LGBT Rights in the Balkans in the Communist Era and Today

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Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Public, Student, Trainees, Morningside, Social Justice, Other, International and Public Affairs, Lecture, Seminar, Other
Event Location: 
International Affairs Building 1201
Date from: 
2016-09-26 16:00:00
Date to: 
2016-09-26 17:30:00

Please join the East Central European Center and SIPA Spectrum for a talk with Zvonimir Dobrović, LGBT rights activist and editor of An Oral History of Homosexuality in Croatia. Dr. Jasmin Mujanović (Friedrich Ebert Foundation, former visiting scholar at the Harriman Institute) will discuss LGBT rights in the Balkans, and Dobrović will present passages of the English translation of his book. Zvonimir Dobrović is an activist, curator, and festival director from Croatia. He is the founder and artistic director of Domino, the biggest independent art organization in Croatia, responsible for running several festivals – Queer New York International Art Festival, Queer Zagreb, and Perforations – Week of Live Art. Through different platforms he curates over 100 performances annually, staged all over the world. Dobrović has also edited several books, including An Oral History of Homosexuality in Croatia. He regularly holds workshops on curating and art management.

For further information regarding this event, please contact Carly Jacksonby sending email to crj2116@columbia.edu or by calling 212 854 6217.

Contact Name: 
Carly Jackson
Contact Phone: 
212 854 6217
Event Contact Email: 
crj2116@columbia.edu
Event Date: 
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 16:00