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Critical Studies on Law and Gender in Nordic Contexts, 15 hp

Kritiska studier av genus och rätt i Norden, 15 hp.

The course starts January 16th 2017 on Moodle, the online learning  platform used for this course. In order to start your studies at the course, you need to register for the course in Portalen between the 9th and 18th of January. Otherwise you risk losing your place (seat) at the course. You also need to be registered to be able to follow the course and to get your results recorded during the course.

You will find the schedule and syllabus of the course at this course website.

The learning platform for this course is Moodle where you among other things will find seminar assignments and upload your papers.

As a student at Umeå University you will need to have access to a number of systems and IT-services. At the Student Portal you will get access to personal services, such as the student e-mail and your study results. More information about IT-services can be found at Umeå University Student Services. If you are a new student at Umeå university, you need to activate your user account (umu-id) to get access to these services.

If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact the course coordinator!

Once again welcome to the course and see you all in 2017!

Lena Wennberg and Monica Burman


Course coordinator: Lena Wennberg

Course administrator: Emma Lind

Sidansvarig: Elin Andersson


Course Literature

Hellum, Anne (2013) Making space and giving voice: the CEDAW in Norwegian law, In Anne Hellum & Henriette Sinding Aasen (ed.), Women's Human Rights: CEDAW in International, Regional and National Law. Cambridge University Press. Chapter 21, p 588 – 624.

Feenan, Dermot (ed) (2013), Exploring the 'Socio' of Socio-Legal Studies. Palgrave Macmillan

Gunnarsson, Åsa, Svensson, Eva-Maria & Davies, Margaret (eds.) (2007) Exploiting the Limits of Law. Ashgate Publishing.

Additional mandatory reading materials will be provided for seminars etc.