underdevelop the field of women's research. At long last, the repeated calls for action bore some fruits. The result was the webpage you are reading right now.
12 June 2015
While Norway officially flaunted itself by bringing war criminals before court in the trials succeeding World War II, the so-called “German whores” were punished without trial although no crime had been committed.
1 June 2015

Norway's new Queer Archive is burgeoning with hidden stories about sex and gender transgressions, just waiting for researchers to dig in and explore.

26 March 2015

Women played an important part in Viking Age society, and their role far exceeded that of mother and the “housewife”. Why, then, are they barely mentioned in the history books? 

27 September 2013

During the course of 200 years, a European ideal concerning equality gradually became a Norwegian export commodity. The fight for equal rights was not necessarily, however, what led Norway to being at the forefront of equality. The liberalisation of the economy was just as important, according to a new book celebrating Norwegian history of equality from 1814-2013.

27 July 2007

We have too rarely asked ourselves what it has meant to be a man throughout history. This is something we must uncover! Norway's first and most renowned women's historian is ready for new challenges. And she won't stop until someone says "Gabrielsen".

Publikasjoner

Forfatter(e):
Johansen, Hanne Marie
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
Daybell James & Svante Norrhem (Eds.)
Publisert:
2017