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Sexual Whiteness

Gender Institute and Centre for the Study of Human Rights seminar

Date: Wednesday 23 January 2013 
Time: 3.30-5pm 
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Professor Éric Fassin

In France, new sexual nationalisms update old colonial categories to define what can be called “sexual whiteness”: “we“ are defined by sexual democracy, while “they” are (allegedly) sexist and homophobic.

Éric Fassin is professor of sociology at Paris 8 University.

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