Program in Word and PDF

NB!! Please, notice that the time of sessions stated in the schedule is Helsinki time, which is Eastern European Time (EET).

If you’d like to attend any of the following sections or all of them, please register here.

1 December 2020
Introduction and welcome words
Time: 16:00-16:10
Marianna Muravyeva, University of Helsinki (Finland)
Alexander Kondakov. UCD, Ireland

Session 1. Queering Family Violence: New Theoretical Approaches
Time: 16:20-17.40
– Esra Ummak
Untangling the Relationship between IH and IPV
 – Monika Grønli Rosten
Norwegian Social Research (NOVA), Oslo Metropolitan University (Norway)
BDSM, consent and violence in same sex relationships
– Kris Clarke & Mona Livholts
Faculty of Social Science, University of Helsinki (Finland)
Exploring the intersection of social work and intimate partner violence in queer

3 December 2020
Session 2. Queer Violence at Intersections
Time: 18:00-19:30
– Jen Marchbank
Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, Simon Fraser University (Canada), Youth 4 A Change
LGBT Elder Abuse – Intergenerational Arts Prevention
– Nicole Ovesen
Centre for Gender Research, Uppsala University (Sweden)
Queering as disruption: challenging notions of time and progress through stories of IPV in lesbian and queer relationships in Sweden
– Stephane Azarian
Department of Media, Culture, and Language, University of Roehampton (UK)
Out and Queer: when vulnerability meets violence.

4 December 2020
Session 3. Approaches to Queer and Violence
Time: 10:00-11:30
– Helga Eggebø and Elisabet Stubberud
The Norland Research Institute in Bodø (Norway)
Experiences of violence among queer migrants in Norway
– Damien Riggs (Flinders University, Australia), Nik Taylor (University of Canterbury, UK) and Heather Fraser (QUT)
“The Link” Between Animal and Human Directed Violence in LGBTQ+ People’s Lives
– Kseniya Kirichenko
ILGA World
When Global Meets Local: UN Human Rights Mechanisms on Queer Family Violence

Closing words
Time: 11.30-12.00