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Career Chances of Women in Nanosciences in European Universities – Conditions for International Diversity

Career Chances of Women in Nanosciences in European Universities – Conditions for International Diversity

This video was recorded at ''WomenInNano'' Winter School. The lecture will place two different questions in the centre: * What are the reasons for gender inequality in relation to the chances to become a University professor in Nanosciences? * How can cross-national differences with respect to the share of women in University career positions in this field be explained? The paper combines a cultural and an institutional perspective. It is argued that institutions like the University are based on, and reproduce, expectations towards the behaviour of individuals. In many European Universities, particularly also in Western Europe, the traditional expectations in relation to the main qualifications and the behaviour of an University professor were traditionally mainly also based on two cultural... Show More
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