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SOS4.4 Introduction to Gender Studies (web course) 5 ECTS
Location information
Location independent teaching
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Basic studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences

General description

Webcourse “Introduction to Gender Studies” gives basic introductory knowledge about gender studies. The course begins with introduction to concept of gender and gender studies and continues with seven themes: feminist knowledge, men and masculinities, equality policy, family, intersectionality, gendered practices of working life, and body and sexuality. The course is for exchange students and everyone interested in gender studies. Previous studies in gender studies are not required.

The course will be organized 2.10.-24.11.2017. Each week the students will read text and/or other material available in the internet and discuss them in small groups in the Moodle learning environment.

Enrolment for University Studies

Application to course in September 2017. There can be max 30 students in the course. For further information and enrolment, please see: http://blogs.helsinki.fi/hilma-verkosto/


Katri Otonkorpi-Lehtoranta, Teacher
Hanna Ylöstalo, University of Helsinki, Teacher


2-Oct-2017 – 24-Nov-2017


Numeric 1-5.

Further information

The course is organized by HILMA Network for Gender Studies.