EuroStorie research seminar: Philip Proudfoot and Mahdi Zaidan 31.1.2019

The EuroStorie research seminar is organized by the Centre of Excellence in Law, Identity and the European Narratives and will host a guest speaker or several shorter presentations centered around a common theme.

The EuroStorie Centre of Excellence is very pleased to invite you all to the research seminar by Philip Proudfoot (anthropology, University of Bath, UK, and Centre for Middle Eastern Studies, Lund University, Sweden) and Mahdi Zaidan, independent researcher and activist, Beirut, Lebanon. Philip and Mahdi will present a paper titled  "Against abandonment: activist and humanitarian responses to LGBT refugees in Athens and Beirut", based on their ongoing research, funded by the British Academy.

Derek Ruez (geography, Tampere University) and Pauliina Lukinmaa (anthropology and cultural studies, University of Eastern Finland) will act as discussants.

The seminar will take place in Siltavuorenpenger 1A, Psychologicum building, room 229 (2nd floor), at 2 pm on Thursday 31 January.