Researching the Rainbow Conference 2019 – Tickets and Call for Papers

Tickets for the Researching the Rainbow Conference at the University of Kent on 15 and 16 February 2019 are now available,

The Conference will be held on Friday 15 February from 14.00-19.00 2 and on Saturday 16 February from 10.00-17.00 and is free to attend and open to all.

The call for Papers is also open until 20 January, so there is still time to register as a contributor. Papers are welcome from academics at any stage of their career, students or professionals.

Research posters from any discipline are also welcomed for display.  If you would like to give a talk (15 or 30 minutes) or display a poster, please email by 20 January.

The University can also offer 10 students or early career researchers (up to three years post PhD) up to £140 towards travel and accommodation.  Please email if you are interested.

This is the University of Kent LGBT+ Staff Network’s third annual Researching the Rainbow Conference and will be held on the University’s Canterbury campus.

The conference, which takes part during LGBT History Month, is to showcase the vast array of excellent research being done on or related to LGBT+ people and issues, and to encourage multi-disciplinary collaboration and networking.

Previous topics have included gay and lesbian representation in the media, transgender issues within mental health care and parenting law, British colonial laws on sodomy, homosexual WWII clandestine operatives, and queer exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Art.