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Directions to the conference venue

The Roles 2014 Sexuality and Gender Conference is to be held in the Strathcona Building, located at the University of Birmingham’s Edgbaston campus.  A map of campus can be obtained by clicking the following link: Edgbaston map.  Strathcona is to be found at R18. Travel & Accommodation Getting to the University of Birmingham: Buses The following … Continue reading

Still accepting submissions for the Roles Conference
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Still accepting submissions for the Roles Conference

We’ve had lots of really interesting abstracts for the conference – thanks to everyone who has submitted a proposal so far. The deadline has been extended until 1st April and we will be confirming accepted papers on 4th April. 250-word abstracts on any aspects of sexuality and gender research should be sent to rolessexualitygender@gmail.com along … Continue reading

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Meeting on Monday March 17th: Further discussion of recent Anti-Gay Legislation worldwide, focussing on Uganda, led by Katie Brady Barker, title and format TBC

Hello all, the next Roles meeting will be on Monday the 17th of March, in Muirhead 113 at 5pm, and will continue our discussion of global anti-gay legal practises, this time focussing on Uganda.The meeting will be led by Katie Brady Barker, title TBC. Also here’s a couple of articles that seemed germane to the topic in … Continue reading

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Meeting on Monday March 3rd: Screening of ‘Young And Gay In Putin’s Russia’ and Discussion of Recent Anti-Gay Legislation Worldwide, led by Emma Murdoch

The next Roles meeting will be at *5pm* (not 5:30 as previously listed), and will constist of a screening of the 30 minute documentary by Vice magazine reporters, ‘Young And Gay In Putin’s Russia’, followed by a discussion, led by Emma Murdoch, about ecent anti-gay laws passed around the world, drawing on ideas of a self surveying society, the rise of the … Continue reading

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Meeting on Monday: Travis Wisdom on Male Genital Mutilation as a Human Rights Issue

Just to remind you that the next meeting will be this Monday (17th of February) at 5:30pm in Muirhead 113 (at the University of Birmingham) and will feature Travis Wisdom presenting his recent work on MGM as a human rights issue and as it impacts upon sexuality and gender, followed by a discussion. Emma Murdoch will … Continue reading