LGBTI Refugees: Erasure, Silencing and Heteronormativity

Presenter/s: Eithne Luibheid; Lilith Raza; Renee Dixson

Event type: Panel

Event date: Wednesday, 13 November 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Event venue: Sir Roland Wilson Building #120, McCoy Circuit, ANU

This is a free panel discussion that will precede the Queer Displacements conference (

The aim of this panel to discuss the issues of sexuality and gender identity claims for protection, compare situations for LGBTIQA+ people seeking asylum and refugees in the US, Australia and Europe and raise awareness of the general public on the cause and solutions.

Confirmed speakers include Eithne Luibheid (University of Arizona), Lilith Raza (Queer Refugees Deutschland) and Renee Dixson. More speakers to be announced soon.

This event is sponsored by the Freilich Project at ANU.




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