Interview of Jeff Hearn by Mona Livholts in the RAW Dialogue Chair 16 September 2015
Professor Jeff Hearn has been at the forefront of research on men and masculinities, and has published extensively on sociology, social policy, gender, sexuality, violence, organisations, management, and cultural studies. His current research focuses on men, gender relations, organising and transnational patriarchies, along with violation and memory work. He is professor at Hanken School of Economics (Finland), University of Örebro (Sweden) and University of Huddersfield (UK). He is the co-editor of NORMA: International Journal for Masculinity Studies [http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/rnor20#.VpT7kFK3Qkw], and recently published Men of the World (Sage, 2015) [https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/men-of-the-world/book236923] and co-edited the special issue of NORMA, ‘Men, masculinities and young people: North-South dialogues’ [http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rnor20/10/2].
The interview was conducted with Associate Professor Mona Livholts, Linköping University (Sweden) on16 September 2015 in Norrköping, Sweden, as a RAW Dialogue Chair, which constitutes a stage, a space, to enter into conversations about ‘writing’ as an intellectual practice that shapes and re-shapes knowledge. RAW, The Network for Reflexive Academic Writing Methodologies, was founded in 2008 by Livholts. It is an international interdisciplinary research network, which constitutes a meeting place for researchers, teachers and academic professionals interested in all forms of writing methodologies.