Critical Masculinity – Keynote, Panel & Workshop

UniCredit Bank Austria / HypoVereinsbank

I. Keynote Speech (in English language) by Christoph May Detox Masculinity Institute

II. Panel discussion with Susanna Knobloch UCBAs Women‘s Network, Gertraud Klemm Writer, Philippe Leeb Poika, Association for gender sensitive boy work and Christoph May Detox Masculinity Institute

III. Critical Masculinity – The Dropout-Program For Onboarding Men: Workshop with Christoph May at the UniCredit Center Am Kaiserwasser Vienna

„Dear colleagues, Act like a man… Man up! Always be tough, be in control… Never show fear, never show uncertainty. Be a wage earner not a caregiver… Are there any men in our society that have never heard any of this? We know that hardened concepts of masculinity and the socialization of men is one of the factors contributing to higher rates of suicide, depression, health issues and violence in male populations.So for all the men still learning and growing and for gender equality, diversity and inclusion to become a reality in our world and organizations, we have to understand how the definition of masculinity impacts men’s and women’s lives, work and organizations. We would like to invite you on 17 November 2021 to join our online-event „Story of Masculinity – Changing the Male Culture Narrative – How it Affects Gender Equality“ as well as to participate in the workshop that will follow it: „Critical Masculinity – The Dropout-Program For Onboarding Men“.

Story of Masculinity – Changing the Male Culture Narrative – How it Affects Gender Equality

In his keynote speech (in English language) reasearcher on masculinity Christoph May will show how men and women could question their predefined roles and engage to foster gender equality. This will be followed by a panel discussion (in German language). Participants of the panel discussion: Susanna Knobloch (UCBAs Women‘s Network) | Gertraud Klemm (Writer) | Philippe Leeb (Poika, Association for gender sensitive boy work) | Christoph May (Detox Masculinity Institute)The streaming link will be emailed to you shortly before the event, registration is not required.

Online-Event | 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Critical Masculinity – The Dropout-Program For Onboarding Men

The subsequent workshop with Christoph May at the UniCredit Center Am Kaiserwasser will deal with the following questions: How can we talk critically about masculinity? Which privileges do men enjoy only because they are men? Why is structural inequality in politics, in economy, in culture and in the media for men so often a blind spot?If you are interested to join the seminar, please let us know by writing an email to learning_development@unicreditgroup.at. We ask you to register as soon as possible, as the number of participants is limited.

Workshop | 2:00 to 5.30 p.m.

Christoph May is reasearcher on masculinity, consultant and lecturer.Together with the writer Stephanie May, he founded the Men’s Studies Institute in 2016. He gives seminars on Male Monocultures, Male Fantasies and Critical Masculinity. In parallel he operates three facebook groups: Detox Masculinity, Male Fantasies and Male Monocultures.

We look forward to your participation,Your People & Culture Team“

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