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DSN Roundtable Event and Queer African Reader Book Launch

Dr Silvia Posocco of the department of Psychosocial studies has co-organised with Suhraiya Jivraj (Kent Law School) on 3rd July 2013 at the University of Kent.

DSN Roundtable Event and Queer African Reader Book Launch

Wednesday 3rd July, University of Kent, Keynes College Lecture Theatre 4

Dr Silvia Posocco of the department of Psychosocial studies has co-organised with Suhraiya Jivraj (Kent Law School) on 3rd July 2013 at the University of Kent.

15.00-16.30: Decolonizing Sexualities Network Roundtable Event

Speakers:

Sabreen Al-Rassace, Ariadine Boussetta, Moruni Turlot and Vanessa Wilson from Paris-based activist group Lesbians of Colour.

Haneen Maikey (Director and Co-founder of al Qaws) ‘Decolonizing Queer Praxis in Palestine’

Ashley Tellis (Associate Professor, Jindal Global Law School, Jindal Global University; gay activist for over two decades in the contexts of South Asia) ‘Viewing Race, Religion and Identity Politics from the Global South'

Discussants:

Fatima El Tayeb (Associate Professor - African-American Literature and Culture, UC San Diego)- ‘European Queer of Color Activism and Global Networking’

Paola Bachetta (Associate Professor of Gender & Women's Studies, UC Berkeley)– 'Decolonial and postcolonial subjects and movements; and co-motion (alliances, coalitions, convergences, solidarities)'

Book Launch of Queer African Reader - Valerie Mason-John and Eddie Bruce-Jones (Birkbeck Law School)

16.30-17.00: Refreshments

17.00 – 18.00: Book Launch of Queer African Reader

Speakers: Sokari Ekine and Valerie Mason-John

Chair: Eddie Bruce-Jones (Lecturer, School of Law, Birkbeck, University of London).

For more information:

http://www.decolonizingsexualities.org/159-2/

https://www.facebook.com/events/384226711681468/

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