8 February 2021

GRÓ GEST and the Icelandic Red Cross renew a Memorandum of Understanding

The GEST programme and the Icelandic Red Cross have renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) originally signed in November 2018. The MOU expresses an interest in collaborating in developing gender equality projects and the sharing of expertise in the field of humanitarian and development work, in Iceland and internationally.
1 February 2021

Open Call for Nominations for the 2022 GEST Programme

The Gender Equality Studies and Training (GEST) programme calls for nominations for its academic programme in 2022. The deadline for nominations is 1 March 2020. NOTE: The deadline for nominations has been extended until 15 March 2021.
16 January 2021

Grant for Research on Queer Refugees

The GEST programme at the University of Iceland has been awarded a three-year research grant from the Icelandic Research Fund for the project Queer Refugees in Queer Utopias: Inclusions and Exclusions.
29 December 2020

GRÓ GEST 2020 - Year in Review

GRÓ GEST highlights of the year are now summarized in GRÓ GEST - Year in Review.
29 December 2020

#MeToo: Thinking Ahead - Online Symposium

An online symposium, “#MeToo: Thinking Ahead”, was held on the 3rd of December, 2020, to mark the launch of The Routledge Handbook of the Politics of the #MeToo Movement. The Symposium was recorded live, and the recording may be viewed here.
23 December 2020

Season's Greetings 2020

GRÓ Gender Equality Studies and Training programme (GEST) sends its warmest holiday greetings and wishes for a happy new year!