IMPULSE: Gender in a Changing Society

The OeAD – Austrian agency for international mobility and cooperation in education, science and research project funded from 2015 to 2017.

  • Understanding the social narratives influencing identity building of a young person
  • Understanding how young person’s identity is being built by transmission through the narratives about social and family roles during raising children/ growing up of a person
  • Relational concept of identity
  • Key dimension: Gender as one of the most influencing categories on identities
  • Migration-influenced gender role perceptions

Project Leader: University of Continuing Education Krems (Danube University Krems), Department for Migration and Globalization

Partners: Centre for Refugee and IDP studies, University of Sarajevo, Faculty of Media and Communications, University Singidunum in Belgrade and the Center for Advanced Studies – Southeast Europe, University of Rijeka (CAS-SEE, UNIRI).

Kick-off Seminar of the Impulse – The New Cooperation Programme for Higher Education, “Gender in the Changing Society” project was held on May 6, 2016 at the Faculty of Media and Communications, University Singidunum in Belgrade.

Impulse – The New Cooperation Programme for Higher Education, “Gender in the Changing Society” project meeting at the University of Rijeka was held on April 6 – 7, 2017.  Meeting agenda: presentation of the collected data by the Austrian team followed by presentations of the chosen translation forms by the Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian teams, developing strategies for analysing the collected data by each of the teams.

On August 26-27, 2017, the project teams met in Sarajevo (BiH) with an agenda of presenting interpretation frameworks and establishing a methodological framework for future analysis.After two years of joint collaboration, the final project meeting was held in Danube University Krems on December 16 – 17, 2017. The agenda of the meeting was establishing a publication strategy, followed by the presentations of the analysis results by all project teams, which were introduced in the form of a conference open to colleagues and students. The publication of project’s results will be published in 2018. Please find more information about the project at the official website.