Training and events
LGBT+ Research at Loughborough
Loughborough’s Doctoral College is delighted to announce its first ‘LGBT+ Research at Loughborough’ event that is free and open to all to attend.
Join us on 2nd May 2018 (1pm-4pm, James France CC021) to hear about the LGBT+ research conducted by range of inspiring researchers and academic staff from Loughborough University and several neighbouring institutions.
The speakers and titles of their presentations are as follows:
- Professor Elizabeth Peel (Loughborough University – Social Sciences ) ‘Looking back, moving forwards: LGBTQ research after equality’
- Dr Catherine Armstrong (Loughborough University – Politics, History and International Relations) ‘Trans Lives: East Midlands oral history project’
- Dr Beth Jones (Loughborough University – Sport Exercise and Health Sciences) ‘Physical activity and sport: How inclusive is it for transgender people?
- Dr Sarah Parker (Loughborough University – Arts, English and Drama) 'Looking Femme'
- Dr Gemma Witcomb (Loughborough University - Sport Exercise and Health Sciences) ‘Brief overview of forthcoming gender and sport research’
- Dr Sarah Barnard, Sian Lewis & Professor Andrew Dainty (Loughborough University – Business and Economics, Social Sciences, Architecture Building and Civil Engineering) ‘LGBT in construction: Exploring experiences to inform inclusive practices’
- Professor Niko Besnier (University of Amsterdam) 'Transgender in the Pacific Islands: Between Global Forces and Local Lives'
- Dr Michael Toze (University of Lincoln) ‘Making sense of being LGBT in general practice: the experiences of older people’
- Ibtisam Ahmed (University of Nottingham) ‘The legacy of colonialism on the history of queer rights and expression’
- Boris Paschal Bagonza (De Montfort University) ‘Lived experiences of LGBT+ asylum seekers and refugees in UK’
- Lydia Furse (De Montfort University) ‘Women's rugby: Presenting the truth beyond the stereotype'
To book your place, click here.
If you have any questions about this event, please contact its organiser, Dr Katryna Kalawsky.