EUI Events

Under the radar: female scholarship in political economy

Despite considerable innovations, current debates in comparative political economy and international political economy still revolve around traditional topics of political economy. Implicitly or explicitly, they convey a male view of the world. To address this, Professor Waltraud Schelke and Professor Dorothee Bohle emphasised the need to make women’s contributions more visible, to pay systematic attention to issues of gender […]

Finding (and Losing) Lydia

Lecture by Julia Laite (Birkbeck, University of London) on 5 October, 11.15 CEST Please register on the event’s website What can one woman’s short life tell us about intimacy and mobility in the early twentieth century world? Sexually ‘deviant’, mobile young women tend to appear in our history books as ciphers; as windows through which […]

Dossier on Queer History – Zeitgeschichte online

The German online forum for contemporary history, zeitgeschichte online, has published a dossier on queer history that was co-edited by EUI professor for the history of gender and sexuality Benno Gammerl and that offers many intriguing articles in German, yet also one in English on “QPOC solidarity in West Berlin in the 1980s. Survival as […]

Queerness between colonialism and migration: intersecting voices and experiences

Report by Riccardo Bulgarelli and Chiara Lacroix on a public discussion at Libri Liberi on 28th April 2023, organised by the Queer and Feminist Studies WG, with the collaboration of FIG. Gruppo di lavoro di intersezionalità e genere at Scuola Normale, Azione gay e lesbica Lgbtqia+ community, IREOS comunità queer autogestita, EUI Public History WG, […]

Disruptive dialogues: queerness and crip as discomforting and connecting political tools

Report on Conference Queer dis-eases: Disruptive Histories, Politics, and Bodies (EUI – 22-23 may 2023), by Mónica Morado Vázquez and Riccardo Bulgarelli (EUI)   On May, 22nd and 23rd 2023, the EUI Queer and Feminist Studies Working Group organized the international conference Queer Dis-eases: Disruptive Histories, Politics, and Bodies. Activists, artists, and researchers reflected on […]

History of Human Rights from a Queer perspective – new article

Benno Gammerl and Craig Griffiths recently published an article (in German) on the history of human rights from a queer perspective Read the article “Presseerklärung der Nationalen Arbeitsgruppe Repression gegen Schwule (1979)” on Quellen zur Geschichte der Menschenrechte