Today marks 27 years since the army led by Ratko Mladić began the genocide of & Croat in -Potočari. Survivors & their families are still waiting for justice, safety from violence & reconciliation.

Latest report from Sequoia Capital predicts that the IT market is changing towards more staff cuts. Looks like hiring programmers is going to get cheaper & startups will have a harder time, too.


sequoiacap.com/article/adaptin

"Non CIS people fight two fights in this war" - documentary about ukrainian queers fighting against russian invasion in .

vimeo.com/722541428

A bona fide question: if you no longer worry about the in 🇺🇦 as much as in Feb, what was the thing that made you stop caring? Did something specific happen to make you feel safe now? Are we failing because our collective attention span is short? What is it?

I want to estimate the no. of cases of attacks on & in 🇧🇦, and the scale of attacks on media credibility from politicians. V-Dem only has indicators of attacks on judiciary & media self-censorship. Any ideas on where I can find quant. on this?

24/ Last talk of the conference is a keynote by Biljana Kašić: Epistemic violence vs. gender-based violence at university

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23/ In the final talk before the break Jasminka Hasić Telalović discusses gender equality and academic culture.

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21/ Now Sanja Podunavac-Kuzmanović discusses gender inequality in academia based on the data collected at the University of Novi Sad.

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20/ The first talk of the panel about gender inequality focuses on the obstacles in the job market & education for women in Bosnia and Herzegovina 🇧🇦

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19/ During Q&A now a male academic got up & said that the data collected over several years contradicted his observations at work, claimed that there is full gender equality in higher ed & that women use maternity leave to advance their careers. I wish this were a joke, but nope.

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18/ Nikoleta Đukanović now discusses affirmative action measures for underreprented groups in Montenegro.

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17/ Jasmina Bešlagić: sexual harassment targets the dignity & career opportunities of the victim, institutional policies throughout Europe are still not adequate to handle this threat to students and staff.

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16/ Some revolutionary changes are happening at CEU with anti-harassment policy! From Ana Belén Amils talk:

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15/ Ana Belén Amil: attempts to teach the perpetrators to not harass students and coworkers are not effective, according to data. Education must focus on teaching bystanders and victims how to react.

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14/ Ana Belén Amil: at CEU anything that happens during socializing (bar, dinner, etc.) after academic events (conference, seminar, group meeting) is covered by the university anti-harassment policy ➡️ make this the norm!

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13/ Ana Belén Amil (Gender Equality Officer at Central European University) is now giving a keynote on innovations in anti-harassment policies at European universities.

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12/ Karolina Lendák-Kabók: fixed-term academics experience significantly more abuse at work than tenured professors & also more than students, despite students being junior in academic career path. Work abuse peaks for people aged 36-45, a group with least employment security.

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11/ Karolina Lendák-Kabók: the rise of abuse in academia, including mobbing, sexual harassment & gender based violence was made possible, among others, via adopting neoliberal schemes of competition for academics & students.

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10/ Ana Horvat Vuković in Q&A: possibility to anonymously report abuse (including online) very important, helps prevent further harassment, good indication if cases accumulate even when students are not interrogated.

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