The Visiting Professorship
The Ministry of Education, Science, Continuing Education, and Culture in Rhineland-Palatinate funds and has been promoting an international and interdisciplinary visiting professorship for women and gender research since 2001/2002.
The visiting professorship rotates among the state’s higher education institutions each semester. The goal of the visiting professorship is to start an international trend in Rhineland-Palatinate women and gender research and, through that, to strengthen the university’s reputation in this future-oriented field.
The eponymous Klara Marie Faßbinder was born in Trier in 1890 and was one of the most important activists of the German women’s and peace movements.
Current Visiting Professorship
Dr. Ulrike Spangenberg is the visiting Klara Marie Faßbinder professor at the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer for the summer semester 2019.
She will be giving a presentation on Tax and Gender Fairness Demands from Europe (Steuern und Geschlechtergerechtigkeit (An)Forderungen aus Europa") on Monday, June 24th, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the University of Speyer’s Auditorium Maximum.