The seminar will be chaired by J. Peter Burgess, leader of the SIP and PRIO's Security Programme.
Time: 5 April, 10:00-11:30 Venue: PRIO, Fuglehauggt. 11, Oslo. See map. The seminar will be held in English. Please register with: firstname.lastname@example.org
Maria Stern is a Lecturer (since 1994) and Research fellow at Padrigu (2004-5). Her research interests focus mainly on Gender and Security Studies. She is also interested in International Relations theory, theories of ethnicity and nationalism, and feminist theory. She is currently directing a research project on “Gender in the Armed Forces: Militarism and Peace-Building: Case study of Congo-Kinshasa and Mozambique.”, funded by SIDA/Sarec- Sweden. Her recent publications include Naming Security - Constructing Identity: Mayan Women in Guatemala on the Eve of Peace (August 2005), Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK; Feminist Methodologies for International Relations co-edited with Brooke Ackerly and Jacqui True (forthcoming), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: UK.; “The Scripting of Private Jessica Lynch- Biopolitics, Gender and the `Feminization´ of the U.S. Military” with Véronique Pin-Fat, Alternatives: Social Transformation and Humane Governance, V. 30, #1 (2005).