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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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23 January 2020

Possible Ties: Researches and Instruments for Social Services Working with LGB Families
PhD Room (ground floor, Palazzo Zorzi)
Lungadige Porta Vittoria 17 - Verona

The lesson will present the research process and main results of Family Lives, a multiple method research in collaboration with UC Berkeley on making kinship in contemporary Italy among same-sex parents and their children. Our aim is to explore the “visibility work” these households develop to assert themselves as families, and the ways such processes are shap|... ->

16 January 2020

Futures, Technologies and Bodies from Donna Haraway to Xenofeminism
Room 1.5, first floor Palazzo di Lettere
Via San Francesco, 22 - Verona

La Sobilla
Salita Santo Sepolcro, 6/b (Porta Vescovo) - Verona  

The relation between bodies and new technologies opens up unforeseen political horizons. PoliTeSse presents a seminar to explore how feminist scholars and activists have framed this relation and which are the results of their theoretical and practical engagement.

The first part (15.30 - University of Verona) will be devoted to analyse the political impact of |... ->

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|... ->

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