We use “lesbian*” with an asterisk, so as to include anyone who identifies as lesbian, feminist, bi or queer, and all those who feel connected to lesbian* activism.
Date: 12th – 14th April, 2019
Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
Venue: Tourist Hotel, 2R. Okipnoi, Ukraine, Kiev, 02002
Host organization: Insight public organizationhttps://www.insight-ukraine.org/en
Established in 2008 by a group of dedicated feminist lesbians and trans people, Insight is a Ukrainian public organisation, that is committed to equal rights, freedom, inclusiveness, and diversity for all social groups. Insight is engaged in human rights and educational activities, and provides assistance and support to LGBTQI-people. The organisation brings together lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people who share a common mission and views and strive for a genuine, democratic and tolerant society. Insight works in Kyiv since 2008 and has regional offices in 5 regions of Ukraine.
Find more on our website about why the conference will happen in Ukraine: https://europeanlesbianconference.org/
All proposals must be received through this platform, by 30 November 2018!
2) Type of workshops we are expecting:
The 2019 EL*C conference theme is "BUILDING A MOMENTOUS LESBIAN MOVEMENT : LET'S BRING LESBIAN GENIUS TO THE WORLD !"
We are open to receiving a wide array of formats for workshops, whether these are interactive discussions, panel discussions, creative workshops, performance or arts-based workshops. We love audacious, illuminating, creative and unexpected proposals ! The kind of proposals that shows a strong understanding and desire to share lesbian* issues and experiences in all their complexities but also diversities and contradictions.
EL*C workshops will run for 1.5 hours. They are space to share creative experiences, fantastic visions, attractive knowledge. You might be asked to present in collaboration with others in case your proposals are similar and in order to raise the diversity of experiences shared on a given topic.
In case you have questions, you can always contact us here: firstname.lastname@example.org
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