Category Archives: Event

The Universities of Girona and of Barcelona hosted the kick-off meeting of the EC-funded project Let’sGoByTalking. Protecting and defending the rights of anti-LGBT hate crimes: Innovative paths through restorative justice, which is coordinated by Olga Jubany. Members of the project’s consortium, from diverse European universities and organisations, visited Barcelona for two days of debates, decisions and […]

  We are happy to announce this academic year’s first GENI seminar: México Lindo y… transfóbico. Experiencias del ser trans en Sonora y el Valle de Toluca, by María Fernanda Velarde (Iniversidad de Sonora) and Edith Villavicencio (Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México). The seminar will take place on the 26 November from 11h to 12h30 at room 205 in the […]

As part of the ESRC’s Festival of Social Science Palgrave Macmillan will host a free to attend panel discussion on the 7th of November. Dynamic and rapidly evolving across disciplines, particularly in the face of political developments across the globe, it is an theme that too easily attracts myths and bias, and social science holds a […]

Today Brussels has hosted final conference of the project REACT: “The rise of online hate speech as a new alarming global social phenomenon: reasons and remedies” (PROGRAMME): The conference has reunited European experts on hate speech to “animate a wide European debate on the most effective cultural and educational strategies and policies […] to raise […]

On the 4th of July, Olga Jubany will be presenting at the COMPAS seminar in Oxford with a talk titled Screening Asylum in a Culture of Disbelief: The Hidden Legacy: In their relation with the State, hard borders have gained relevance due to the increasing politicisation and criminalisation of migration, and securitisation discourse and policies. Both […]

  XI International AFIN Conference Towards Reproductive (In)Justice: Mobilities, Technologies, Labourings & Decisions 4-6 September, 2019 Granada, Spain For this conference, we invite researchers, professionals and end-users to think about reproduction in terms of stratifications, hierarchies and reproductive justice. We believe reproductive justice to be an increasingly necessary perspective in a world of growing inequalities […]

The European Social Research Unit (ESRU) organises the Seminar #REACT ‘Las contranarrativas contra el discurso de odio’ for the project REACT co-financed by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (REC) of the EU. The seminar will take place on the 11th of December at the Sala de Juntes of the Faculty of Geography and History […]

  On September 25 at 18.30h in the Casal de Barri Pou de la Figa the project “JOVES REFERENTS per la interculturalitat i la prevenció de violències” will signal its closure with a public presentation. Joves Referents led by the Centre d’Estudis Africans i Interculturals and with the collaboration of GENI – Grup de Recerca en Gènere, Identitat i Diversitat, Centre […]

Today, Olga Jubany will present the paper “The hate speech threat to human dignity and human rights” at the ICHR: International Conference on Human Rights in Osaka.  Abstract:  Whereas the new online era provides many new possibilities for interaction and expression it has also become increasingly infested by the growing phenomenon of online hate speech. Part of this refers […]