Following the successful research Symposium held in May 2019, the Department of Gender and Sexualities within the Faculty for Social Wellbeing, with the support of the Malta LGBTIQ Rights Movement (MGRM), the Human Rights Directorate and Europe Direct Information Centre (University of Malta) is pleased to announce the 2nd Research Symposium on LGBTIQ issues to be held on 21 April 2021.
The main aim of the symposium is to bring together under-graduate and post-graduate students as well as academics, from various departments and faculties, who are interested in research in LGBTIQ topics.
The research symposium will take place on the evening of 21 April 2021 as part of the IDAHOBIT activities. Research studies that have been finalised within the last 5 years are eligible for the symposium. Abstracts of not more than 300 words should be sent via email by 1 February 2021. Preliminary enquiries should also be sent to this email.
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of the submission by 1 March 2021. Papers from the proceedings of the Symposium will be published. Selected participants will be expected to give a 15-minute presentation of their research and submit a paper of 3,000 words by the date of the Symposium.
The publication of the 2019 Symposium can be accessed online.