Events

Upcoming Events
24
Oct
Promoting LGBTI health in country NSW: insights from the road
Who:Teddy Cook, ACON
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:24 Oct 2017, 4pm - 5pm

Teddy will present first hand evidence of the queer life which exists in country New South Wales, and the range of services and communities doing incredible work to forge connections and understandings between metropolitan and regional communities.

27
Oct
Solo Performance Making 2017
Who:Theatre & Performance students
Venue:Io Myers Studio
When:27 Oct 2017, 7pm - 9pm

Anything could happen! UNSW performance students explore contemporary performance practice.

30
Oct
Story-telling, diaspora identities, trauma and memory
Who:Hosted by: The Grand Challenge, Refugees and Migrants, the Forced Migration Research Network and UNSWriting
Venue:Cinema 327, Robert Webster Building
When:30 Oct 2017, 10am - 12pm

A roundtable featuring prominent playwrights and filmmakers.

15
Nov
Investigating the deaths of intellectually disabled people: reflections from the #JusticeforLB campaign
Who:Dr George Julian
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:15 Nov 2017, 4pm - 5:30pm

This talk will introduce JusticeforLB, highlight some of the campaign methods used and it’s progress to date. It will situate JusticeforLB within a broader context of UK families’ experiences of health and care providers when their relatives die.

16
Nov
Emergent Sexualities: New languages, taxonomies and categories of gender, sexual identity and relationships among young people online
Who:Associate Professor Rob Cover, University of Western Australia
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:16 Nov 2017, 4pm - 5pm

Examining interview data from an ARC Discovery Project on queer youth support and belonging across two generations, this presentation accounts for the digital emergence of “micro-minority” taxonomies of sexual/gender identity, theorising new social practices in terms of digital affordances, while presenting a framework for understanding the implications of new, meaningful languages of identity categorisation for social theory.

13
Dec
Young people and sexual health: Working across cultures
Who:Dr Sarah Bernays, University of Sydney and Jessica Botfield, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:13 Dec 2017, 3:30pm - 5pm

Dr Sarah Bernays and Jessica Botfield present on young people, sexual health and factors that influence sexual health education when working across different cultures.