Uladzimir Valodzin

Functional Family Law – a presentation by Antonio Vercellone on 27 October 2021

Functional Family Law The Challenges of the Legal System Before Family Pluralism Antonio Vercellone (Bocconi University) Wednesday 27th October, 17.00 (CEST), Hybrid (Sala del Camino, Villa Salviati / Zoom)  The Queer and Feminist Studies Working Group is delighted to announce the presentation of Antonio Vercellone. His presentation will focus on how people, from the bottom […]

An informal presentation of the Queer and Feminist Studies Interdisciplinary Working Group

22 September 2021, 19:00, Fiasco Social Club (open air) The queer and feminist studies working group organizes events that engage with queer-feminist research and activism. We reach out to audiences across the European University Institute and beyond. The working group is a joint enterprise of several HEC (and, previously, LAW) researchers. Wishing to keep our […]

We Have not Lived in Vain, a documentary of Bart Staszewski and Nick Antipov on LGBT/queer participation in 2020 Belarusian protests

Monday, 27th September 2021, 17:00 (CEST), Sala del Capitolo, Badia Fiesolana In August 2020, large-scale protests erupted in Belarus against the dictatorship of Aliaksandr Lukashenka (in power since 1994). Grievances of protesters were multiple: some were dissatisfied with economic stagnation, others with mishandling of coronavirus crisis and misinformation on it; some were protesting against nuclear […]

An interview with EUI researcher Kamil Karczewski on Queer Lives in Interwar Poland

Kamil Karczewski, a PhD researcher at the EUI’s Deparment of History and Civilisation, gave an interview on the topic of his thesis – and on the current state of queer affairs in Poland. “What may be less known to many, both inside and outside the country, is that Poland was the first country in Europe […]

Queer Celebrations – on Radio Cavolo

To mark LBGT+ Pride Month Uladzimir Valodzin, Federica Signoriello and Benno Gammerl got together at Radio Cavolo to have a conversation about queer history and also the present-day situation. They talked about Benno’s recent book on the emotions of gays and lesbians in West Germany since the 1950s, about queer trajectories in non-Western countries and […]