EUI Events

Collective Coping Strategies of Sex Worker Transgender Women in Urban Turkey

Wednesday, 27 February at 3:00 PM – Sala del Capitolo, Badia Fiesolana Speaker: Ezgi Guler (PhD researcher, EUI, SPS) Abstract: Violence, discrimination, and financial insecurity are the problems sex workers struggle with globally. Particularly, the least protected members of our societies, such as transgender sex workers, are targeted with these threats disproportionately. Research has consistently […]

Decriminalizing and Policing Homosexuals: Homophobia in Interwar Warsaw

Friday 25 January 2019, 3:00 PM – Seminar Room 1, Badia Fiesolana Speaker: Kamil Karczewski (EUI Researcher, HEC) Abstract: The new Polish penal code of 1932 decriminalized same-sex relations, opening new possibilities for homosexuals, especially in the upper echelons of society. At the same time, however, the criminalization of same-sex prostitution (both male and female) […]

Unspeakable Gender? The Story International Human Rights Law Is (Not) Telling about Medical Sexing Interventions upon Intersex Children

Wednesday 5 December at 3:00 PM – Sala del Torrino, Villa Salviati Speaker: Giovanna Gilleri (EUI Researcher, Department of Law) Chair: Martin Christensen (EUI Researcher, Department of Law, Coordinator of the International Law Working Group) Abstract   Over the last few years, many international institutions have called upon states to stop medical sexing interventions upon intersex children, also […]

A Micro-historical Analysis of the Pathologisation of Homosexuality in Fascist Italy: the Case of G.

Wednesday 21 November at 5:00 PM – Sala del Camino, Villa Salviati Speaker: Gabriella Romano (PhD researcher, Birkbeck College, the University of London) The presentation focuses on The Pathologisation of Homosexuality in Fascist Italy: The Case of ‘G’, to be published in open access in January 2019. November 1928. A man is interned in the Collegno […]

Post Gender Queer Ethics

12 November 2018 – from 4 to 6 pm, Sala del Capitolo (Badia Fiesolana) Speaker: Lucy Nicholas (University of Swinburne) Recent years have seen huge shifts in the way academics apply gender and queer theory, as well as the way people speak about femininity and masculinity in everyday life. Where exactly are we in the […]

From Gendering Management to Managing Gender – The Complex Trajectory of an Instrument of Power.

22 November 2018 – Ursula Hirschmann Lecture Series, from 4 to 6 pm, in sala del Consiglio (Villa Salviati), with Marie-Laure Salles-Djelic (Scences-Po, Paris) The twentieth century can arguably be dubbed the century of management. As management ideas spread and project efficiency, neutrality and universality, they turn into a powerful and (nearly) taken-for-granted “regime of truth”. But management […]