18th November
From Metrosexual to Spornosexual – A Permanent, Spectacular Revolution
Mark Simpson (United Kingdon)
19th November
10.00 – 10.30
Welcome and Introduction
Antonio Garcia Acero (Deputy Executive Officer for Equality and Citizenship of the Barcelona Provincial Council)
Marta Aymerich (Vice President of Strategic Planning and Research UOC)
Begonya Enguix (Studies on Arts and Humanities / UOC- Mediacions / IN3)
Paco Abril (Homes Igualitaris – AHIGE, University of Girona and UOC)
10.30 – 11.30
Presentation (Opening Keynote)
Hegemonic Masculinity and the possibility of change in gender relations
Claire Duncanson (University of Edinburgh)
11.30 – 12.00
Coffee break
12.00 – 14.00

Men and Gender Politics

The Role of Men in Gender Equality – European Insights and Strategies
Elli Scambor (Institute Men and Gender Issues, Graz, Austria)

From Women Policies to Gender Mainstreaming in Sant Boi de Llobregat (Barcelona)
Sònia Guerra López (Sant Boi de Llobregat City Council)
Nicolás Cabezas (Group of Men for Equality of Sant Boi de Llobregat)

Profeminist Masculinity Politics in Transnational Networks: Current Questions and Challenges
Krizia Nardini (Grassroot Networks, Barcelona)

Can be men actors in change?
Stefano Ciccone (Maschile Plurale, Roma Tor Vergata University)

14.00 – 15.30
Lunch Break
15.30 – 17.30

Men and Representations

Alternative Masculinities for a Changing World: (U.S.) Literary Representations
Angels Carabí / Teresa Requena-Pelegrí (University of Barcelona)

Masculinities, social changes and representation in mass culture
Ivan Sambade (Chair of Gender Studies, UVA, Palencia)

Virtual masculinities: gender and politics embodiment
Erick Gómez (UOC, Barcelona)

Mainstream Male Anal(ity)
Mark Simpson (United Kingdon)

17.30 – 18.00
20th November
9.30 – 12.00

Men and Care

Negotiating gender roles in family life: the caring father and the work-family balance in dual-earner couples with young children
Vanessa Cunha (University of Lisbon, ICS-ULisboa)

Emerging Paternities
Paco Abril (Homes Igualitaris – AHIGE, University of Girona and UOC)

Anticipating and experincing fatherhood: the transition to parenthood in the italian fatherhood regime
Manuela Naldini (University of Turin)

Platform for Equal and Non-transferable permits: Working to raise awareness and political change
Teresa Jurado Guerrero (UNED, Madrid)

Paternity and public policy initiatives. The incorporation of men to care through the experience of parenthood: proposals from Euskadi
Ritxar Bacete González (Researcher at the Community and Family Policy Department of Employment and Social Policy of the Basque Government)

12.00 – 12.30
Coffee break
12.30 – 13.30
Moving Men, Changing Men, Othering Men: Reflections on and beyond Politics, Representation and Care
Jeff Hearn (Universidad de Örebro, Suecia; Universidad de Huddersfield, Reino Unido; y Hanken School of Economics, Finlandia)
13.30 – 14.00
Discussion and closing words