Loughborough Doctoral College

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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. 

During the event there will be the opportunity for you to ask questions, network with others, and learn about the University’s Staff LGBT+ Group and the LSU’s LGBT+ Association

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