Welcome to IFjP 2013

– Registration now open –

General Keynote:
Atlas Shrugging:The Impossible Queer Desire of Ayn Rand
Lisa Duggan, American Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, New York University

Conference Theme Keynotes:
The (Im)possibly Queer International Feminist Politics of Solidarity in Central and Eastern Europe
Jon BinnieGeography, Manchester Metropolitan University

Mobilising Queer Theory for a Materialist Understanding of Space and the International
Vivienne Jabri, War Studies, Kings College London

(Im)possibly and necessarily queering states/nations
V Spike Peterson, International Relations/Gender Studies, University of Arizona

The Queer Question
Rahul RaoPolitics and International Studies, SOAS

*Newly confirmed speakers include*
Gail Lewis, Psychology, Open University
Chris Beasley, Politics, University of Adelaide
Andrea Cornwall, Anthropology and Development, University of Sussex
Kathleen Jones, Women’s Studies, San Diego State University
Akshay Khanna, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex

Other confirmed speakers:
Rosalind Galt, Film Studies, University of Sussex
Amy Lind, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, University of Cincinnati
Louiza Odysseos, International Relations, University of Sussex
Laura Sjoberg, Political Science, University of Florida

The deadline for submissions has now closed.

To register to attend the conference, please complete the registration form.

You can find the list of speakers, and information on accommodation and travelling to Sussex on the site.

Inquiries should be addressed to the conference coordinator Joanna Wood at cait@sussex.ac.uk   

The conference is supported by IFjPSchool of Global Studies, University of Sussex;  and the Centre for Advanced international Theory (CAIT).

We look forward to welcoming you to Sussex in May.

Conference Convenors

Heidi Hudson, Laura Sjoberg, Cynthia Weber, Co-Editors IFjP