RIKK – Institute for Gender, Equality and Difference is a leading institute in the field of women’s, gender and equality research in Iceland. Founded in 1991, RIKK promotes interdisciplinary gender research and the dissemination of research results and information.

Keynote: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Keynote: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of We Should All Be Feminists and Half of a Yellow Sun, will give a keynote talk in the Large Hall of Háskólabíó / University Cinema on Friday 10 September at 14.00. The lecture is a part of The Reykjavík International Literary...

Reykjavík Dialogue International Conference

Reykjavík Dialogue International Conference

The Reykjavík Dialogue is an international event that is held both virtually and in-person in Harpa Reykjavík, if conditions allow, to support activist leadership, with victim-survivors centre stage. It is hosted by the Icelandic government in co-operation with the...

LECTURE SERIES

The RIKK – Institute for Gender, Equality and Difference Lecture Series allows scholars to present and discuss new research in the field of gender and equality studies. The lecture series aims for an interdisciplinary approach with diverse themes and topics. The lecture series in spring is organized in cooperation with the GEST Programme. The lectures are at noon, usually on Thursdays at the lecture hall of the National Museum of Iceland. The Lecture Series is held in partnership with the National Museum of Iceland and the lectures are conducted in either English or Icelandic.

FALL 2021

Program

National Museum of Iceland

Recordings

EVENTS

RIKK organises conferences, symposiums and other events in the field.

GENDER CALENDAR

NEWS FROM EDDA RESEARCH CENTER

NEWS FROM GEST

Final Seminar 2021

The presentations of the final assignments of the 2021 cohort of the Gender Equality Studies and Training programme (GRÓ GEST) will take place on Monday, December 6, at the lecture hall in Veröld (VHV-023), University of Iceland, from 8:50 am – 3...

Final Seminar 2021

The presentations of the final assignments of the 2021 cohort of the Gender Equality Studies and Training programme (GRÓ GEST) will take place on Monday, December 6, at the lecture hall in Veröld (VHV-023), University of Iceland, from 8:50 am – 3...

Short Course on Gender and Climate Change in Malawi

Today, a short course on Gender, Environment and Climate Change was completed in Mchinji district in Malawi. The short course was developed through a collaboration of GRÓ-GEST and Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR).