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Centre for Gender Studies

at Dnipropetrovsk National University of Railway Transport

 

The Centre was established in 2009 as an interdisciplinary section on the basis of the Departments of Philology and Translation and Philosophy and Sociology of our university. We pride ourselves on the fact that we are the only Centre for Gender Studies in Pridniprovsk region. The Director of the Centre is Vlasova O.P. – Candidate of Philosophic Sciences, Senior teacher at the Department of Philosophy and Sociology.
The members of the Scientific Council of the Centre are both the researchers from this university and scientists who investigate gender from other leading Ukrainian universities:

1. Vlasova T.I. – Professor, Doctor of Philosophic Sciences, Head of the Philology and Translation Department in Dnipropetrovsk National University of Railway Transport.

2. Kostyuk N.P. – Candidate of Philosophic Sciences, Head of the Law Department in Dnipropetrovsk National University of Railway Transport.

3. Kuptsova T.A. – Candidate of Philosophic Sciences, Senior teacher at the Philology and Translation Department in Dnipropetrovsk National University of Railway Transport.

4. Grabovskaya I.N. – Candidate of Philosophic Sciences, Senior research worker at the Department of Philosophy in Kiev National University named after Taras Shevchenko.

5. Talko T.I. – Candidate of Philosophic Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Philosophy in Dnipropetrovsk National University named after Oles Gonchar.

6. Skiba E.K. - Candidate of Philosophic Sciences, Senior teacher at the Department of Philosophy in National Mining University of Ukraine.

All the researchers mentioned above successfully defended their Doctor of Philosophic Sciences and Candidate of Philosophic Sciences theses on gender problems.
The scientific interests of the Centre cover the following areas: gender and education under the conditions of global transformations, gender studies in the postmodern philosophy, feminist literary criticism, gender social adaptation of young people – university students.
Four dissertation theses on gender problems have been defended recently under the scientific supervision of Doctor of Philosophic Sciences, Professor T.I. Vlasova. We have lately published 5 monographs, one manual and more than 60 scientific articles.
The university educational curricula include such courses as “Introduction to Gender Studies”, “Principles of Gender Relations”, “Social and Psychological Issues of the Family Relationship”, “Philosophical and Cultural Aspects of Gender Studies” which are held by the above-mentioned instructors.
All the members of the academic staff of the Centre are active in the implementation of the gender approach to the problems of the equal rights and opportunities for men and women in academia. The aim of our work which is linked to the state gender programmes is to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of sex discrimination, its origin and the ways of its overcoming.
‘Green Facts’ Organization, Germany, and others).

We hope that this information gives you an idea of the opportunities for possible scientific cooperation.






Дата останнього оновлення: 02.03.2014