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FOCUS WEEK: Gender, Sexuality & Religion: the politics of belonging
do 6 april 2017, 18:00 – 20:30 CEST
Amsterdam United and AIM Diversty present an interdisciplinary debate and seminar on Gender, Sexuality and Religion in the Netherlands.
This event will be one of the three events in the UvA Focus Week 2017: Global Citizenship and Accountability.
Questions such as: how do Gender, Sexuality and Religion come into play in the culturalization of citizenship in the Netherlands? And how did homonationalism emerge in the Dutch politics? Will be answered during this event.
-The event will be hosted by Amsterdam United and co-host AIM - Study Association of PPLE Students-
Our speakers are:
Dr. Jan Willem Duyvendak - opening and keynote-lecturer
Dr. Jan Wllem Duyvendak is Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam. He wrote many things including 'European Sexual Nationalisms: The Culturalization of Citizenship and the Sexual Politics of Belonging and Exclusion'.
Dr. Paul Mepschen - interactive lecturer
Dr. Paul Mepschen is lecturer in Social Anthropology at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology at Leiden University and postdoc at the University of Amsterdam. He teaches courses on religion, gender, politics and ethnographic methodology. He is currently working on a research project on the urban politics and historical anthropology of LGBTIQ pride, focusing on the sexual politics of 'Europe'.
Tofik Dibi - former Dutch-Morrocan politician of GroenLinks and author of the book called 'Djinn'. In 2008 he was chosen as the 'politician talent of the year'. He went public about his sexuality and revealed his journey and struggles in his book 'Djinn'. Tofik will share his thoughts with us about what citizenship means to him.
Nawal Mustafa - Happy to announce our SURPRISE guestspeaker. Teacher at PPLE - Human Rights and Politics!
When? Thursday April 6th
Time? 6 pm - 8.30 pm
Where? CREA, Musicroom at Nieuwe Achtergracht 170, Amsterdam
The last part of the event will consist a discussion with our guestspeakers as our panel.
Join us for an inspiring event with discussion and we would love to hear your perspective about Gender, Sexuality and Religion in the Netherlands!