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Research Center PoliTeSse
Politics and Theories of Sexuality


Department of Human Sciences
University of Verona
Contacts:
dr. Lorenzo Bernini, email


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28 November 2019

Unlikely Families. The Inclusion of LGBT Families in Social Services Between Theories and Practices
Room SMT01
Polo Santa Marta
Via Santa Marta, 6 - Verona


How do LGBT+ families challenge routine professional practice with couples and families? How to build LGBT-inclusive environments for children and adults?

LGBT couples, as well as children living with same-sex parents or transgender parents, present an unexpected and unknown world to many professionals in healthcare, social and educational services across Europe. These new forms of ki|... ->



12 November 2019

The Question of Intersectionality
10.00-12.00
Aula D3 Artemisia, third floor Palazzo di Lettere
Via San Francesco, 22 - Verona



PoliTeSse will welcome Professor Sabrina Marchetti for the seminar "The Question of Intersectionality". In this seminar the debate around the notion of intersectionality will be underscored in all its complexity and multifaceted layers. We will first attempt a reconstruction of the genealogy of the concept and of its reach, both inside and outside of the academic environment. We |... ->



7 November 2019

Introduction to Postcolonial Studies
16.00-18.00
Aula D3 Artemisia, third floor Palazzo di Lettere
Via San Francesco, 22 - Verona


PoliTeSse will welcome Professor Sandra Ponzanesi (Utrecht University) for the seminar "Introduction to Postcolonial Studies". In this seminar we will make an overview of the field of postcolonial studies, which has been booming since the 1980s. What are the origins, major figures and concepts, debates and disputes of the field and where are we now? Do we still need postcolonial theory? |... ->






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