EUI Events

Sex/gender, Sexual Orientation and Bodies: A Conversation with Anne Fausto-Sterling

6 November 2019 at 10:00 – Sala degli Stemmi, Villa Salviati Seminar in the framework of the Ursula Hirschmann Lecture Series jointly organised by the HEC Department and the RSCAS Eminent  biologist of gender and sexuality Anne Fausto-Sterling will give an informal seminar from 10:00-12:00 on Friday 6 November. The seminar is reserved to doctoral […]

Gender/sex Identity is in the body. How did it get there?

Lecture by Anne Fausto-Sterling (Nancy Duke Lewis Professor Emerita of Biology and Gender Studies at Brown University), in the framework of the Ursula Hirschmann Lecture Series 5 November 2019, 17:00-19:00, Theatre, Badia Fiesolana In this lecture, I will explore theoretical and empirical approaches to the development of gender/sex and sexual orientation. Leaving behind the nature […]

The EUI Interdisciplinary Experimental Working Group (ECO/SPS)

24 October 2019, Seminar Room 4, Badia Fiesolana Prof. Eva Anduiza (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona) “Feminism as a cue” In this paper we explore how feminism works as a cue. The #MeToo era is witnessing a rise in the visibility of feminism, feminist arguments and feminist issues, as well as powerful backlash reactions. We use […]

Gender in Law and Courts: Uneasy Encounters?

Friday 8 November 2019 | Villa Salviati, European University Institute, Florence The Department of Law of the European University Institute (EUI) and the PluriCourts Centre on the Legitimacy of the International Judiciary at the University of Oslo (PluriCourts) host a one-day conference on gender and sexualities in international and European laws and courts on 8 November […]

Quale genere di democrazia? Un dialogo sulle diversità

Organized by the EUI Engaged Academics Working Group Thursday 2 May, 17.30-20  – Sala Ketty la Rocca, Le Murate (Progetti Arte Contemporanea) Speakers Daria Campriani, Attivista transgender, collettivo intersexioni Wanna Del Buono, Avvocata, socia fondatrice dell’associazione Artemisia Isabella Mancini, Vicepresidente dell’associazione Nosotras Onlus Alice Troise, Docente di scuola superiore, fondatrice del Gruppo Giovani Glbti* Firenze […]

‘A special friendship’: traces of the queer in sources about girls’ education in the Netherlands Indies, c. 1900-1940

Friday, 22 March at 3:00 PM – Sala degli Stemmi, Villa Salviati Speaker: Kirsten Kamphuis (PhD researcher, EUI, HEC) Abstract: While same-sex desire often functions as a trope in writings about girls’ education, especially in boarding schools, source material produced by adults tends to be silent about this topic. In my own research  project, which focuses […]