E-Conference on Gender Equality

Goal 5 of the United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals
07 Dec 2023 13:00 14:30
Target Group
Undergraduate, Master, PhD students, researchers & staff
Université Paris-Saclay & University of Novi Sad
Closed  (Deadline: 06 Dec 2023 23:59)

As part of the EUGLOH ongoing series of conferences focused on diversity and inclusion, Université Paris-Saclay and the University of Novi Sad, will co-host an online conference dedicated to explore Goal 5 of the United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals: Gender Equality. This is not just a fundamental human right; it serves as a crucial cornerstone for a peaceful, prosperous, and sustainable world.

The conference is designed to foster meaningful dialogues and collaborations, bringing together experts and student associations to delve into critical themes, with the ultimate goal of contributing to a more equitable world. Whether you the participants are passionate advocates for gender equality, seasoned professionals, or simply interested in the cause, this e-conference offers a platform for knowledge exchange and collective action.

About the speakers

Zorana Antonijeviĉ, from the University of Novi Sad, will open the conference presenting the subject of 'Semi-peripheral Perspectives on Gender Studies'. She is a Gender Studies scholar and independent researcher. Her research is mainly focused on gendered institutions, care and security policies, and critical studies on men and masculinities. She serves as the gender equality expert for various international organizations, including CSOs and governmental institutions.

Bojana Bodroža is a social psychologist and Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychology at the University of Novi Sad, specialized in cyberpsychology and people's behavior online. Her presentation will delve into 'Implicit Gender Biases'. In addition to her academic pursuits, she conducts workshops addressing implicit gender bias for university staff, contributing valuable insights to the intersection of psychology and gender studies.

Anne Schmitt, from Université Paris-Saclay, will share her expertise in the topic 'When Women Surf the World’s Biggest Waves: Breaking Gender Barriers' in Sport in Society (2021). Her research delves into gender, body, and social class in sports practice, with a particular focus on school sports and water sports.

Livia Labelle, co-president of Fières et Soeurs—an intersectional feminist association founded by four law students from Université Paris-Saclay—will cover the topic of 'Feminism on Campus'. The association in which Labelle takes part is devoted to raising awareness about the condition of women, illuminating hidden violence, preventing sexist behaviors, and fostering solidarity among students.

Learning objectives

Attendees will gain valuable insights into ongoing research on Gender Studies and best practices from an intersectional feminist association.

  • Critical thinking
  • Knowledge into action
  • Leadership & social impact


  • Selection strategy: First come, first served.
  • Number of participants: 500.
  • Certificate/ECTS: Certificate of attendance.
  • Language: English.

This activity is part of Work Package 5.