Framing African Queer and Trans Mobilities: Absences, Presences and Challenges

Ringvorlesung im Sommersemester 2023 im Rahmen des Studienprogramms "Gender Studies und feministische Wissenschaft" mit Themenschwerpunkt, unterschiedliche geographische Kontexte und Perspektiven auf LGBTI*Q-Politik in einer postkolonialen Welt zu thematisieren.


11. Mai 2023 18:00 – 11. Mai 2023 20:00
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Framing African Queer and Trans Mobilities: Absences, Presences and Challenges

B Camminga (they/them) is a fellow at the Institute for Cultural Inquiry, Berlin, and a research associate at the African Centre for Migration & Society, Wits University. They have held several visiting fellowships, including at the Universities of Edinburgh and Oxford. They work on issues relating to gender identity and expression on the African continent with a focus on transgender migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. Their first monograph, Transgender Refugees and the Imagined South Africa, received the 2019 Sylvia Rivera Award in Transgender Studies (with Aren Azuira). They are the co-convenor of the African LGBTQI+ Migration Research Network (ALMN), which aims to advance scholarship on all facets of LGBTQI+ migration on, from, and to the African continent by bringing together scholars, researchers, practitioners, and activists to promote knowledge exchange and support evidence-based policy responses. B is co-editor of Beyond the Mountain Queer Life in Africa’s ‘Gay Capital’ (2019) with Zethu Matebeni, and Queer and Trans African Mobilities: Migration, Diaspora, and Asylum (2022) with John Marnel.

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Dr. B Camminga


Zentrum für Gender Studies und feministische Zukunftsforschung