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.

Survivor Voices and Stories

In the fifth event in RIKK and GEST’s conversation series Rochelle McFee and Pamela Runestad will discuss survivor voices and stories. Rochelle McFee is a Doctoral Candidate in Ethnic Studies at the University of California San Diego, USA. One of her main research...

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

GRÓ GEST Welcomes Two New Ph.D. Fellows!

Two GRÓ GEST alumni, Stella Tereka and Yeshiwas Degu Belay, have commenced their Ph.D. studies at the University of Iceland on full GRÓ GEST scholarships.

#MeToo: Survivor Voices and Stories

In the fifth event in RIKK and GEST’s conversation series Rochelle McFee and Pamela Runestad will discuss survivor voices and stories. Rochelle McFee is a Doctoral Candidate in Ethnic Studies at the University of California San Diego, USA. One of h...

Race, Immigration, History and Contemporary Feminist Activism

In the fourth event in RIKK and GEST’s conversation series Marai Larasi and Nichole Leigh Mosty will discuss race, immigration, history and contemporary feminist activism. Marai Larasi is an Advocate, Community Organiser, Consultant and Educator. N...