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13 December 2018

The Politics of Juridification: The Actor's Revenge
17.30-20.00
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
16.30-19.00
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
12.00-13.30
Room H - Palazzo di Economia
via dell'Artigliere 19, Verona
 


Sandro Luce (University of Salerno)
 
Discussants:
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
14.00-15.40
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
15.00-17.30
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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28 June 2018

Studying Gender and Sexuality in Italian University: Genealogies, Challenges, Perspectives
28 and 29 June 2018
University of Verona, rooms SMT6 and SMT3
Via Cantarane 24, Verona


Studies on gender and sexuality have always been carried out not only inside, but also outside the university. Moreover, today's increasing job insecurity in intellectual carreers makes it difficult to clearly distinguish those who do research within istitutions from those who do independent research. Nevertheless it is undeniable that, even in|... ->





21 June 2018

‘Illegitimate Sexualities’ in Times of Homonormativity and Homonationalism
14.00-16.00
Sapienza University of Rome
Philosophy Department,
via Carlo Fea 2, Rome
 
Chair: Valeria Venditti
 
Speakers:
Francesca Romana Ammaturo
Eyja M. Brynjarsdóttir
Umberto Grassi
Massimo Prearo


Panel at the annual conference of the Association for Social and Political Philosophy
 
Following the Orlando shooting in June 2016, Donald Trump, who was presidential candidate back then, promised US Americans to protect them against terrorism through the guarantee of weapon ownership and the ban from the US territory of all migra|... ->





14 June 2018

Masculine Shapes and Identities: History, Society and Law
14 and 15 June 2018
University of Perugia, room Dessau
Piazza dell'Università 1, Perugia


In collaboration with:
Dipartimenti di Scienze Politiche e di Giurisprudenza - Università di Perugia
Dipartimento di Storia, Culture e Civiltà - Università di Bologna
 
 
Scientific board:
Lorenzo Benadusi, Lorenzo Bernini, Vincenzo Lagioia, Ferdinando Treggiari
 
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10 April 2018

Goliarda Sapienza: Writing as an Art of Freedom
14.30-17.30
Aula riunioni - Palazzo Zorzi (second floor)
Lungadige porta Vittoria 17 Verona


Alberica Bazzoni (University of Warwick)
Carlotta Cossutta (Università del Piemonte orientale)
 
From a position of marginality and eccentricity, Sapienza gives voice to a radical aspiration to achieve freedom and social transformation, in which writing and literary communication are conferred a fundamental role. Readi|... ->





16 March 2018

Thinking research between activism and academy / thinking academy between research and activism
Room T.15
Chiostro Santa Maria delle Grazie
Lungadige Porta Vittoria, 41 - Verona 


Egon Botteghi (PoliTeSse)
Massimo Prearo (PoliTeSse, Università di Verona)
 
Internal workshop reserved to the PoliTeSse research Team with the participation of some activists from Non Una di Meno - Verona.
The problematization of the convergencies and divergencies between research, institutions, and activism has |... ->





2 March 2018

Anarcha-feminism and the ontology of the transindividual
Aula Riunioni - Palazzo Zorzi (second floor)
Lungadige Porta Vittoria 17 Verona

 


Chiara Bottici (New School for Social Research)


In the last few years, it has become a commonplace to state that domination takes place through a multiplicity of axes, where gender, class, race, and sexuality intersect with one another. While a lot of insightful empirical work is being done|... ->





6 December 2017

Gender, sexuality, chronicity: The experience of chronic illness in biographical narratives
Aula Riunioni - Palazzo Zorzi (second floor)
Lungadige Porta Vittoria 17 Verona




Narrare il genere nel contesto della salute: la costruzione delle maschilità nelle esperienze di diabete, Valeria Quaglia, University of Milano / University of Torino

Fuori tempo, fuori spazio. Narrazioni di giovani LGBTQ* con malattie croniche in Portogallo, Mara Pieri, Un|... ->





1 December 2017

Queer theories: An Introduction
Libreria Libre!
Via Scrimiari 51/B
Verona


What are queer theories? How do they conceive of sexuality? How many sexes do they theorize? What is their relation with so-called "gender ideology"?
Lorenzo Bernini's book "Le teorie queer. Un'introduzione" (Mimesis, Milano-Udine 2017) introduces an unsettling field of critical theory, as it is discussed, not without heated debates an|... ->






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