Friday, 3 June 2011

Call for abstracts: Fleeing Homophobia Conference

Call for abstracts

    Conference: Fleeing Homophobia
    Date: 5 & 6 September 2011
    Place: VU University Amsterdam

Submit an abstract!

During the conference, two sessions have been reserved for researchers who want to present papers. Papers are invited on any topic that is directly relevant for LGBTI asylum cases, including (but not restricted to):
  •     Credibility assessment
  •     Coming out late
  •     Persecution by third parties
  •     Country of Origin Information
  •     Preventing persecution by being 'discreet'
  •     Increasing LGBTI awareness
  •     Sexual orientation: act or identity?
Papers do not necessarily have to be finished products. Work in progress is more than welcome. If you want to submit a paper, send an abstract of no more than 250 words to Louis Middelkoop at before 15 June 2011. Papers should be submitted at the latest on 15 August 2011, and will be posted on the conference website.

Fleeing Homophobia is a project of COC Netherlands and VU University Amsterdam, in cooperation with the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, Avvocatura per i diritti LGBT/ Rete Lenford, and the European Council on Refugees and Exiles.

Fleeing Homophobia is funded by the European Refugee Fund, the Dutch Ministry of Justice, and the participating organisations.


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