Gerard Coll-Planas – ‘We can’t live together like those faggots’. Cinematic Representation of Queer Migrants from Muslim-Majority Countries Living in Europe

  Event Date: 19 June 2017 Room 632 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research presents: ‘We can’t live together like those faggots’. Cinematic Representation of Queer Migrants from Muslim-Majority Countries Living in Europe Speaker: Gerard Coll-Planas (Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies of Gender, Universitat de Vic-Universitat …

Decolonising Witchcraft: Implications for Knowledge and Health

  Event Date: 3 March 2017 Keynes Library Birkbeck, University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research and Birkbeck Gender & Sexuality (BiGS) in collaboration with the Peltz Gallery present: Decolonising Witchcraft: Implications for Knowledge and Health This Panel Discussion will open the Decolonising Witchcraft: Portraits of Traditional Healers in Bolivia exhibition being …

Dominic Janes – British Caricature and Queer Fashioning 1750-1900

Event Date: 16 December 2017 The Bevan Suite BMA House Tavistock Square London WC1H 9JP. The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research, Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS) in collaboration with The Raphael Samuel History Centre present: Professor Dominic Janes (Keele) – British Caricature and Queer Fashioning 1750-1900 What are the links between the histories of fashion and of sexuality? Did Oscar …

Bowie at Birkbeck

  Event Date: 5 November 2016 Birkbeck, University of London Birkbeck Cinema 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research and Birkbeck Gender & Sexuality (BiGS) in collaboration with the Birkbeck Institute of the Moving Image (BIMI)present: Bowie at Birkbeck Professor Alex Sharpe of Keele University will present a lecture titled: Scary Monsters: the Hopeful Undecidability …

Feminism and Radical Utopianism, Past and Present

  Event Date: 30 June 2016 Room B01 Clore Management Building Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7JL The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research in association with Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS) presents: Feminism and Radical Utopianism, Past and Present Roundtable Discussion Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS) in collaboration with the Raphael Samuel History Centre and Birkbeck Institute …

Queer Conversation with Dennis Altman

  Event Date: 24 May 2016 The Keynes Library Birkbeck, University of London 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research in association with Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS) presents: Queer Conversation with Dennis Altman Drawing on forty years of writing about queer life and politics, Dennis Altman reflects with Caoimhe Mader McGuinness on queer life …

Fat Activism is Dangerous

  Event Date: 25 April 2016 Room 402 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for Social Research in association with Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS) presents: Fat Activism is Dangerous Charlotte Cooper‘s latest book, Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement (HammerOn Press) is a para-academic project; an example of research justice; …

Homonationalisms and Criminalized Queers: A Panel Discussion about Global Sexual Politics

Event Date: 16 March 2016 Room 415 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in association with Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS) presents: Homonationalisms and Criminalized Queers: A Panel Discussion about Global Sexual Politics Speakers: Tara Atluri (Visiting Fellow, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities and GEDS, Birkbeck, University of …

Tara Atluri – Centre Stages of Development: Performance, Public Art, and Sexual Politics

Event Date: 3 March 2016 Room B02 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities in association with Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS) presents: Dr Tara Atluri (Ontario/Birkbeck) – Centre Stages of Development: Performance, Public Art, and Sexual Politics ‘The function of art is to do more than tell it …

‘Pink slave’ or the Modern Young Woman? Au Pairing in the UK from the 19th Century to the Present

Event Date: 5 February 2016 Room G02 28 Russell Square, Birkbeck, University of London London WC1B 5DQ Birkbeck Gender Studies (BiGS) in collaboration with the Raphael Samuel History Centre presents: ‘Pink slave’ or the Modern Young Woman? Au Pairing in the UK from the 19th Century to the Present Speakers:              Dr Eleni Liarou (Birkbeck) and Dr Rosie Cox (Birkbeck) In …