Gender and Diversity Research Network

The university-wide Gender and Diversity Research Network is an inter- and trans-disciplinary academic and political network of scholars. It has the following goals:

  • Make gender and diversity related research and teaching visible at Leuphana
  • Support dialogue and cooperation among academic disciplines at Leuphana University of Lüneburg
  • Step up research and teaching on gender and diversity
  • Improve the gender and diversity sensitive training of students and early career researchers through the pooling of expertise in these areas
  • Network, coordinate and implement inter- and trans-disciplinary research within and beyond Leuphana University of Lüneburg
  • Support and develop networking within and beyond the university
  • Host guest lectures; conceptualise and implement events, conferences, and colloquia for junior academics
  • Introduce issues of gender and diversity to different publics


Current Events

Workshop: Researching Care: Biological, Social and Ecological Reproduction in Times of Crisis
Thursday, 2. November 2023, 10:00am - 5:00pm 

Network Meeting

We will inform you about any upcoming network-meetings here.


LAGEN (Working Group of Institutions for Women’s and Gender Studies in Lower Saxony): The newsletter of LAGEN informs about news of research, events, calls for papers and job advertisements. It can be subscribed here.

FG Gender (Gender Studies Association): Members of FG Gender are publishing news, current job advertisements and calls for papers here.

ATGender(The European Association for Gender Research, Education and Documentation): Subscribe here for the newsletter 


The Gender and Diversity Research Network is also a member of the network "Netzwerk deutschsprachige Diversitätsforschung" (Diversitätsforschung D-A-CH), which provides a regular and interdisciplinary exchange of scientists on the topic of diversity. You can subscribe to the mailing list of the "Netzwerk deutschsprachige Diversitätsforschung" here.



Contact and become a member

Spokespersons of Gender and Diversity Research Network

Dr. Ben Trott (School of Culture and Society)

Prof. Dr. Hannah Trittin-Ulbrich (School of Management and Technology)