Gender, Identity and Conflict in the Post-War Societies of the Former Yugoslavia

This international seminar is an opportunity to establish a joint context of theory and practice in the area of conflict and identity processes in post-war construction with a special emphasis on gender perspective.

The main goals are the following:
1. to contribute to the sociological analysis of armed conflicts;
2. to highlight the gender dimensions of violent conflicts;
3. to establish networks and to promote communication between researchers from the former Yugoslavia, Germany, Austria and all those who work in the aforementioned fields;
4. regarding peace and gender studies, to translate the theoretical knowledge of social scientists into practical recommendations for practitioners working in the areas of peace and conflict.

Project execution


Professor Ruth Seifert: project - "War Experience, Gender and Identity" of the Austrian Ministry of Science and the University of Applied Sciences in Regensburg


East East Program: Partnership Beyond Borders (OSI)