Giselinde Kuipers: Beauty in Comparative Perspective: Male and Female Beauty Standards in France, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland and the UK


Monday, March 27, 2017, 4:15pm to 6:00pm


Center for European Studies (CES) 27 Kirkland Street, Hoffman Room

Seminar on Exclusion and Inclusion in Europe presentation by Giselinde Kuipers – Professor of Sociology, University of Amsterdam

Co-sponsored by the Culture and Social Analysis Workshop.

In 2010, Giselinde Kuipers started a new 5-year research project called "Towards a comparative sociology of beauty: The transnational modeling industry and the social shaping of beauty standards in six European countries", which was funded with an Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). In this presentation she will present and discuss what she learned. For more information, see

With the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States.

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