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Queer Wars at the UCL Festival of Culture

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Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Wednesday 25 May 2016
17:00-18:00 | Roberts 106 Lecture Theatre

Why have sexuality and gender identity become so vexed an issue between and within nations? How best to advocate for change? This panel session will reflect on more than four decades of LGBT activism and writing about queer history, life and politics.

Dennis Altman, a Professorial Fellow in Human Security at LaTrobe University, is the author of thirteen books. The Bulletin listed him as one of the 100 most influential Australians ever, and he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2008.

Henrietta L. Moore is Director of UCL’s Institute for Global Prosperity, where she also holds the Chair in Culture, Philosophy and Design. A distinguished anthropologist and cultural theorist, her recent work focuses on the notion of global sustainable futures.

Jeffrey Weeks is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at London South Bank University and an alumnus of UCL. In 2012 he was awarded an OBE for services to social science.

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