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...

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.

Spring 2021

Program

#MeToo: Thinking Ahead 

Recordings

EVENTS

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

GENDER CALENDAR

NEWS FROM EDDA RESEARCH CENTER

NEWS FROM GEST

Open Lecture: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of We Should All Be Feminists and Half of a Yellow Sun, will give an open lecture in the Large Hall of Háskólabíó – University Cinema on Friday, 10 September at 2 pm. The lecture is a part of The Reykjavík Inte...

GEST Welcomes the 2021 Cohort

It was with a great pleasure that the GEST team welcomed its 2021 cohort to Iceland in August. The fellows arrived over a period of two weeks, and the teaching started on the 13th of August, after three days of orientation that was partially online. ...