Engaging with Complexity through Intersectionality: The Gendered Power of Public Spaces
08 June 2021, 2-3 pm CET
Dr Gal Harmat
Gal Harmat holds a PhD in Gender Analysis of Peace Education and Dialogue Encounters from Nitra University (Slovakia) and a MA in Gender and Peacebuilding from the UN-Mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica.
She is the head of the Gender and Peacebuilding Programme, Dept. of Peace and Conflict Studies at the UN University for Peace and professor of conflict transformation, peace education and gender, and co-director of the Social Justice and Peace Education Teachers Training Program, Kibbutzim Teachers College in Tel Aviv. She has also been teaching in the World Peace Academy (University of Basel), the European Peace University (Austria), and the Arts and Social Change College in Israel.
As a Gender and Peacebuilding Specialist, she has extensive experience in training, conflict analysis, dialogue facilitation, capacity building, peace education, research, gender empowerment and gender mainstreaming since 1998 in various countries in Eastern Europe, Africa, and West and Southeast Asia. Her consultancies include intergovernmental organisations (e.g. OSCE, UN Women, UNDP, and the Council of Europe), and various international and regional NGOs (e.g. Non-Violent Peace Force, Friends of the Earth Middle East, Peres Centre for Peace).
Together with the ASPR Gal set up the first international Master Class on 'Intersectional Gender Work and Peacebuilding' and will also offer an Online Master Class on 'Gender, Intersectionality and Peacebuilding' at the ASPR in fall 2021.