Examples of our work

Here are some selected highlights from the Starfish Collective’s work so far:

TRAININGS AND EVENTS

Online and physical workshops and seminars for organisations such as:

International: the EU body Climate KIC, the UN Environmental Program (UNEP), the international networks MenEngage and WECF, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pawprint

Universities: University of Copenhagen, Gothenburg University, Uppsala University, Chalmers University of Technology

National (Sweden): the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency SIDA, Studiefrämjandet, The Swedish Green Party’s student association Green Students, Vardagens civilkurage

Local and regional (Sweden): the region of Örebro, the county administrative boards of Östergötland and Kalmar

“Folk high schools” (folkhögskolor, Sweden): The Red Cross, Holma, Eskilstuna, Färnebo

Collaboration on the distance course Feminism <3 miljökamp = sant (Feminism <3 environmental struggle = True) with Färnebo “folk high school”, spring 2022

MATERIALS

Men in the Climate Crisis (2020) with the organisation MÄN/Men for gender equality

Normkollen (Norm Check) (2021) with the project Gendered sustainability at KTH Royal Institute of Technology

The comic book Maskulinitet, Genus och Klimaträttvisa (Masculinity, Gender and Climate Justice) (2021) with Friends of the Earth Sweden

INTERVIEWS AND POPULAR SCIENCE ARTICLES

Vidar Vetterfalk on the podcast Forest of Thought: What do men long for?

Paul Pulé and Martin Hultman on the podcast Sustainable Masculinities: From Ecomodern Breadwinners to Ecological Masculinities and Will Arnold Schwarzenegger Save the Planet?

Paul Pulé and Abigail Sykes in the Deep Times Journal: Transforming Destructive Masculinities Norms through the Work That Reconnects

Paul Pulé in the Deep Times Journal: This Critical Moment: A Case Study in Education for Change

Abigail Sykes interviewed in the Deep Times Journal (also available in an audio version)

Tomas Agnemo in Cirkeln: När samtalet har huvudrollen

Jens Malmström in Sydsvenskan: Han vill få män att prata om maskulinitet och miljö

BOOKS

Ecological masculinities (2018) by Martin Hultman and Paul M Pulé (available in Portugese here)

Men, Masculinities and Earth (2021) by Paul M Pulé and Martin Hultman (eds.)

SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES

‘When Gender Equality and Earth Care Meet: Ecological masculinities in practice’ by Robin Hedenqvist, Paul M. Pulé, Martin Hultman, and Vidar Vetterfalk, in Magnusdottir and Kronsell, eds. (2021) Gender, Intersectionality and Climate Institutions in Industrialised States