International Student Blog

Category: Women

Disappointing Husband


On Wednesday 29th April, Hitomi Tonomura a Professor of Women’s Studies and History from the University of Michigan gave a guest lecture at UiB sponsored by The Department of Foreign Languages and the¬†Centre for Women’s and Gender Research. Her areas of expertise include East-Asian History, pre-modern Japanese History, as well as gender and sexuality. Her…

Women’s Rights, an American Perspective on Norway and a visit to Turkey


Equality and human rights¬†come in all forms, but this week’s blogs will focus on equality of the sexes. As one might suspect, as a female I am aware of and passionate about this topic. And, having returned from a trip to Turkey very recently, this topic is very much on my mind. One thing I…