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DFG-research network „Contemporary Queer Histories in German-speaking Europe” has been approved

The German Research Foundation DFG has granted funding to the research network „Contemporary Queer Histories in German-speaking Europe“ for the duration of three years. The network is co-coordinated by Benno Gammerl, professor for the history of gender and sexuality at the EUI. For further information please see: https://www.geschkult.fu-berlin.de/e/fmi/bereiche/ab_didaktik/News/Netzwerk_Queere_Zeitgeschichte.html

Benno Gammerl delivers the 4th Goldsmiths Queer History Annual Lecture on 23rd March 2021, 7.00pm GMT

This year’s annual lecture also gives us the opportunity to celebrate the publication of Dr Gammerl’s book Anders Fühlen: Schwules und lesbisches Leben in der Bundesrepublik. Eine Emotionsgeschichte and his appointment as chair for the history of gender and sexuality at the European University Institute in Florence. Good times – and also very bad ones: […]

We Don’t Accept, We Don’t Give Up!

  As EUI-LGBTIQ Interdisciplinary Working Group, we would like to demonstrate our solidarity with BU-LGBTI+ in İstanbul, Turkey. On January 1st, 2021, the rector of Boğaziçi University was appointed without any democratic election in the university. This act of violation of academic freedom and scientific autonomy has been contested by professors, students, and workers of the university for many weeks. Unfortunately, the violence has escalated since January 29, 2021. One art […]

Florence Queer Festival – 17th edition

15-20 October 2019, Cinema “La Compagnia”, Firenze The FLORENCE QUEER FESTIVAL is the most important festival in Tuscany dedicated to queer culture (gay, lesbian, transgender.. and many more), organized by the IREOS association of Florence. The festival grew to become one of the most frequented of the Florence scene, and one of the most important […]

International Conference at Scuola Normale Superiore “Feminist alliances: the discourses, practices and politics of solidarity among inequalities”

6-7 March 2019, Department of Social and Political Sciences, Scuola Normale Superiore, Palazzo Strozzi – Florence Organizers: Donatella della Porta, Scuola Normale Superiore Rossella Ciccia, Queen’s University Belfast and Scuola Normale Superiore Elena Pavan, University of Trento, Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies Keynote Speakers: Donatella della Porta, Scuola Normale Superiore Isabelle Engeli, University of Exeter […]