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Anna Cabo I Cardona Director of the Francesca Bonnemaison Centre, Barcelona, Spain Linda Lund Pederson PhD Student, Gender Institute, London School of Economics, United Kingdom Sara Goodman Researcher and Lecturer, Gender Studies, Lund University, Sweden Andrea Peto˝ Associate Professor at the Department of Gender Studies at the Central European University, Budapest, Hungary Daniela Gronold Researcher, University of Klagenfurt, Austria Executive Editor: Edyta Just Affiliated Researcher and Project Leader, Utrecht University, The Netherlands Notes: Quirijn Backx Project Manager, EU Liaison Office, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Introduction Berteke Waaldijk, the chair of the Subject Area Group, presented the draft of the Gender Studies Tuning Brochure that all members of the Validation Committee had received, situating it within the European context of the Bologna Process, the rapid development and consolidation of Gender Studies in different institutional contexts, the increased interaction between stakeholders in civil society and academic teaching and research. Edyta Just, the Executive Editor, addressed the main ideas behind the Tuning process and explained that process and requirements.

General Comments The Validation Panel Members congratulated and complemented the Subject Area Group in Gender Studies on the preparation of the Gender Studies Tuning Brochure. The brochure was judged to be an innovative, important and valuable tool for students, postgraduates and academics in the field of Gender Studies, but also in other fields, together with activists and stakeholders engaged in and concerned with gender issues. The hard work behind the creation of the document was appreciated 142

Gender Studies Tuning Brochure  

Tuning Educational Structures in Europe The name Tuning was chosen for the project to refl ect the idea that universities do not look for u...

Gender Studies Tuning Brochure  

Tuning Educational Structures in Europe The name Tuning was chosen for the project to refl ect the idea that universities do not look for u...

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