CONFERENCE – Living Politics. Remembering HIV/AIDS Activism Tomorrow

12.09.2019 - 13.09.2019
Refugio, Berlin, -, -, Deutschland.


How are politics and life narratives in the fields of HIV/AIDS activism in Europe entangled?

The conference discusses the meaning, methods and importance of preserving histories of HIV/AIDS, and how these and other ongoing practices relate to current engagements with the epidemic. It brings together social science researchers, policy makers and representatives of NGOs and activist groups from the fields of HIV/AIDS, drug policy, LGBTQ rights, sex work, migration politics and prisons. The conference has been organised by the EUROPACH research team, which will present project outputs and concluding arguments about citizenship in Europe in relation to HIV/AIDS. Focus will be on Germany, Poland, Russia, Turkey, the UK and the European region. It will celebrate the opening of the exhibition “HiVstories” at the Schwules Museum, and the launch of the EUROPACH contribution to the European HIV/AIDS Archive, which includes over 100 oral history interviews.

Conference language: English with translation upon request.

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