SVR* Gender Studies is pleased to announce
its 2020 Summer Conference

July 4th and 5th
[ What is SVR*? ]
Student Lecture Series Gender Studies is a transdisciplinary platform for students in the early stages of study to present their gender-related research.

We aim to make knowledge production in academia more inclusive and democratic by facilitating peer-to-peer teaching practices and an openminded, supportive feedback culture.

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[ Please Note ]

For the safety and comfort of our speakers and audience, we are distributing access links only with prior registration.

Please register for every panel you plan to attend, even if you are only interested in one of the sessions in that panel. Thank you!

Conference Schedule

Day 1: July 4th

time: 13:00-14:00
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moderator: _Tunay Altay (he/him)

time: 14:30-17:00
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Prostitution and Femininity under Hungarian Consumer Socialism: the Case of Anna and Her Associates, 1972 _Priska Komaromi (she/her)
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Sex is Beautiful, But We Don’t Recommend it: Tensions in Sex Education in Present-Day China _Wenjia Zhou (she/her)
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“I Won’t Give You Half a Mosque”: How Young Muslims Challenge Islamophobic Propaganda in Italy _Alessia Arbustini (she/her)
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From Radical Change to Depoliticisation?: Discourses and Practices on Women’s Empowerment in Lebanon _Max Jansen (he/him)
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moderator: _Daniela Petrosino (she/her)

time: 18:00-20:00
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A Case Against Visibility as Progress: Trans Characters in French Contemporary Theatre _Morgan Dumond (he/him)
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Re-fashioning Virtual Spaces: The Ephemerality of Gender Non-Conforming Fashion Activism on Instagram _Santi Sorrenti (they/them)
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Modern Masculinities in Graffiti? An Empirical Analysis of the Construction of Masculinity in the Berlin Graffiti Scene _Berit Merla (she/her)
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Day 2: July 5th
LECTURE: A Feminist Discussion of Video Games: Queer Desires and Digital Utopias

time: 13:00-14:00 _Daniel Heinz (they/them)
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moderator: _Hazal Kaygusuz (no pronoun)

time: 15:00-18:00
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Anxious Breath: An Autoethnographic Exploration of Non-Binary Queerness, Vulnerability and Recognition in StepOut (2018)
_Lara Bochmann (they/them)
_Erin Hampson (they/them)

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From Abled to Disabled: Seeing Identity Differently _Ellen Young (she/her)
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When Our Time is No Longer Ours: An Autoethnographic Exploration of Survival, Solidarity and Sisterhood _Carmel Cardona (she/her)
_Taey Iohe (she/her)

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Trans*/formative H2Ontologies: Theorizing on Non-BinaryGender Embodying _Nina Friedman (they/them)
_Ier Vermeulen (they/them)

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WORKSHOP: Trans*/formative H2Ontologies: Theorizing on Non-Binary Gender Embodying

moderator: _Bella Ruhl

time: Session 1 18:30-19:05, Session 2 19:15-19:50 _Nina Friedman (they/them)
_Ier Vermeulen (they/them)

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[ Organizers ]

Wen-Min Ji
Wenmin, born in Taipei, based in Berlin, striving to be a professional noob and always looking for the next horizon.

“There are more ideas than hairs falling off my head everyday.”
– Wenmin

Facebook: Wenmin Ji
Tunay Altay
Tunay is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at Humboldt University. His research and teaching focus on citizenship, migration and sexuality. Tunay's current research project is centered on the experiences of Eastern European migrants in Berlin. In his spare time, Tunay writes cultural commentaries about politics, art, and activism in Germany and Turkey and is involved in community-organizing for migrants and LGBTQ groups in Berlin. email: twitter:@TunayAltay1
Hazal Kaygusuz
Hazal is neither 29 nor 30. Currently studies philosophy at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin.
Daniela Petrosino
Daniela Petrosino is a New Zealand-born, Berlin-based researcher completing a master’s at the FU Berlin on the framing of gender and race in far-right political discourse.

You can find her on Twitter @aqua_fan26
Tatjana is a BA student in the departments of Philosophy and Media Science at the HU in Berlin, with a background in art and design. For SVR's graphic identity she explores playful aesthetics usually involving food.
Bella Ruhl
Bella is a student in the Global History MA at Freie Universität. She is currently researching colonial discourses in early 20th century transnational feminisms, with an emphasis on questions of agency and identity. Her hobbies include comment-lurking and staying up on the memes.

This project was made possible with the support of

Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and the Zentrum für Transdisziplinäre Geschlechterstudien