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Lesbian Lives Conference: book your place now!

Besi Besemar January 31, 2015

Want to take part in the 2015 Lesbian Lives Conference, the world’s only annual academic conference in lesbian studies, which takes place at the University Brighton, February 20-21, 2015?

Lesbian Lives Conference

THE ORGANISERS of the event which attracts a global audience of academics, scholars, students, activists, documentary and film-makers, writers and artists are issuing a final invite to participants to book their place at this year’s conference.

Previous Lesbian Lives events held in Brighton have sold out, so if you want to guarantee your place at next year’s event you can buy your tickets online at the 2015 Lesbian Lives Conference web page:

Confirmed speakers for the 22nd Lesbian Lives Conference include:

• Jane Czyzselska, editor of Diva magazine
• CampbellX, the award-winning filmmaker behind BlackmanVision
• Professor Sara Ahmed, Director of the Centre for Feminist Research at Goldsmith University
• Professor Sasha Roseneil, Director of the Birkbeck Institute for Social Research
• Professor Angelia R. Wilson author of the book Why Europe is lesbian and gay friendly (and Why America never will be)

The two-day, event is hosted by the University of Brighton LGBT and Queer Life Research Hub in conjunction with the Women’s Studies Centre, University College Dublin and will focus on the theme: Lesbian Feminisms Now!

Organisers are keen to emphasize that this a participatory event and everyone who takes is warmly invited to join the debates and discussions, network and meet new people.

Further information about the event and to buy tickets, click here:

You can also follow the event on twitter @LesbianLives or get involved in discussions ahead of the conference on the Lesbian Lives facebook page: