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Women’s day 2020 @CBS: Working and living in a post-#MeToo world?

Date and time

Friday 6. March 2020 at 14:00 to 18:00

Registration Deadline

Friday 6. March 2020 at 13:05


Råvarebygningen, PHRs20, Porcelænshaven 22, 2000 Frederiksberg Råvarebygningen, PHRs20
Porcelænshaven 22
2000 Frederiksberg

Women’s day 2020 @CBS: Working and living in a post-#MeToo world?

Event Description

Friday 6 March, 14:00-17:30 (+ reception)
Copenhagen Business School, Råvarebygningen (auditorium), Porcelænshaven 22, 2000 Frederiksberg. 

14:00-14:15 Welcome and introduction

  • Gregor Halff, Dean of Education, CBS
  • Florence Villesèche, Associate Professor and Academic Director of the CBS Diversity and Difference Platform.

14.15-14.45 Følsom Front, a Danish self-proclaimed queerfeminist and anti-capitalist group, will kick off the afternoon with a few of their catchy and playful protest songs.

  • Followed by a short conversation with Beate Sløk-Andersen, Postdoctoral Fellow, CBS (IOA)

 Short break

14:50-15.40 Feminist politics in and around organisations

  • What does it mean to do feminist politics in organisations after the #MeToo movement? How can we leverage feminist knowledge and experience to fight sexual harassment and foster equal treatment? Taking into account organisational, legal and political implications, what role can shared approaches across sectors and fields play?
  • Followed by a Q&A with the audience
  • Panellists:
    • Marianne Egelund Siig, Strategic Leadership consultant on Diversity & Inclusion
    • Maria Ventegodt, Director for Equal Treatment, Danish Institute for Human Rights
    • Bontu Lucie Guschke, PhD student, CBS (IOA)
    • Christina Tvarnø, Professor in Law, CBS (MPP)
    • Moderator: Yvette Lind, Assistant Professor in Law, CBS (MPP)

Coffee break

16:00-16.30 An artistic perspective on women’s objectification

  • How can art transform our understanding of the transactions and aesthetics of gender and sexuality? The session centers around the screening of multi-media artist Maria Kapajeva’s video “Test Shooting”, followed by a conversation with Maria about her art practice with Ana Maria Munar, Associate Professor, CBS (MPP).
  • Followed by a Q&A with the audience

short break

16.40-17:30 Gender-based violence and intersectionality

  • Hashtag activism has highlighted the pervasive nature of gender-based violence. How can we address the complex intersections between violence, gender and other forms of identification - including race and sexuality - while embracing the political dimension of violence against women as a human rights violation?
  • Followed by a Q&A with the audience
  • Panellists:
    • Caroline Rusten, UN Women
    • Jacqueline Bryld, Sex og Samfund
    • Donna Chambers, Professor of Tourism, University of Sunderland
    • Claudia Eger, Assistant professor, CBS (MPP)
    • Moderator: Florence Villesèche, Associate Professor, CBS (MPP)

17.30 Wrap up with Florence Villesèche, followed by a wine reception

*Subject to changes

Organised by the Business in Society Research Platform Diversity & Difference and Annette Risberg, Lotte Holck, Kai Basner, Bontu Lucie Guschke, Claudia Eger, Florence Villesèche,Ana Maria Munar, Christina Tvarnø, Beate Sløk-Andersen.

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