Queer Lives in China

Queer Lives in China

Date: 17th June 2017                        Time: 2:45pm – 3:45pm                         Venue: SOAS

Centring around the experience of Uyghur individuals and communities in Xinjiang, Queer Lives in China will look at differences and continuities for queer and LGBT individuals in different regions of the People’s Republic of China. The discussion will explore chances for community building, challenges faced, growing up queer and LGBT and what this looks like. 

Dilnur Reyhan (National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilisations, France)

Li Maizi (Feminist Action, Beijing)

Séagh Kehoe (University of Nottingham)

Whiskey Chow (Royal College of Art, London)