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Conference programme

Please register for the conference at redi.koobak@liu.se to get the username and password to access the pre-circulated Open Forum session papers!

Detailed conference programme with abstracts can be found HERE.


Monday 27 April

8:30-9:00      Registration

9:00-9:15      Opening address by the organizers

9:15-10:45    Keynote. Chair:

                    María Lugones: A Decolonial Revisiting of Gender

10:45-11:00  Break

11:00-12:00  Full paper session. Chair: Redi Koobak

                    Monica Obreja: Recognition is Redistribution is Recognition is Redistribution. A Postsocialist Story from Romania

                    Maria Mayerchyk and Olga Plakhotnik: Resistance and Re-existence at the Crossroad of National,                     (Post)Colonial, and (Post)Soviet: Feminist Meditations on Ukrainian War

12:00-13:00  Lunch

13:00-14:30  Keynote. Chair: Suruchi Thapar-Björkert

                     Manuela Boatcă: Unequal and Gendered Access: Citizenship Rights in the Longue Durée

14:30-15:30  Full paper session. Chair: Suruchi Thapar-Björkert

                    Anca Parvulescu: European Racial Triangulation: White Europeans, Black Europeans, East Europeans

15:30-16:00  Break

16:00-18:00  Open Forum session. Chair: Gurchathen Sanghera

                    Alice Iancu: Walking on Wires between Postsocialist Gender Regimes and Neoliberal Nationalistic Discourse on                     Gender and Reproduction in Romania

                    Anna Safuta: The post-socialist condition as experienced by migrant domestic workers from Ukraine employed in                     Poland and their Polish counterparts in Belgium

                    Diana T. Kudaibergenova: “Who was (Post)Soviet Woman and What Comes Next?”

                    Ildikó Asztalos Morell: Roma women’s civil society initiatives in the intersection of class/ethnicity and gender                     based marginalities

                    Mia Liinason: Modernity and Nostalgia: Women’s Rights in Scandinavia

                    Victoria Shmidt: Detaching attachment: the theorisation of maternal bond in the service of segregating the Roma                     in the socialist and post-socialist Czech psychology

18:00-19:00  Book presentation and reception

20:00            Conference dinner (place to be specified)


Tuesday 28 April

9:00-10:30   Keynote session. Chair: Alyosxa Tudor

                    Grada Kilomba: Bodies Without Shame: Decolonial Feminism

10:30-11:00  Break

11:00-12:30  Full paper session. Chair: Redi Koobak

                    Kateřina Kolářová: Isola Bella: Strange affinities of the ‘Posts’

                    Alyosxa Tudor: Trans_Diaspora: Differentiating Dimensions of Transnationalism

                    Victoria Kawesa: Mute and mutilated: The Hottentot Venus Cake at the Moderna Museet

12:30-13:30  Lunch

13:30-15:00  Keynote session. Chair: Alyosxa Tudor

                    Madina Tlostanova: From victimhood rivalry to decolonial re-existence, or How to cultivate a “deep coalition” of                     the post-socialist and postcolonial feminisms? 

15:00-15:30  Break

15:30-17:30  Open Forum session. Chair: Gurchathen Sanghera

                    Cyril Blondel: For a critical approach of the governance of core-periphery relations in Central and Eastern Europe

                    Marina Fuser: Inapropriat(ed) Encounters: A Nomadic Approach to Intersectionalities in Trinh T. Minh-ha

                    Katrine Smiet: FEMEN’s Neo-Colonial Feminism: Entanglements of Postcoloniality, Postsocialism and Racialization

                    Tanel Rander: Body, Geopolitics and Decolonial Rearticulation

                    Tjaša Kancler: Speaking against the Void: Decolonial Transfeminist Relations and its Radical Potential

                    Waltraud Ernst: Sharing knowledge beyond border policing

17:30-18:00  Closing session


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