A commentary and resource on Law and Sexuality by Professor Chris Ashford and guests
Hoping to attend this conference myself. One held a few years ago in Newcastle was brilliant:
A one-day conference for academics, researchers and activists conducting research on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans issues and / or lives. 18th May 2012, 10.30am – 4.30pm London South Bank University It has been 3 years since we gathered at Northumbria University for the „Becoming or Unbecoming‟ LGB and T research conference in November 2008. That conference was the second of its kind following “Lesbian and Gay Lives in Focus” conference in London in December 2000.
The 2012 Conference seeks to bring together academics, researchers and activists from across the country to look at the state of LGB and T research, to chart a way forward and to bridge the gap between academia and activism. It follows a commitment from UCU Congress 2010 to support such a conference every three years in order to promote L, G, B and T studies. Papers are sought in nine broad areas or categories and should address key issues within one of these areas/categories. The issues/topic identified in each category is not an exhaustive list and we encourage you to identify an issue/topic if it does not appear in your chosen category of discussion.
Education and Development Papers in this area can cover
Health, Wellbeing and Sport Health issues affect many LGB and T people and papers can address a wide range of health issues including
Heritage and Action It is important to understand where we have been and how heritage informs activism;
Households, Families and Relationships Papers can address all aspects of domestic life with a focus on
Homo and Trans phobia: Here we wish for papers to
Identity: Identity is a wide area and papers can address
LGB and T People: Papers should explore who are we?
Policy and Law Over the years leading up to the Equality Act 2010 equality and anti discrimination
Theory This area seeks to highlight new ways of thinking and theorising;
Proposals (of no more than 500 words) should be sent by e mail to the conference co-ordinators (Antoine Rogers and Seth Atkin) e mail: email@example.com More information including application form for the conference will be sent out at a later date. Deadline for Proposals is: 4pm Wednesday 29th February