Workshop: Gender and gender equality in ‘welfare solutions’ and ‘entrepreneurship and business’

16-17 April 2018 in Shanghai

This call for papers is addressed to PhD students and scholars working with gender perspectives and gender equality issues in relation to Nordic welfare policies and practices, as well as in relation to Nordic entrepreneurship and business. 
Asia studies scholars – please forward to your colleagues who work on the Nordic countries!

The workshop is inspired by the cooperation agreement between the Nordic Council of Ministers and China. This agreement emphasizes Nordic regional (rather than bilateral) cooperation with the People’s Republic of China, and was formalized at a meeting between the Nordic Council of Ministers and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, held in Beijing in May 2017. Five areas of cooperation were defined. One of these is ‘welfare solutions’, while another is ‘entrepreneurship and business’. 

Submission of abstracts - Deadline has passed


Nordic Centre Fudan grant
A grant from the Nordic Centre Fudan will cover expenses related to the participation of one PhD student/scholar from each of the five Nordic countries to attend the workshop.

Venue: The Nordic Centre Fudan, Fudan University, Shanghai
Dates: Workshop – Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 April 2018

Workshop convenors
Cecilia Milwertz, Senior Researcher, the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, the University of Copenhagen and coordinator of the Sino-Nordic Gender Studies Network
Shen Yifei, Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, School of Social Development and Public Policy, Department of Sociology, Fudan University, Shanghai