A seminar: Slipping Off or Turning the Tide? Gender Equality in EU External Relations in Times of Crisis

Authors and editors of the PSR special issue: Slipping Off or Turning the Tide? Gender Equality in EU External Relations in Times of Crisis organise an excellent, thematic seminar on the issue.

Date and time: 19.11.2020, 4pm-5pm
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This is the second event of the Gender and Sexuality Lecture Series with a special focus on ‘A Feminist EU in the World?’. During this event, there will be a special focus on the special issue in Political Studies Review 18(3) edited by Hanna L. Muehlenhoff (UvA), Anna van der Vleuten (Radboud University Nijmegen) and Natalie Welfens (UvA). With amongst others Toni Haastrup.

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Special Issue 3/2020: Slipping Off or Turning the Tide? Gender Equality in European Union’s External Relations in Times of Crisis

The whole issue 3/2020 can be found here.

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special issue ARTICLES

CONTENT RELATED TO THE ISSUE