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Exhibition | RE/SISTERS; A lens on gender and ecology

Fomu Waalsekaai 47, Antwerp, Belgium

RE/SISTERS surveys the systemic links between the degradation of the planet and the oppression of women and minorities. The exhibition is rooted in ecofeminism, a movement that arose in the 1970s and is alive and kicking today. RE/SISTERS brings us eye -to -eye with activist women and communities. They are often at the forefront of […]

Course | Aesthetics and Liberation: I wish I knew how it would feel to be free

Leiden University Pieterskerkhof 6, Leiden, Netherlands

In a documentary by Peter Rodis (1970), Nina Simone is asked what freedom means to her, and she considers the question with serious reflection: “It’s just a feeling, it’s just a feeling.” Becoming more animated, she says: “I’ll tell you what freedom is to me: no fear. I mean really, no fear. It is something […]

Symposium | Veiligheid LHBTI (in Dutch)

In 2018 is het Actieplan Veiligheid LHBTI 2019-2022 opgesteld om de veiligheid van LHBTI-personen te vergroten. Desondanks blijft de discriminatie van LHBTI+ personen hoog. Onderzoeks- en adviesbureau Breuer&Intraval evalueerde het actieplan. Informatie over het onderzoek vindt u hier (het rapport wordt begin mei openbaar). Op 20 maart is het onderzoek ‘Richten op de Regenboog’ van […]

QueerCon Conference

Maastricht University Grote Gracht 80-82, Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands

QueerCon Maastricht invites scholars from all academic disciplines and at every stage of their academic career to come together to advance LGBTQIA+ knowledge. The conference is the first of its kind in UM history, and it aims to be interdisciplinary, international, and intergenerational. A festival that aims to celebrate and advance LGBTQIA+ inclusion and equity runs parallel to […]

European Conference on Politics and Gender (ECPG)

Ghent University

Our Standing Group on Gender and Politics is pleased to announce that its next Conference is headed to Belgium, offering three days of rich academic and social exchange in the beautiful city of Ghent. The European Conference on Politics and Gender (ECPG) has become a must attend biennial event that furthers the Standing Group's mission […]

Historian Days

The Historians’ Days (in Dutch: Historicidagen) are jointly organized by the Royal Netherlands Historical Society (KNHG), Maastricht University, Open University and Fontys University of Applied Sciences from 22-24 August 2024, and are meant for everyone interested in history, professionally or otherwise. The event showcases the many diverse and dynamic ways of doing history. Through a wide spectrum […]

Summer School | Queer Death Studies; Loss and Grief in Contemporary Bio- and Necropolitics

Utrecht University Drift 21, Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands

How are grief, loss and death conceptualized in the fields of queer feminist, posthuman and eco-critical, anti-racist and post- and decolonial studies, and what do these distinct, yet resonant, onto-epistemologies offer for critical and explorative engagements with contemporary socio-political realities? What insights do contemporary landscapes of death—their formations, their organizations, their rationalizations—provide about the exclusionary […]

ifph2024 : 7th World Conference of the International Federation for Public History

We are pleased to announce the 7th World Conference of the International Federation for Public History (IFPH) that takes place from 3 to 7 September 2024. The conference is hosted by the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH), the University of Luxembourg’s third interdisciplinary research centre, focusing on new digital methods and tools for historical research and […]

Symposium | Sexuality & Solidarity

IHLIA Oosterdokskade 143, Forumzaal (5th floor), Amsterdam, Noord-Holland

How is the relation between sexuality and solidarity conceptualized in Queer and Transgender Studies, practiced by queer and trans movements historically and in the present, and recorded by LGBTQ+ and other specialized archives? Does the sexual dimension of queer and trans identities and communities facilitate and/or limit solidarity across differences and different regimes of (in)equality, […]

Summer School | Intersectionality: Challenges and Opportunities for European History?


Histories of class, gender, race, sexuality and disability intersect, yet the impact of these convergences on overall accounts of the past has gone unacknowledged for a long time. While theoretical debates on intersectionality, especially in the social sciences, have been productive, there remains a lot of scope for empirical research. The summer school explores the […]