EUI Events

Out in the outskirts: LGBTQ+ lives beyond metropoles

Time: 22 March 2022, 14:00 – 19:00 CET Place: Teatro, Badia Fiesolana The EUI Queer and Feminist Studies Working Group is organising a round-table session to present and discuss recent research on the experience of non-metropolitan LGBTQ+ communities. Given that in the last decades LGBTQ+ history research has consistently focused on big cities such as Budapest, London and New York, […]

Lecture: Rethinking persecution as a category of analysis. Lesbians in Nazi Germany

Time: 14 March 2022, 17:00 – 19:00 CET Place: Sala degli Stemmi, Villa Salviati In this lecture, Samuel C. Huneke discusses the idea of persecution in Nazi Germany. Persecution seems like a simple idea. After all, it is a potent way for marginalised groups to demand rights, protection, and inclusion. But the stark moral binary […]

Lecture: Women and men can never have equal career opportunities until they share equal caregiving responsibilities

The Department of History and Civilisation hosts the lecture “Women and men can never have equal career opportunities until they share equal caregiving responsibilities” by Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter (New America, and Princeton University). The only way to complete the gender revolution that has been taking place for the past six decades, at least in some […]

Talk: A Camera of her Own: Elisa Zonaro

Date: Monday, 07 March 2022 Time: 17:00 to 19:00 Place: Villa Salviati, Sala del Consiglio In this working group event, Alev Berberoğlu discusses Elisa Zonaro, an Italian professional photographer in the nineteenth-century Ottoman capital. Elisa Zonaro (1863-1946) was an Italian professional photographer active in the late nineteenth-century Ottoman capital during the reign of Sultan Abdülhamid […]

Visual and material history of sexualisation – session on 28 February 2022

Date and time: 28 February 2022, 17:30 – 18:30 CET Place: Refectory, Badia Fiesolana (and in zoom) The Visual and Material History Working Group and the Queer and Feminist Studies Interdisciplinary Working Group host a joint session at the crossroads of gender history and material culture. This workshop aims to conduct a reflection on how […]