Brighton and Sussex Sexualities Network
What is BSSN?The Brighton and Sussex Sexualities Network (BSSN) is an inter-university research network aimed at supporting research and researchers who work on issues of human sexuality within the Universities of Brighton and Sussex and the wider Sussex area.
6th Annual BSSN Conference
Global Crisis: Local Identities and Sexuality
13 September 2012, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
This is an interdisciplinary conference aimed at activists, academics, scholars, member of the LGBT community and community groups, students, documentary and film-makers, writers and artists.
The conference explores the role that local identities and sexualities have played and continue to play in the global economic crisis. A range of panels will engage with questions such as: In what ways can they be seen to challenge, resist, critique or creatively engage with this? What role have sexualities and identities had in resistance to and reflections on the global crisis? What impact has the message of global capitalism in crisis had on the expression of sexual dissidence and social dissent?
To register please go to: http://bssn2012.eventbrite.com/
The final programme of events is now available: Conference Programme (downloadable pdf)
For information about the speakers, please see the Book of Abstracts (downloadable pdf)
BSSN 2012 Conference Announcement (downloadable pdf)
The call for papers is now closed.
A BSSN event co-sponsored by the Centre for Sexual Dissidence and Cultural Change
BSSN would also like to bring to your attention the Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies(SCCS) TRASH conference at Sussex on the 14th September: