Student representative council of Gender Studies

Gender Studies students are represented by the student representative committee. The student representatives also serve as advisors to the governing body/executive board of the Marie Jahoda Center for International Gender Studies, and in their own blog they provide details of the latest news on studying at RUB.


  • uzette Kahlert: Key subjects – An Introduction to Fat Studies (SS 2018)
  • Simon Graf: Masculinity as a Symbolic Power and Common Practice (WS 2017/18)
  • Katharina Hajek: Family duel. Contemporary Conflicts Concerning Family, Reproductive Work and Gender in Politics and Society (SS 2017)
  • Nadine Dannenberg: Sex Sells?! – An Introduction to Asexuality Studies (WS 2016/17)
  • Tatiana Prorokova: “It’s Mercy, Compassion, and Forgiveness I Lack. Not Rationality”: Deconstructing Female Masculinity in Film (SS 2016)
  • Katrin Ottensmann: Inclusion as a Social Paradigm Shift (WS 2014/15)
  • Anna Ostrowski: Physical_ness between Norms and Alternatives (SS 2014)
  • Christine Buchwald: Gender Dimensions in War (winter semester 2013/14)
  • Annette Raczuhn: Transgender and the (Re)Establishment of Cultural Intelligibility (SS 2013)
  • Kim Siekierski, Helena Patané: Body, Eating Disorders and Gender (WS 2012/13)
  • Marcel Wrzesinski: Introduction to the “Queer Theory” (WS 2012/13)
  • Mithu Sanyal: Cultural History of the Female Genitals (winter semester 2011/12)
  • Barbara Umrath: Women’s Movements and Feminist Critical Theory (SS 2011)
  • Ulrike Klöppel: Gender by Design? The Relationship between Intersex Medical Science and Gender Studies (SS 2011)
  • Maja Figge: Whiteness in the German Cinema after 1945 (WS 2010/2011)
  • Heinz-Jürgen Voß: Poststructuralist Theories and their Practical Application in the Research of Gender and Queer Studies: Construction, Deconstruction, Discourse, Intersectionality (WS 2010/2011)
  • Tobias Krüger: Masculinity in Modern Times (SS 2010)
  • Heinz-Jürgen Voß: Biology of Gender – and its Social Production (SS 2010)

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Maximiliane Brand, M.A.
Academic Advisor Gender Studies
GD E1 Room 337
Phone: +49 (0)23432-26646