EUI Events

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 […]

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) […]