Þóra Kristín Þórsdóttir

Presentations

2016

“Some good practices in Iceland”: Report prepared for the project “Gender Equality in the Workforce: Reconciling work, private and family life in Greek Industries” (Greece, 2016)

 

2013

“Gender Division of Labour : Home and work in Boom, Recession and Recovery,” (Kynbundin verkskipting: Heimili og vinna í útrás, kreppu og endurreisn) presented at the Ministry’s of Welfare Conference on Equality, November 1 2013.

“Gender division of labour in Iceland” (“Kynbundin verkskipting á Íslandi), presented at an open symposium on family-work balance at KEA Hotel, Akureyri, April 12 2013.

 

2012

“Recession and recovery in the labour market: The gender gap” (“Kreppa og endurreisn á vinnumarkaði: Staða kynjanna,”). Presented at the University of Iceland annual social science conference, October 26 2012.

“The Polar Opposite: Gender Equality in Iceland,” presented at the symposium “Are women bearing the brunt of the recession?”, National Women’s Council of Ireland, Dublin, October 8 2012.

“He-cession and He-covery? Gender and the Icelandic labour market after the financial collapse,” presented at Trust and Social Change, the 26th Conference of the Nordic Sociological Assocation, Reykjavik, August 2012.

“Housework: Difference between a boom and a recession.” Presented at the 2012 IAFFE annual conference, Barcelona, June 27-29 2012.

“Women, men and the Icelandic labour market in recession and recovery”. Presented at the international conference “Women, Gender and Economic Crisis” at the University of Iceland, April 2012.

 

2011

“Work in Recession: The Icelandic Case”. Lecture presented at the international conference “Women, Gender and Economic Crises“ at Panteion University, Athens, December 2011.

“Parental leave, policies and practices“ (with Guðný Björk Eydal and Kolbeinn Stefansson). Lecture presented at the conference „Joint Nordic Conference on Welfare and professionalism in Turbulent Times“. Reykjavik, August 2011.

“Kyn, vinna og heimilislíf fyrir og eftir bankahrun” [Gender, Work and Family Life Before and after the Banking Crisis], co-written with Kolbeinn Stefánsson. Prestented at Jafnréttisþing, a bi-annual conference on gender equality hosted by the Ministry of Welfare, February 2011.

“Gender and road improvement”  [Kynferði og samgöngubætur], co-written with Kjartan Ólafsson, paper presented at a conference about the tunnel project in Ólafsfjörður,  January, 2011.

 

2010

“Við lítinn vog, í litlum bæ: Verkaskipting kynjanna fyrir og eftir bankahrun” [The Gendered Division of Labour Before and After the Banking Crisis], co-written with Kolbeinn Stefánsson. Presented on November 18th at a Center for Women’s and Gender Research seminar, November 2010.

“Ánægja með fjölskyldulíf í kjölfar bankahruns” [Satisfaction with family life in the  wake of the banking crisis] cowritten with Kolbeinn Stefansson. Presented at the University of Iceland Annual Social Sciences Conference, October 2010.

Publications

2013

“Gender (in)equality in recession and recovery: the case of Iceland” in Women and Austerity. Jill Rubery and Maria Karamessini (eds.). London: Routledge, 2013.

 

2012

The Workload of Icelandic Families, Before and After the Banking Crisis. A report. (Vinnuálag á íslenskar fjölskyldur, fyrir og eftir fjármálahrun). (with Kolbeinn Stefánsson) Reykjavik: The Ministry of Welfare, 2012.

“Work and family life before and after the financial collapse” (“Vinna og heimilislíf fyrir og eftir bankahrun”) in Þróun lífskjara og velferdar á Islandi 1988-2008 [Quality of Life and Wellbeing in Iceland: Developments 1988-2008]. Guðný Björk Eydal and Stefán Ólafsson (eds.). Reykjavik: University of Iceland Press, 2012.

 

2010

“Gender and road improvement”  (Kynferði og samgöngubætur), co-written with Kjartan Ólafsson. Chapter 13 in Fjallabyggð fyrir Héðinsfjarðargöng (Fjallabyggd before the tunnel), Þóroddur Bjarnason and Kolbeinn Stefánsson (Eds.), published in December 2010.

“Satisfaction with family life before and after the collapse,” co-written with Kolbeinn Stefansson, in Research in Social Sciences XI (Rannsóknir í félagsvísindum XI), Reykjavik (2010): Social Sciences Research Institute.

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