Trans and Sex Change in Contemporary Iran: A Socio-legal Study of Gendered Policies and Practices

  • Date: –18:00
  • Location: Zoom Zoom-link published here a week prior to the event, at the latest.
  • Lecturer: Zara Saeidzadeh, Örebro Universitet
  • Organiser: Centre for Gender Research
  • Contact person: Nicole Ovesen
  • Seminarium

Zara Saeidzadeh completed her doctoral degree in Gender Studies at Örebro University, Sweden on June 4, 2020. In her doctoral thesis, she examines the lives of trans people who undergo sex-change surgery in Iran from a socio-legal perspective. She now teaches and works as a researcher in Gender Studies at Örebro University. She is also a research associate at Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concord

The Centre for Gender Research organises open queer seminars for all interested and/or actively working with the concept of 'queer', through practice, theory or activism. 

All seminars are for the moment planned to be held via Zoom; 16.15–18.00. 
A  zoom-link for each seminar is published one week prior to the seminar, at the latest.  

Please observe that only seminars with English titles are held in English.

PROGRAMME AUTUMN 2020: NEW PHDS, DEW DIRECTIONS IN QUEER RESEARCH

5 OCTOBER
Death at the End of the Rainbow: Rethinking Queer Kinship, Rituals of Remembrance and the Finnish Culture of Death
Varpu Alasuutari, University of Turku

2 NOVEMBER
Digitala förbindelser: Rum, riktning och queera förbindelser
Evelina Liliequist, Umeå Universitet

7 DECEMBER
Trans and Sex Change in Contemporary Iran:A Socio-legal Study of Gendered Policies and Practices
Zara Saeidzadeh, Örebro Universitet