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Current Collaborations

This section contains information about activities the Margherita von Brentano Center organizes in collaboration with intramural, regional, national, and international partners.


Transnational research cooperation “Sexual Harassment in Higher Education Contexts”

The MvBZ cooperates with colleagues from partner universities in Latin America and Asia as well as the Phillips University of Marburg in a transnational research project that investigates the prevalence, forms and effects of sexualized discrimination and violence at universities as well as structural implications.

Workshop #4genderstudies … und jetzt weiter: Positionierung und Forschungsentwicklung (in) der Geschlechterforschung

On 13th of April of 2018, a workshop about the results of the Science Day #4genderstudies, which took place on 18th of December of 2017, was held.
The main focus was about discussing the positioning of gender studies in a digitized medial public, in terms of present political conditions.

Cooperation with the Instituto de Estudios de la Mujer de la Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica

Since October of 2018, The Margherita von Brentano Center and the Instituto de Estudios de la Mujer de la Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica have agreed to discuss in a regular exchange the integration of gender and diversity aspects into teaching.

Cooperation at the IIT in Mumbai

In October 2017, MvBZ, represented by Heike Pantelmann (MvBZ) and Kathleen Heft (Toolbox Gender and Diversity in Teaching), took part in a one-week-workshop at Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai.

Collaboration in Brazil

From 31 July to 4 August, Dr. Susanne Lettow met with gender scholars at the universities of São Paulo and Campinas as well as Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Brazil.

Fact Finding Mission an der Western University in Baku, Aserbaidschan

In July of 2017, Heike Pantelmann and Sabina García Peter travelled to Baku, Azerbaidjan, in order to develop a concept for an International Summer School in collaboration between Freie Universität Berlin and Western University in Baku.

Prospects of international cooperations with China

From 27 March to 7 April 2017, Dr. Sabina García Peter, a staff member of the Margherita von Brentano Center was a guest at Nanjing University, China, as part of the ERASMUS+ Staff Mobility for Teaching and Training program.