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Gender norms, sexual harassment, and the labour market

Add to calendar 2024-05-17 09:00 2024-05-17 18:30 Europe/Rome Gender norms, sexual harassment, and the labour market Seminar Room 2 Badia Fiesolana YYYY-MM-DD


17 May 2024

9:00 - 18:30 CEST


Seminar Room 2

Badia Fiesolana

Workshop co-organised by the European University Institute, King’s College London, Aarhus University, University of Amsterdam, and sponsored by the Circle U Consortium.

The workshop aims to bring together scholars working on gender norms, and gender-based violence in connection with the labour market, broadly conceived. This workshop seeks to discuss the new insights in the existing literature by considering the challenges encountered when studying gender norms in the labour market, including capturing them in both experimental and observational designs. It also aims to provide a forum for scholars to share their research and create a network of scholars dedicated to exploring the knowledge in this domain.


9:00 - 9:30 | Coffee and Registration

9:30 - 9:40 | Welcome by organisers (Sevinc Bermek and Elias Dinas)

9:40 - 10:30 | Session 1: Presentation by Pauline Grosjean (UNSW) "Masculinity Norms: International Evidence and Implications for Economics, Health, and Politics" (with Victoria Baranov, Ralph de Haas, and Ieda Matavelli) 

10:30 - 11:20 | Session 2: Presentation by Konstantinos Matakos (KCL) Victim-blaming Norms and Violence Against Women: Morality or Correcting Misperceptions Drive Policy and Behavior Change? (with Sevinc Bermek and Asli Unan)

11: 20 - 11:40 | Coffee break

11: 40 - 12:30 | Session 3: Presentation by Kristiina Huttunen (Aalto University) The Economic Costs of Rape (with Abi Adams, Emily Nix and Ning Zhang)

12:30 - 14:00 | Lunch at EUI Canteen, Badia Fiesolana

14:00 - 14:50 | Session 4: Presentation by Paola Profeta (Bocconi) The Bystander Issue: Why Do We Take The Harassers’ Side? (with Caroline COLY, Almudena SEVILLA, Margaux SUTEAU)

14:50 - 15:15 | Coffee break

15:15 - 16:10 | Session 5: Presentation by Sonia Bhalotra (Warwick) The unintended impacts of legislating to protect women from workplace harassment (with Medha Chatterjee, Kanika Mahajan, and Daksh Walia)

16:10 – 16:30 | Break 

16:30 - 17:20 | Session 6: Presentation by Massimo Pulejo (U Milan) Attacking Women or their Policies? Understanding Violence Against Women in Politics" (with Gemma Dipoppa and Gianmarco Daniele)

17:20 - 18:10 | Session 7: Presentation by Elias Dinas (EUI) The Intrusion of Value Change: Mass Media and the Normalization of Contested Issues " (with Nerea Gándara-Guerra)

This event is open to all who are interested, but please be aware that seating and coffee vouchers are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Scientific Organiser(s):

Prof. Elias Dinas (EUI)

Diana Roxana Galos (Aarhus University)

Sevinç Bermek (King's College London)

Konstantinos Matakos (King's College London)


Pia Dittmar

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