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18 May 2019

The Unforeseen Emergence. The Mouvement of Lesbians in Italy in the 70s and in the 80s
Libreria Libre!
Interrato dell'Acqua Morta 38

Lesbians do not exist in history, each one must impose its own existence, overcome the frontier of compulsory heterosexuality, overcome the perception of being the only one in the world to feel an unexpected desire. Overcoming the social and cultural obligation to heterosexuality, in our country as elsewhere, was only possible through the construct|... ->

9 May 2019

The Name of the Crisis. Anthropology and Politics
La Sobilla
Salita Santo Sepolcro, 6

Taking into consideration the canonical theses of political thought regarding passions, relationships, activities and their forms, Federica Giardini's book - I nomi della crisi. Antropologia e politica (CEDAM, 2017) - outlines the tensions that, from time to time, have offered answers t|... ->

15 April 2019

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. New Challenges for Social Work
Seimnar Room - Palazzo Zorzi (1st floor)
Lungadige Porta Vittoria 17

Sexual orientation and gender identity are underexplored dimensions in the field of social work. Therefore, professionals  are still lacking effective tools to foster and protect the rights and well-being of LGBT people. Benedetto Madonia’s book aims at filling this gap in the Italian context: it provides a set |... ->

28 March 2019

The Dawn of Bad Trans. Stories, Glances and Experiences of My Transgender Generation
La Sobilla
Salita Santo Sepolcro, 6

Spanning over a period of approximately forty years and underscoring the profound changes happening throughout it, Porpora Marcasciano traces her own genealogy as a trans person, which proves crucial to draw a history of a culture that is all too often cast on the margins. She does so from her peculiar standpoint as |... ->

27 March 2019

"Gender Ideology", Women's Reproductive Rights and New Families
Room 2.3
Polo Zanotto
Via San Francesco 22

The Research Center PoliTeSse introduces its members' researches on some critical issues of the contemporary political debate, such as the so-called "gender ideology" and the related mobilizations, abortion and women's reproductive and health rights and new form of families, and in particular LGBT families. With |... ->

26 February 2019

Digital Stretch Marks
Robyz Bar
Via San Vitale 16/A

Smagliature Digitali (Digital Stretch Marks) is a book curated by Carlotta Cossutta, Valentina Greco, Arianna Mainardi and Stefania Voli, which has been published in 2018 by Agenzia X, a publishing|... ->

15 February 2019

Port* Apert*
University of Verona and City of Verona - second semester 2018-2019

The PolitTeSse Research Centre presents Port* Apert*, a series of seminars spread over the course of the 2018-2019 academic session that we hope will be enjoyed by both an academic audience and the wider public. Experts, authors and researchers will present and discuss research and publications that examine various aspects of sexuality in ter|... ->

29 January 2019

Genderís Claim
University of Verona
Seminar Room
Palazzo Zorzi
Lungadige Porta Vittoria 17 - Verona 

This seminar originates from the work of the interdisciplinary research centre Politesse. Starting from the studies on the notion of gender carried out by the research centre, we questioned the forms of recognition both within the university and in relation to social movements.

For this purpose, we use a confrontation between three aut|... ->

13 December 2018

The Politics of Juridification: The Actor's Revenge
Liberia Libre! - Interrato dell'Acqua Morta 38, Verona
In collaboration with Pianeta Milk Arcigay Verona

Mariano Croce (University La Sapienza, Roma)
Giulia Selmi (University of Verona)
Massimo Prearo (University of Verona)
What happens when sexual minorities in liberal states have recourse to law rather than their political representatives to have their claims addressed? How does the way they raise claims c|... ->

12 December 2018

Postcritique: The Actor's Revenge
Room 1.6 - Polo Zanotto
via San Francesco 22, Verona
in collaboration with Hannah Arendt Center for Political Thought

Mariano Croce (Sapienza University, Rome)
Natascia Tosel (University of Padova)
Adriano Habed (University of Verona)
The event will centre on a new paradigm in the fields of philosophy and social theory, one that moves away from the typical attitude of the bulk of so-called social critique. While the trad|... ->

11 December 2018

Antagonistic Subjectivations: Frantz Fanon and Postcolonial Critique
Room H - Palazzo di Economia
via dell'Artigliere 19, Verona

Sandro Luce (University of Salerno)
Daniele Bassi (University of Ferrara)
Lorenzo Bernini (University of Verona)
Fanon's reflections concerning identity construction rise awkward questions and reveal a contrast with a universalistic approach. His interdisciplinary method - between |... ->

20 November 2018

Norm or Freedom? Images of Homosexuality in Eighteeen Century's Venice
Polo Zanotto, Room 2.1
via San Franceco 22, Verona

Tommaso Scaramella (University of Verona)
Federico Barbierato (University of Verona)
Defining sexual habits has always involved a wide range of knowledges. In past societies, medicine, religion and justice, as well as popular culture, produced several discourses about what we call today “sexuality&r|... ->

22 October 2018

On Polyamory as an Institution
Room E - Palazzo di Economia
Via dell'Artigliere 19

Anna Lorenzetti (University of Bergamo)
Luca Pes (University of Piemonte Orientale)
Presentation of the book 'Più cuori e una capanna. Il poliamore come istituzione', edited by Elisabetta Grande and Luca Pes (Giappichelli Editore, 2018)
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1 October 2018

Port* Apert* - Open Doors
University of Verona and City of Verona - Academic year 2018-2019

The PolitTeSse Research Centre presents Porte Aperte (“Open Doors”), a series of seminars spread over the course of the 2018-2019 academic session that we hope will be enjoyed by both an academic audience and the wider public. Experts, authors and researchers will present and discuss research and publications that examine various aspect|... ->

21 September 2018

Asylum Seekers. Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
Aula Magna - Palazzo di Giurisprudenza
Via Carlo Montanari, 9 - Verona

The conference will investigate the condition of LGBTI asylum seekers in Italy with the participation of researchers and activists.

Participation formasilolgbti@ateneo.univr.it
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