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Works in Progress

The Global Sexual and Gender Identities Policy Lab’s Works-in-progress series provides a forum for scholars to present their research at all stages of development, from early ideas for new projects to complete papers near to submission. 

Details of forthcoming seminars will be added here in due course.

These seminars are open to LSE staff and students





7 February 2024

MSc dissertation proposal roundtable

A free-form roundtable discussion with MSc students who are in the early stages of their dissertation research on issues relevant to sexuality and gender identity. 


26 January 2024

Works-in-progress series 

Carlos Alberto ALZA, "Morality Politics and Policy Change in Latin America. The Case of Marriage Equality".

24 November 2023

Works-in-progress series 

Guodong Ju, "What LGBTQ+ discuss on Chinese social media: a structure topic model analysis from 2005-2022". 

13 October 2023

Works-in-progress series 

Eliz Wong, "Family Dynamics and Parental Recognition in Same-sex Marriage Formation in Taipei and Hong Kong".

5 May 2023

Works-in-progress series 

Guodong Ju and Songyin Liu, “Making Sense of Queer Backwardness: A Structured Topic Analysis of Online Debates on Taiwan’s Gay Marriage Legislation on Zhihu”.  


31 March 2023

Works-in-progress series 
Joe Strong, “Sexuality and social control among men in Ghana”.


3 March 2023

Works-in-progress series 
Eliz Wong, “The power and limits of same-sex marriage legislation on marital intention and experience: A comparative study of Chinese same-sex couples in Taipei and Hong Kong”.