16 Feb 2023 Once Only Event
The aim of the panel is to hold a comprehensive conversation on the current issues in the LGBTIQ+ displacements space combining an academic, activist and lived experience perspectives. The event will bring together the focus on the LGBTIQ+ rights globally and drivers of displacement as well as discuss best practices of supporting LGBTIQ+ forcibly displaced people.
The panel will feature a discussion by Renee Dixson (the chair of the Forcibly Displaced People Network), Prof. Churnjeet Mahn (University of Strathclyde) and Marianna Polevikova (Chair of Ukrainian LGBTIQ+ NGO For Equal Rights). Marianna Polevikova has evacuated LGBTIQ+ community from the temporarily occupied Kherson in Ukraine at the beginning of Russian invasion and has been supporting those not able to leave.
The event will conclude by the book launch: Queer Sharing in the Marketised University ed by Churnjeet Mahn, Matt Brim, and Yvette Taylor.
The event is organised by the Forcibly Displaced People Network as a part of the Canberra Edition of the Queer Displacements conference.
Once Only Event
16 Feb 2023