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Londa Schiebinger – impulses for top-level research (19 & 20 Nov 2018)

The University of Göttingen is pleased to welcome a leading international expert on gender analysis in natural and life sciences as its guest: Londa Schiebinger is the John L. Hinds Professor for History of Science at Stanford University, and currently directs the EU/US project “Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering, and Environment“. Three different lectures on 19th and 20th of November will offer an insight into Schiebinger’s research.

  1. Evening lecture “How sex and gender analysis creates better research in natural and life sciences” – 19.11.2018, 6-8 p.m., Pauliner Church. Admission is free.
  2. Brown-bag lunch “How to apply Gendered Innovations in research“ – 20.11.2018 12-2 p.m. Faculty of Chemistry, Tammanstr. 4, Building E, Room MN30. Open for junior scientists of all subjects, no registration necessary. Lunch will be provided free of charge. Attendance of the evening lecture is recommended for participants, though not mandatory.
  3. Workshop “Political Plants. The movement, triumph and extinction of knowledge in the Atlantic World” (focus on Schiebinger’s book “Plants and Empire“, 2004) – 20.11.2018, 4-6 p.m., Multi-Purpose Building (VG), Platz der Göttinger Sieben 7, Room 1.108. Open for all students and interested persons, no registration necessary. Chapter 3 of “Plants and Empire” is recommended as reading material (not mandatory). The text is available on request, please contact Laura Kajetzke, Equal Opportunities and Diversity Unit (

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