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States of Emergency in the Middle East: Turkey’s Kurdish Question and the LGBTI+ Struggle
September 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hakan Sandal evaluates the current situation in Turkey in the light of Turkey’s Kurdish question, the state of emergency and LGBTI+ struggle.
There will be refreshments and a chance to socialise afterwards.
Hakan Sandal is a PhD student at the University of Cambridge – Centre for Gender Studies. His doctoral research focuses on the intersection of ethnic, gender, and sexual identities, with particular focus on Kurdish LGBTs. His research interests include Gender Studies, Postcolonial Studies, Queer Theory and Critical Theory. He is an editorial board member of the journal Toplum ve Kuram and writes occasionally about Kurdish and LGBT+ politics in various newspapers and journals.
Organised by Cambridge Amnesty LGBTI subgroup.