INTIMATE (IN)JUSTICE: GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN THE POLITICS OF BORDERS

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DomEQUAL and EU Border Care Joint Workshop

**INTIMATE (IN)JUSTICE: GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN THE POLITICS OF BORDERS**

11-12 February 2019

Aula Valent, Malcanton Marcorà building (IV floor)

Dept. Philosophy and Cultural Heritage
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Dorsoduro 3484/D, Venice

**MONDAY 11TH FEBRUARY**

09:30-10:00 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
Sabrina MARCHETTI, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Vanessa GROTTI, European University Institute
Dario PELLIZZON, Head of Research Area, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

10:00-11:00 KEYNOTE by Nuno FERREIRA, Sussex University
“Asylum, sexuality and gender identity: Some preliminary findings of the SOGICA project”

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-13:00 SESSION 1 – SEXUALITY AND RIGHTS AT THE BORDERS
Giorgia SERUGHETTI, University of Milano-Bicocca
“Deserving victims or disposable people? A critique of the voluntary/involuntary binary in the European migration and border regime”
Eirini AVRAMOPOULOU, Panteion University
“A Palimpsestous Un-Writing of Vulnerability”
Discussant: Massimo PREARO, University of Verona

13.00-14.30: Lunch break

14:30-16:00 SESSION 2 – GENDER, HEALTH AND MOBILITY
Cynthia MALAKASIS and Nina SAHRAOUI, European University Institute
“Introducing gender into the theorization of health-related deservingness: Ethnographic insights from Athens and Melilla”
Chiara QUAGLIARIELLO, ANR Hypmedpro, Cems/Ehess
“Women, migration and reproductive health: Gender-based violence and maternity care services in Southern Italian borderlands”
Discussant: Alessandra GRIBALDO, University of Modena e Reggio Emilia

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

16.30-17.30 KEYNOTE by Nicola MAI, Kingston University
“Sexual Humanitarianism between bordering and resistance: preliminary findings of the SEXHUM project”

17.30-18.30: General discussion moderated by Stefania BERNINI, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice


**TUESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY**

09.30-11.00 SESSION 3 – EVERYDAY BORDERS
Daniela CHERUBINI and Giulia GAROFALO GEYMONAT, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
“The politics of borders and everyday life: The case of migrant domestic workers”
Walaa ALQAISIYA, independent researcher
“The politics of being queer in Palestine: Transcending settler colonial boundaries”
Discussant:

Laura STEFANELLI, independent researcher

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11.30-12.30 ROUNDTABLE ON “ETHICS OF GENDER AND MIGRATION RESEARCH WITHIN INSTITUTIONAL ACADEMIA AND BEYOND: PERSPECTIVES FROM 4 ERC-FUNDED PROJECTS”. 
Nicola MAI, Kingston University
Sabrina MARCHETTI, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Vanessa GROTTI, European University Institute
Nuno FERREIRA, Sussex University
Chair: Alexandra RICARD-GUAY, European University Institute

12:30-13.00: FINAL DISCUSSION moderated by Sabrina MARCHETTI, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, and Vanessa GROTTI, European University Institute