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Virtual workshop: Gendering Representative Institutions: Actors, Inner Lives, and Political Struggles’
Time: March 12th 2021, 11:00-12:30 (EET)

Please registerby March 10th, to receive the ZOOM details of the meeting.
The third of EUGenDem workshop sessions on Gender, democracy and polarised politics in Europe is entitled ‘Gendering Representative Institutions: Actors, Inner Lives, and Political Struggles’ and will take place on 12 March 2021.

The workshop addresses questions of intersectional and gendered representation in parliaments. Josefina Erikson speaks about whether age impacts MPs differently and which negative gendered patterns occur for young women compared to other age/gender groups. For the European Parliament, Eva-Maria Euchner and Elena Frech examine the effect of national quotas in supranational European Parliament elections and discusses how the design of quotas influences parliamentary activity.

Chairs: Cherry Miller (Tampere University, Finland)


Cecilia Josefsson (Uppsala University, Sweden): The toxic reality for young female MPs: On the intersection between gender and being young in the Swedish Parliament (co-authoring with Josefina Erikson, Uppsala University, Sweden)

Eva-Maria Euchner (Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany) & Elena Frech (University of Konstanz, Germany): Gender Quotas in the elections to the European Parliament: design, pattern and consequences

In case of questions about the workshop, you can contact Barbara Gaweda (barbara.gaweda@tuni.fi).
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12.03.2021 11:00-12:30
, Finland