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‘Lesbian Lives’ conference returns to Brighton University in 2015

Besi Besemar October 7, 2014

Tickets are on sale for the 2015 Lesbian Lives conference, the world’s only annual academic conference in lesbian studies, which will take place at the University of Brighton on February 20-21, 2015.

Lesbian Lives Conference, Brighton

THE ORGANISERS of the event, which attracts a global audience of academics, scholars, students, activists, documentary film-makers, writers and artists are inviting proposals for papers, workshops, break-out sessions, round-table discussions and visual presentations and performances.

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

The Lesbian Lives events held in Brighton sell out fast. 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.

To purchase tickets, CLICK HERE: 

The closing date for presenters to submit proposals for the conference is Friday, October 24.

For further information about the event, where to buy tickets and how to submit a proposal, CLICK HERE:


Lesbian Lives Conference 2015

Organisers are keen to emphasise that it is not necessary to submit a formal paper to participate, everybody is invited to join the debates and discussions, network and meet new people.

You can follow the event on twitter @LesbianLives

To get involved in discussions ahead of the conference on the Lesbian Lives facebook page, CLICK HERE: