Julia Korbik is an editor at The European. Born in Germany’s industrial heartland, she studied European Studies, Communication and Journalism in France and Germany – and was irritated by reading list which only contained male authors. Korbik worked for NDR radio, the multilingual European online magazines Cafebabel.com and The Euros as well as for the “Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung” (WAZ). Her first book “Stand Up. Feminismus für Anfänger und Fortgeschrittene” (engl. “Stand Up. Feminism for Beginners and Advanced Learners”) was published at Rogner & Bernhard’s in 2014.
Charity Scribner is the author of After the Red Army Faction: Gender, Culture, and Militancy (Columbia UP, 2014). She is an associate professor of comparative literature at the City University of New York.
Kelly Oliver is W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of over one hundred articles and twenty books, including the forthcoming Hunting Girls; Earth and World: Philosophy After the Apollo Missions; and Technologies of Life and Death: From Cloning to Capital Punishment.
The battle of the sexes is the fiercest debate of our time, but to what end should it lead?
The nature-versus-nurture debate cuts straight through contemporary discourses on gender and gender roles. But it’s based on a misunderstanding of how the world works.
Even when the economic development of a country is taken into account, some nations seem far more generous in their charitable giving than others. What factors explain these national variations?
Women’s equality is directly linked to Europe’s overall well-being. Only by overcoming gender inequality can we truly lay the foundations for the continent’s future.
Social freezing does not empower women, it postpones the question of family and gender equality.
Jessica Erickson is the founder of the Berlin Geekettes, a group of female tech entrepreneurs in Berlin. She talked to Julia Korbik about gender stereotypes, grassroots collaboration, and the importance of a good mentor.