Mia Liinason, PhD (SoSe 2016)

Mia Liinason was visiting professor at the Göttingen Diversity Research Institute in the Summer Semester of 2016.

Mia Liinason is Wallenberg Academy Fellow and Senior Lecturer in Gender Studies at the University of Gothenburg (Sweden). She has carried out research on feminist political engagement in activism, academy and policy. Currently, Mia is starting up a new research project on transnational women's and LGBT struggles in contemporary Russia, Turkey and Scandinavia. She has been a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Gender Studies, Lund University, a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Gender Excellence, Linköping/Örebro University and a visiting fellow at the Gender Institute, the London School of Economics and Political Science.



Vortrag "We are not one"
Im Rahmen des Institutskolloquiums des Instituts für Diversitätsforschung im Sommersemester 2016 hielt Mia Liinason am 25. Mai 2016 von 18:15 Uhr - 19:45 Uhr einen Vortrag zum Thema: "We are not one": Feminist grassroots activism and the politicization of difference.


Recent publications


  • "Hoppets politik. Feministisk aktivism i Sverige idag (Politics of Hope. Feminist activism in Sweden of today)", with Marta Cuesta, Makadam förlag 2016

  • "A Semi-Outsider's Point of View: The Institutionalization of Gender Research in Sweden", in Renate Haas (ed.): Anglicist Women's and Gender Studies of Continental Europe, Peter Lang Academic Publishers 2015

  • "Subjective emotions, political implications: Thinking through tensions and contradictions in feminist knowledge production", with Marta Cuesta, ex aequo - Portuguese Journal of Women's Studies no. 29, 2014

  • Co-editor of the Women's Studies International Forum special issue "Women's/Gender Studies and Contemporary Changes in Academic Cultures: European Perspectives" with Sabine Grenz, vol. 54, 2016.