Fellows 2021 exploring downtown Reykjavik during Orientation
18 August 2021

GEST Welcomes the 2021 Cohort

It was with a great pleasure that the GEST team welcomed its 2021 cohort to Iceland in August. The fellows arrived over a period of two weeks, and the teaching started on the 13th of August, after three days of orientation that was partially online. The 2021 cohort consists of twenty fellows from 15 countries. This year, for the first time, fellows from China, Egypt, Mexico, Mongolia, Namibia, and Nepal are joining the programme.
15 July 2021

GRÓ GEST facilitates Teaching Gender to Youth with Girls of A Feather, St. Lucia

GRÓ GEST had the pleasure of facilitating a two-day online version of the short course Teaching Gender to Youth, in partnership with Girls of A Feather in St. Lucia on 12-13 July.
Stella and Yeshiwas, while fellows in GEST's diploma programme
28 April 2021

GRÓ GEST Welcomes Two New Ph.D. Fellows!

Two GRÓ GEST alumni, Stella Tereka and Yeshiwas Degu Belay, have commenced their Ph.D. studies at the University of Iceland on full GRÓ GEST scholarships.
27 April 2021

#MeToo: Survivor Voices and Stories

In the fifth event in RIKK and GEST’s conversation series Rochelle McFee and Pamela Runestad will discuss survivor voices and stories. Rochelle McFee is a Doctoral Candidate in Ethnic Studies at the University of California San Diego, USA. One of her main research interests is sexual violence against queer women in Jamaica. Pamela Runestad is a medical anthropologist and an Assistant Professor of Global Health at Allegheny College in Pennsylvania, USA.
7 April 2021

Race, Immigration, History and Contemporary Feminist Activism

In the fourth event in RIKK and GEST’s conversation series Marai Larasi and Nichole Leigh Mosty will discuss race, immigration, history and contemporary feminist activism. Marai Larasi is an Advocate, Community Organiser, Consultant and Educator. Nichole Leigh Mosty is Director of the Multicultural and Information Centre in Iceland.
24 March 2021

GEST Joins IDEAS Podcast Project

GEST joins forces with Center for Women's Studies, Belgrade to conceptualize and record 35 podcasts on pressing feminist and gendered issues.