The Marie-Jahoda Visiting Chair in International Gender Studies at the Ruhr-University Bochum was established in 1994 with a mandate to foster international efforts and co-operation through a focus on research and international teaching.



In the winter term 2016/ 2017 (January/ February 2017) we are looking forward to welcoming Visiting Professor Desiree Lewis (University of Western Cape, Bellville, Republic of South Africa)



Professor Desiree Lewis, Ph.D. will teach Intersectionality: Theory, Research and Politics


Welcome to Visiting Professor Dorottya Szikra

In the summer term 2016 Professor Dorottya Szikra, Ph.D. will teach “Gendering Family Politics and Policies in Europe”.

The Inaugural lecture of Professor Dorottya Szikra, Ph.D. at the colloquium of the Faculty of Social Science will take place on 15 June 2016 at 4 p.m.