Fabrizio Borchi


Lecture – Sex during the Cold War: Sex Education in Socialist Poland

The Queer and Feminist Studies Working Group hosts a talk by Professor Agnieszka Kościańska discussing her book “To See a Moose: The History of Polish Sex Education” (New York 2021). The talk will be followed by a discussion moderated by HEC researcher, Marta Chmielewska. In To See a Moose: The History of Polish Sex Education, Koscianska […]

Ursula Hirschmann lecture 2021 – video recording

Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond, the former President of the UK Supreme Court, gave the 2021 Ursula Hirschmann Lecture. The Regulation of Human Reproduction was the crucial and timely topic Lady Hale discussed from judicial, social, ethical and political perspectives. She addressed issues around family planning in diverse settings including surrogacy and sperm donation. […]

Infrastructures of Solidarity. East-South Women’s Alliances During the Cold War, 1960-1989

This Queer and Feminist Studies Working Group event hosts a talk by Professor Kristen R. Ghodsee, University of Pennsylvania followed by comments by EUI PhD Researchers Marta Chmielewska and Minja Bujakovic. The discussion will be chaired by Anna Dobrowolska, Max Weber Fellow (HEC). Women from the state socialist countries in Eastern Europe—what used to be […]

Feminism, Participatory Action Research and Constructivist Grounded Theory Method

10 November 2021, 16.00 CET In the framework of the seminar series “A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Epistemology, Theory and Methods”, the Qualitative and Fieldwork Working Group hosts its third session with a presentation on “Feminism, Participatory Action Research and Constructivist Grounded Theory Method.” This session hosts Giada Bonu, who will give a presentation related to […]

Regulating human reproduction – Ursula Hirschmann Lecture by Brenda Hale on 8 November

8 November 2021, 17.00 CET, Sala Europa and via Zoom.  In the framework of the Ursula Hirschmann Lecture Series, this hybrid event is jointly organised with the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies. Most of the time, when we talk of regulating reproduction, we are talking of regulating women’s reproduction – enforcing chastity, only allowing abortion […]

Angry Homosexuals – Respectable Homophiles. Lecture by Dario Pasquini on 21 October

Thursday, 21st October 2021, 17:00 – 19:00, Sala degli Stemmi – Villa Salviati – Via Bolognese 156 Firenze Italy, hybrid mode This lecture, in the framework of the Queer and Feminist studies lecture series, will consider two early Italian queer magazines, founded between 1971 and 1972: namely FUORI! and Homo. While “FUORI!” was a radical-leftist […]