Network of networks / Research and Education

Helena González Fernández

Member since 17.02.2017



Presentation of research activity or teaching

ADHUC–Centre de Recerca Teoria, Gènere, Sexualitat was founded in 2016, following the resolution of the Consell de Govern of the Universitat de Barcelona of June 16. Helena González Fernández is the Director, appointed by the Rector, and Josefina Goberna Tricas is the Secretary.
Its main objective is to promote research on the theorization, practices and cultural representations of gender and sexual diversity in the fields of literature, cinema, the arts, philosophical thought, history and health, from Antiquity to the 21st century. The core of its research is the GRC Creació i pensament de les dones (CiPD), officially recognized in the announcements: SGR2005/00246 (2005-2008), SGR2009/647 (2009-2013) and 2014 SGR 44 (2014-2017). This GRC consists of three Universitat de Barcelona research groups with a long and highly productive trajectory in relation to the number and importance of their scientific activities, distribution and capacity since 1990: the Centre Dona i Literatura-Gènere, sexualitats i crítica de la cultura, the Seminari Filosofia i Gènere, and Tàcita Muta-Grup d’Estudis de Dones i Gènere a l’Antiguitat.

Working themes

Civil and political rights
Health / Emotional and sexual life
Types of Violence

Geographical sphere of activity


Populations targeted by research

Centre ADHUC - Teoria, Gènere, Sexualitat

Specific years of work experience in gender equality


Project on gender equality and women's rights

Head office of the UNESCO Chair Women, Development, and Cultures, from January 2004, together with the University of Vic.
Editor of the Lectora: revista de dones i textualitat / Journal of Women & Textuality.
Editor of the series Mujeres y culturas, published by Icaria in Barcelona.
Editor of the international journal Expressions maghrébines, published with the support of the Florida State University.
Main group of the Thematic Network Women and Cultures, from the Pla de Recerca de la Generalitat de Catalunya (January 1998-December 2004).


Address : Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585, Barcelona, 08007 ,Spain
Telephone : 934035655
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They are registered on the platform of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation

Hiwar Center for youth and women's empowerment
Alternative Movement for Individual Freedoms M.A.L.I.
Arij Khamis Al Zawi
Centre des femmes arabes de formation et de recherche (CAWTAR)
Bidaya Association
Journalists Without Borders (JWB)
Life  Foundation for Development and Social Reintegration (LFDCI)
Femmes pour le Dire, Femmes pour Agir (FDFA)
Nisreen Alami
European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed)
Al-Bait Assamed Association Society
Elkhir Women's Association
Center of Women'  s Studies and Policies (CWSP)
Adina Mocanu
Femmes Informations Juridiques Internationales Rhône-Alpes (FIJI-RA)
Université d'  Alger III
Legal Association for Family Assistance and Human Rights
Association Beity
Valencia University
Daem for Media
Association Neama for Development
Life Foundation for Development and Community Integration
The Libyan Network to Support and Empower Women
Mafraq Youth Gathering for Civil Society Development
Rede Portuguesa de Jovens para a Igualdade de Oportunidades entre Mulheres e Homens
Al Marsa for culture and creativity
Abou Fadhl Mohamad Bahlouli
Association Voix d'Ève (AVE)
iJMA3, The Arab ICT Organization
Sarab Center for Culture and Community Arts
Youth and Development Consultancy Institute (Etijah)
Gender Alternatives Foundation (GAF)
Nansen Dialogue Montenegro
Hassène Kassar
MSA University

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