Gender in Humanitarian aid and women in African natural Resources Booms

10 June, 12:00, Fredsgatan 6

Welcome to the EBA DDB-seminar!

June 10, 12.00-14.00 (lunch from 11.30)

In our series Development Dissertation Briefs (DDB), fledgling PhDs are given the opportunity to summarize their dissertation, focusing on its relevance for Swedish development cooperation.

During this seminar, two development dissertation briefs will be presented. Elisabeth Olivius “Beyond the Buzzwords: Approaches to Gender in Humanitarian Aid” and Anja Tolonen “Women in African Natural Resource Booms”

The seminar will be held in Swedish.


12.00 Introduction Julia Schalk, EBA (lunch from 11:30)

Presentation of the EBA Development Dissertation Briefs: Beyond the Buzzwords: Approaches to Gender in Humanitarian Aid – Elisabeth Olivius

Women in African natural Resources Booms – Anja Tolonen

Discussion: Carolina Wennerholm, Anja Tolonen, Elisabeth Olivius. Moderator: Julia Schalk

13.55 Concluding remarks


Elisabeth Olivius, PhD, 2014, Umeå University

Anja Tolonen, PhD, 2015, Barnard College, Columbia University

Carolina Wennerholm, Senior Policy Specialist, Gender Equaltiy, Sida

Lena Ag, Secretary General, Kvinna till Kvinna

Julia Schalk, member of the EBA