The Conference will be translated simultaneously in both English and Swedish

Conference Program

         Tuesday, 26 April 2016
12:00 - 13:00      Registration
13:00 - 13:10      Welcome Maria Larsson, Örebro County Governor
13:10 - 13:20      Welcome Anna-Karin Andershed, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty Board of Humanities and Social Sciences
13:20 - 13:40      “European Strategies and Work with Violence Prevention” Anne Van Nistelrooij, policy officer at European Commission Directorate
13:40 - 14:00      “Gender and Honour – based on true stories” Maria Hagberg, Writer and International Women's Activist
14:00 - 15:00      “Whose violence? Whose Knowledge?” Guest Faculty Professor Jeff Hearn, Gender Studies, Örebro University
15:00 - 15:30      Coffee and Snacks
15:30 - 16:30      “Violence in the name of honour”  Dr. Nawal El Saadawi, Medical Doctor, Writer and Activist
16:30 - 17:30      Reflections and questions to the panellists by the audience.
Dr Nawal El Saadawi
Dr Jeff Hearn
Ms. Anne Van Nistelrooij
17:30 - 18:00      Conclusions of the first day by the moderator Maria Hagberg
      Moderator of the day: Maria Hagberg, Writer and International Women's Activist    
         Wednesday, 27 April 2016
08:00 – 09:00       Registration
09:00 – 09:30       "Revolutionary violence and feminist futures: introduction to the day" Dr. Sofia Strid, Researcher at Gender Studies, Örebro University
09:30 – 10:00       "Best Practices to Work for Prevention Honour Related Violence through Training in Human Rights" Yevgeniya Averhed, Project Manager at Department for International Cooperation at Folkuniversitetet Uppsala
10:00  10:15       Fatima project, the case of Portugal Susana Oliveira, Project Manager at Kerigma Organisation
10:15 – 10:30       Fatima project, the case of the UK Umme Imam, Director of the Angelou Centre
10:30 – 10:45       Fatima project, the case of Greece Nikolaos Pitsoulis, President of Dimitra Organisation
10:45 – 11:15       Coffee and snacks
11:15 – 12:45      
Round table “Revolution and violence”
Moderator: Ali Rashidi, Director of Department for International Cooperation at Folkuniversitetet
Dr Nawal El Saadawi
Dr Hannana Siddiqui
Runa Baianstovu
Anne Van Nistelrooij
12:45 – 14:00       Lunch
14:00 – 14:30       "Effects of the project Human Rights in Practice on prevention work for Honour Related Violence" Dr Anneli Häyren, Researcher at Uppsala University
14:30 – 15:00       Presentation of the documentary “Maria’s Grotto”Buthina Canaan Khoury, Independent Filmmaker and Founder of Majd Production Company in Palestine
15:00 – 15:15       Short Break
15:15 – 16:15       Screening of the documentary, “Maria’s Grotto”
16:15 – 16:30       Reflection and questions to Buthina Canaan Khoury by the audience
16:30 – 17:00       Conclusions on the conference with focus on Feminist Futures Dr Hannana Siddiqui, Co-Founder of Women Against Fundamentalism and End Violence Against Women Coalition, researcher for the Angelou Centre and member of Southall Black Sisters.
      Moderators of the day: Kjerstin Andersson Bruck and Dr Runa Baianstovu