Forum for South Asia Studies: Queer in South Asia and the Diaspora

  • Datum: –17.15
  • Plats: Blåsenhus Bertil Hammer-salen, BH724:K104
  • Webbsida
  • Arrangör: Forum for South Asia Studies
  • Kontaktperson: Margaret Hunt
  • Telefon: 0702646844
  • Konferens

A day-long conference featuring both scholars and activists with an interest in the experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Trans, and Queer people in South Asia and the South Asian diaspora. There is a special focus on film and visual media and on activism in the context of the growth of violent extremism and populism in parts of South Asia and elsewhere.

Programme

9.15- 9.45 COFFEE AND REGISTRATION

9:45- 10:00 WELCOME on behalf of the Forum for South Asia Studies

10:00- 11.30

VISUALITY AND (QUEER) CULTURAL POLITICS IN PAKISTAN, INDIA AND DENMARK

Saadat Ahmed Munir: Founder and Director Aks International Minorities Festival

Nadia Natascha Horsted-Narejo: Photojournalist

Siddharth Chadha: Scholar. Filmmaker, Uppsala University

11.30-12.45 LUNCH (catered by Feiruz)

12:45-14:30

SCREENING: Margarita with a straw (India/2014) Director-Shonali Bose

14:30- 15:15 Panel Discussion on Film

J.Seipel: Organiser Malmö Queer Film-festival

Don Kulick: Distinguished University Professor of Anthropology

Kavita Dasgupta: Filmmaker

15:15-15:45 FIKA

15:45- 17:15

LGBTI activism in an age of populism and violent extremism

Asheque Haque: Violent extremism researcher

Shakhawat Hossain Rajeeb: Exiled LGBTQ activist from Bangladesh

Mehnaz Khan:  Community builder and human rights defender

Sumair Ali Khan: Human rights defender with expertise in LGBTQIA issues