Augustus 2018
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Heather Tucker - Nyaanyo, courageous sisters, and the ngo: an etnography of queer women and transnationalisation in Accra, Ghana (CRCG, UGent)

16/04/2018

Heather’s PhD research is focused on an 8 month long ethnography about local knowledge systems in Accra, Ghana, regarding female same sex intimacy and the ways in which these are changing in relationship to technologies as well as NGOization (i.e. LGBT focused groups). She is a PhD candidate at the Gender Studies department at Central European University, with a focus in cultural anthropology. Heather is also a former visiting researcher at the University of Amsterdam, and a former research associate with: the Centre for Popular Education and Human Rights, in Accra; the Human Rights Centre in Accra; and the Refugee Law Project, in Kampala, Uganda. In addition, Heather works as a gender and sexuality consultant building on ethnographic insights on issues of intersectionality and capacity building for organizations in both the north and south.

Register by sending an email to Carine.Plancke@UGent.be

The format of the seminars can vary but they will all be informal and discussion-oriented. Open to PhD-students, postdocs and senior researchers. The seminars will take place from 12.00-14.00. You can bring your own lunch. Venue: Rozier, room 100.038

Plaats en tijdstip

Rozier, room 100.038
Rozier 44
9000
Gent

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