International Conference


Vilnius University
November 24,  2022

November 24 (Thursday), Scholarly Information and Communication Centre, (Saulėtekis av. 5)

9:00-9:30 Registration, networking coffee
9:30-9:45 Opening of the conference, welcome speeches (Conference Hall)
9:45-14:30 PLENARY SESSIONS MS Teams
9:45-10:45 1 plenary session and discussions (Conference Hall)
Moderated by prof. dr. Marija Aušrinė Pavilionienė

prof. dr. Dalia Leinartė (Vytautas Magnus University, member of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), Fellow Commoner at Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge). Gender Studies in Lithuania: An Overview from Time and Distance.

10:45 – 11:30 Congratulations to the founders and leaders of the Gender Studies Centre
11:30 – 12:30 LUNCH
12:30 – 13:30 2 plenary session and discussions (Conference Hall)
Moderated by dr. Ernesta Platūkytė

assoc. prof. dr. Victoria Showunmi (University College London). Gender, Race, and Intersectionality.

13:30 – 14:30 3 plenary session and discussions (Conference Hall)
Moderated by prof. dr. Aurelija Novelskaitė

prof.dr. Anna-Maija Lamsa (Jyväskylä university, Vilnius university). Masculinity in flux: father managers (un)doing traditional masculinity.

14:30-15:00 Coffee break – networking  
15:00 – 16:30 Parallel sessions
1 session MS Teams
Moderated by assoc. prof. Lijana Stundžė
2 session (in Lithuanian) MS Teams
Moderated by assoc. prof. dr. Deimantė Šėporaitytė-Vismantė
prof. dr. Virginija Šidlauskienė, prof. dr. Laima Liukinevičienė (Šiauliai Academy, Vilnius University). Deinstitutionalisation of the Gender Studies Centre in the Process of Universities Network Optimisation: the Case of Šiauliai University. 

dr. Paulina Sekuła, Ewelina Ciaputa, dr. Marta Warat, assoc. prof. dr. Ewa Krzaklewska (Jagiellonian University), Sarah Beranek, Sybille Reidl (Joanneum Research Forschungsges.m.b.H., Austria). Communities of practice and gender equality: fostering structural change in research and academia in Central and Eastern Europe. 

assoc. prof. Magdalena Stoch (Pedagogical University of Krakow). Teaching Gender and Queer Studies at Polish Universities: Challenges, Limitations, Perspectives. 

assoc. prof. Lijana Stundžė, prof. dr. Aurelija Novelskaitė (Vilnius University). Gender Studies in Vilnius University: Students‘ Involvement. 

prof. dr. Virginija Jurėnienė, assoc. prof. dr. Giedrė Purvaneckienė (Vilnius University). Women’s Activism in Lithuania: from Organisation to Network. 

prof. dr. Kristina Žardeckaitė-Matulaitienė, Kamilė Pocinaitė (Vytautas Magnus University). Do Higher Levels of Education and More Favourable Attitudes Towards Women Make it Easier to Identify Sexism in Advertising? Lithuanian Young Adult Survey. 

Daniel Ilkevič, Deimantė Rimkutė (Vilnius University). The Institutionalisation of Gender in the Period of Destalinisation in Lithuania: the Case of the Operationalisation of a Specific Gender Order in the Journal „Jaunimo gretos.“  

assoc. prof. dr. Deimantė Šėporaitytė-Vismantė (Vilnius University) Practices of Applying Theoretical Models of Masculinity Studies in Masculinity Research Across Cultures. 

assoc. prof. dr. Ilona Michailovič (Vilnius University), Aksana Stankevičienė. Communicating Domestic Violence in the Media. 

16:30-16:45 Coffee break, networking
16:45-18:15 3 session  MS Teams
Moderated by prof. dr. Aurelija Novelskaitė
4 session (in Lithuanian) MS Teams
Moderated by dr. Reda Adomaitienė
Weronika Felcis, Elgars Felcis (Latvian University). Ready for Change? Sustainable Management of Common Natural Resources Among Latvian Women. 

Sandra Amankaviciute (University of New South Wales). Women’s Representation and Substantive Equality.

Luminița Popescu (The National Agency of Equal Opportunities between Women and Men, Romania). Sociological and Governmental Attitudes towards Gender-Based Violence.

prof. dr. Ramona Mihaila, assoc. prof. Onorina Botezat (Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University, Bucharest). Gender Equality in Academic European Context. 

dr. Viktorija Tauraitė (Vytautas Magnus University). Peculiarities of Time Allocation for Work and Personal Life: Gender Aspect.

prof. dr. Kristina Žardeckaitė-Matulaitienė, Karolina Šukytė (Vytautas Magnus University).  Internalised Sexism in a Sample of Lithuanian Women: the Role of Age, Education and Feminist Attitudes. 

dr. Reda Adomaitienė (Vilnius University). Factors Determining the Change of Students Attitudes Towards Non-gender Typical Professions.

Ernesta Platūkytė (Vilnius University). Gender differences in reproductive decisions of the cohort born in Lithuania in 1970-1984.

5 session MS Teams
Moderated by assoc. prof. dr. Raminta Pučėtaitė
Laura Bagočiūnė (Lithuanian Centre for Social Sciences). The Interrelation Between Research Ethics and Gender Equality in Science in Contexts of Responsible Research and Innovation. 

dr. Suvi Heikkinen, Shabnam Shaikh (Jyväskylä University). Gender exclusion and conflict: The Meaning of Collaborative Leadership.

assoc. prof. dr. Raminta Pučėtaitė, prof. dr. Aurelija Novelskaitė (Vilnius University). Interrelation Between „Open Science“ and „Gender  Equality“ Concepts: Insights from OPUS Project.  

prof. dr. Natalija Mažeikienė (Vytautas Magnus University), prof. dr.  Aurelija Novelskaitė (Vilnius University). Gender Mainstreaming in Research and Innovation: the SPEAR Project Case. 

18:15-18:30 Closing of the conference
18:30-20:00 Conference dinner, networking