New Histories of Women’s Lives Methodology, Theory, and Practice

Workshop on 10 March 2023 Venue: Sala degli Stemmi – Villa Salviati, Florence, Italy,  and via Zoom This workshop gathers early-career scholars working broadly on the topic of women’s lives. The workshop features panels on ‘Non-Conforming Selves and Otherness: Early Modern and Modern Approaches to Women’s Lives’ and ‘Contemporary Encounters: Sources, Methods, Practices’. The workshop […]

Call for Papers – Queer dis-eases: disruptive histories, politics, and bodies

Conference at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy 22 – 23 May 2023 Deadline for submission of proposals: 31st January Disciplines: Humanities and Arts, Political and Social Sciences, Medicine, and more. Modalities: You can propose papers, performances, workshops, and any other format that you think suits the conference. Queering is a productive point of departure […]

Queer Pedagogies workshop, 30-31 May 2022

This workshop is organized by the queer and feminist studies working group and its aim is to create a space where practitioners, academics and activists from across Europe and beyond gather to discuss various themes related to queer pedagogies. Promoting the acceptance of sexual and gender diversity in education is increasingly under attack across Europe […]

The ‘Peripheries’ of Gender and Sexuality

Join a Max Weber Multidisciplinary Research Workshop with Fellows Anna Dobrowolska (MWF-HEC), Gözde Kılıç (MWF-HEC), Revital Madar (MWF-LAW), Zala Pavšič (MWF-HEC) and Edit Frenyo (MWF-LAW). This workshop brings together researchers working on topics related to sexuality and gender in places often defined as the ‘peripheries’, both in Europe and beyond. While acknowledging the problematic character […]

Making LGBTQ+ memories and histories. A dialogue with the activists

WHEN: 8 April 2022, 16:00 – 18:00 CET WHERE: Scuola Normale Superiore, Sala l’Altana, Palazzo Strozzi, Piazza Strozzi, Firenze As part of the first LGBT+ History Month Italia, the EUI Queer and Feminist Studies Working Group and the Scuola Normale Superiore organise a public event in the city of Florence entitled “Memorie e storie collettive […]

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, […]