Queer dis/placements: Syria and Ukraine

  • Tanna, N. (Organiser)
  • Marcin Smietana (Organiser)
  • hakan sandal-wilson (Organiser)

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventSeminar/workshop/course



Olena Shevchenko (Chair, Insight NGO, Ukraine)
Natalia (Displaced queer person from Ukraine)
Miroslawa Makuchowska (Kampania Przeciwko Homofobii, Poland)
Evgenia Giakoumopoulou (Co-Chair of EL*C Eurocentralasian Lesbian Community)
Francois Zankih (Syrian Human Rights Defender and Gender Activist member at Amnesty International, founder and chairman of the board of Guardians of Equality Movement )

Yener Bayramoğlu (Alice Salomon, University of Berlin)


At this urgent roundtable, transnational queer activists and queer displaced people from Ukraine and Syria discuss the most pressing issues for LGBTQ+ people in situations where war and armed conflict exacerbate discrimination. They also reflect on how displacement, war and conflict become a lens to understand cisgenderism and heteronormativity.
Period31 May 2022
Event typeSeminar