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Research Center PoliTeSse
Politics and Theories of Sexuality

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

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17 May 2021

Making Possible Bonds. The Role of Higher Education.
14.30 - 17.30
Free Zoom Webinar 

The event is based on the presentation of research data regarding the training needs of socio-educational and health professionals for the inclusion of LGBTQ+ people and their families.The round table aims to open a debate on the need for systematic proposals related to gender issues and sexual identities in academic training, focusing on the spaces and forms of concrete action that can be opened |... ->

12 April 2021

Sex as a Political Category to Be Destroyed: On the Lesbian Writing and Thought of Monique Wittig
Zoom and Facebook 

In occasion of the publication of Corpo a corpo con il linguaggio. Il pensiero e l'opera letteraria di Monique Wittig by Eva Feole (Edizioni ETS, 2020), the research center PoliTeSse – Politiche e Teorie della Sessualità (University of Verona) and the research center LEGS – Laboratoire d'études de genre et de la sexualit&eacut|... ->

15 March 2021

Cursed blessings. Sexual Pleasure and Radical Dissent in Western Christianity
March and April 2021
Online via Zoom
A Cycle of Online Seminars
Marie Skłodowska Curie Project SPACES (Dr. Umberto Grassi)
PoliTeSse Research Centre (The University of Verona, Human sciences Dpt.) – History Dpt. (The University of Maryland)
Funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement n. 795514

This cycle of seminars aims to investigate the relationships between sexual transgressions and religious radical dissent in the early modern European world. While the use of scurrilous remarks and erotic innuendos in political satires was commonplace at that time, sex could also serve as a vehicle for philosophical reflections. It was used to lay the foundation for a “natural” morality|... ->

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