On November 5th, the Equality Programme of the NCCR LIVES and the Equality Office of the University of Lausanne will welcome a lecture by Prof. Marieke van den Brink from Radboud University Nijmegen, in the Netherlands. She will unmask some persistent myths related to recruitment and selection which are often used to explain away the under-representation of women in senior academic positions.
Marieke van den Brink is Professor of Gender & Diversity at the Institute for Social and Cultural Research at Radboud University Nijmegen, in the Netherlands. Her main research interests are gender and diversity in organisations, organisational learning and processes of power and resistance. She is an elected member of the prestigious Young Academy of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her work has been published in many journals, including Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies, Organization, Human Relations, Gender, Work & Organization, Social Science & Medicine, Employee Relations.
- 12:15-12:25: Welcome address by Stefanie Brander (Equality Office, UNIL) & Eva Green (Vice-dean for Equality and Careers, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences)
- 12:25-13:30: Lecture by Marieke van den Brink & discussion
- 13:30-14:00: Standing lunch
Venue: University of Lausanne, Geopolis building, room 1620
- Equal Opportunities Office of EPFL
- College of Humanities of EPFL
- Faculty of Social and Political Sciences of the University of Lausanne
- Interfaculty Platform for Gender Studies (PlaGe) of the University of Lausanne