Past Events

CfP: Outside/rs, 1-2 Apr 2022, Brighton/online (deadline 9 Jan 2022)

Outside/rs 2022 is a conference for postgraduate researchers, early career researchers and community parties, that provides a space to explore topics of sex, gender and queerness at the margins. The conference will be a hybrid of in-person, at the University of Brighton, and online sessions.

Example topics of submissions could include:

  • Social marginalisation, disruptive gender identities and dissident sexual cultures
  • Creating safe-spaces and navigating unsafe ones in terms of gender, sex or queerness
  • LGBTQIA+ and Queer political movements or history
  • Gender, family and kinship issues or politics
  • Queer arts, literatures, aesthetics and/or performance
  • New technologies for LGBTQ people: reproductive, non-reproductive and more
  • (Auto- )Biographies and ethnographies within and beyond the gender binary
  • Queer subjectivities, intersubjectivities and phenomenologies
  • Gendered or bodily boundaries, political borders and abolitionist responses
  • Outsides: nomadism, liminality and mobilities

We invite submissions in the form of:

  • Abstracts for complete papers (300 words)
  • Abstracts for panels (panels consist of 3 papers: include 300 words for each abstract and a cover letter)
  • Workshop proposals (400 words describing the topics, structure and aims of the workshop)

Abstracts and proposals should be sent to <> by 9 January 2022. See the conference website for more details. <;

For all enquiries or to join our mailing list for the conference, please email: