Genders in Transition: Masculinities, Affects, Bodies, and Technoscience



We have a coordinated R & D consisting of the subprojects: “El cuerpo y el género dentro del marco epistemológico conceptual del posthumanismo”  (MINECO, 2016-2019, IP: Josep Martí) and “Género y postgéneros: cartografiando significados (para la transformación social)”  (MINECO, 2016-2019, IP: Begonya Enguix) with the participation of Agnès Vayreda, Francesc Núñez, Paco Abril, Krizia Nardini, Elisa Herrera and Erick Gómez.


Our ongoing projects in 2019 are:

– LGBT wellbeing in global contexts PI Dr Shelley Craig (University of Toronto). Name: Queerying resilence: Leveraging information and communication technologies to negotiate gender and sexual minority youth identify and wellbeing within diverse global contexts. Funding Agency:  Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) (Canada). Total budget 2.500.000 Can. Dollars. Period: March 2018- december 2015. MEDUSA participants: PI Spain: Begonya Enguix

– Masculinity, Sex and Popular Culture Network PI John Mercer, Univ. Birmingham. Funding Agency: Arts and Humanities Research Council Research Grants (Great Britain). Period: 2018-2020. MEDUSA participants: PI Spain: Begonya Enguix

– Weaving sovereignty and secessionism: politics, emotions and affections. Institute for Self-Government Studies, Government of Catalonia. IP Dr. Begonya Enguix Grau. Amount: € 30,000. Date: September 1, 2019 – December 15, 2020

– Genders and Postgenders Principal Investigator: Begonya Enguix. Name: Género y Postgéneros: Cartografiando significados (para la transformación social). Funding Agency: Proyecto I+D Programa Estatal de fomento de la investigación científica y técnica de excelencia, subprograma estatal de generación del conocimiento. Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad. Reference: MINECO FEM2016-77963-C2-2-P  Period: 2016-2019  Amount: 30.250 euro. MEDUSA participants: Dr. Elisa Herrera, Dr. Krizia Nardini, Dr. Agnès Vayreda, Dr. Francesc Núñez, Dr. Paco Abril, Dr. Begonya Enguix (PI)

– Uso ético de las redes sociales en el caso de los trastornos de conducta alimentaria. Funding entity/s: FUNDACIÓ VÍCTOR GRÍFOLS I LUCAS. Start-end date: 10/15/2018 – 10/14/2019 Duration: 1 year. MEDUSA participants: PI: Ana M. González Ramos

– Les xarxes socials com a eina de lluita contra les violències de gènere. Funding entity/s: Departament de Governació i Relacions Institucionals de la Generalitat de Catalunya. Start-end date: 08/09/2018 – 07/09/2019 Duration: 1 year. MEDUSA participants: Ana M. González Ramos (PI), Begonya Enguix

– Culture of care. Creating and Strengthening a Supportive Environment for Male Victims of Sexualized Violence. Funded by EU, 2017-19. MEDUSA participants: Dr. Paco Abril

– Capicúa MovLab. Applied research laboratory. Exploring mobilities of people, objects, ideas; Posthuman embodiment and psychogeographic approach. Tracking the potential activism of everyday life (micropolitics) from feminist ethnographic methodologies. (Start date: October 2017 – to date). MEDUSA participants: Dr. Elisa Herrera Altamirano



– Opportunities and risks of digitalization for young people in the area of gender equality! (2017), European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE/2017/OPER/09). Gender expert: Study on ICT to support everyday life, PI: Francisco Lupiáñez. MEDUSA participants: Ana M. González and Begonya Enguix

– Collaborative Narratives PI: Antoni Roig (UOC). Name: Reptes i oportunitats per al disseny i desenvolupament de ficcions col.laboratives inclusives en entorns educatius: Caçadors d’Històries. Funding Agency: Ajuntament de Barcelona; Amount: 6000 euros; Period: 2017 and 2018. MEDUSA participants: Begonya Enguix

– Selfies, Genders and the Digital  PI: Gemma San Cornelio (UOC). Name: Selfie stories y personal data: metodologías hibridas para el análisis de las narrativas visuales en la cultura digital. Funding Agency: Fundación BBVA; Amount: 54000 euro; Period:2015-2017. MEDUSA participants: Begonya Enguix

– Groups of Men for a responsible, active and conscious fatherhood. Analysis of the intervention of the SAH (Service of Attention to Men of the City council of Barcelona). Financed by Barcelona City Council. Main research. 2017-2018. MEDUSA participants: Paco Abril (IP)

– Working time, fatherhood and childhood. How can we promote the implication of the parents in the care and maintain gender equality from company policies? Funded by Ministry of Economy and Enterprise 2015-2018. MEDUSA participants: Paco Abril

– Percepción social de la prostitución de mujeres en Canarias y análisis de la demanda prostitucional. Funding agency: Gobierno de Canarias. PI: Ester Torrado A17120014. Start date: 13/02/2017 Duration: 1 year. MEDUSA participants: Ana M. González

– Addressing gender-related risks and opportunities of digital technologies among youth. Funding agency: European Institute of Gender Equality (EIGE). PI: Francisco Lupiánez. Start date: 01/09/2017 Duration: 1 year. MEDUSA participants: Ana M. González.