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INCISE Launch event – 14 October 2016

14 October starting at 17:45 the Intersectional Centre for Inclusion and Social Justice will officially launch at Canterbury Christ Church University.

After a welcome by the vice-chancellor of the university there will be a keynote by Professor Naomi Goldenberg (University of Ottawa) – Queer Theory meets Critical Religion. The evening will be closed by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Tickets are available here.



INCISE welcomes Dr S.N.Nyeck

Dr S.N. Nyeck has joined INCISE today as Visiting Senior Research Fellow.

SN has earned her PhD in Political Science 2013 from the University of California Los Angeles, UCLA.

Her dissertation is titled The Political Economy of Ways and Means: Procurement Contracts and Development in Africa (1620-1919).

SNs areas of interest include

➢ Political Economy of Freedom as Development; Government Outsourcing/Public Procurement; Public Sector Reform; non-State Actors; Public Policy; Governance; Identity; Economics

➢ Sexuality, Religion and Politics, Human Rights (LGBTQI),

SNs expertise lies in public private-partnerships for development with a focus on developing countries (Africa); leadership in multicultural and transnational settings, multicultural communication, public speaking, grantwriting, strategic planning and evaluation, high-level negotiation, policy communication, writing and editing; data analysis (quantitative and qualitative).

Dr Nyeck will add a much needed and very welcome queer African voice to INCISEs intersectional scholarship and projects.

Follow SN on twitter: @DrSNNyeck

Check out her two edited volumes

Public Procurement Reform and Governance in Africa (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2016)

Sexual Diversity in Africa: Politics, Theory and Citizenship (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013)


INCISE events Oct 2016-Mar 2017: Launch celebration and ‘Islam and Social Justice’ series

INCISE Launch celebration (PDF)

Friday, 14 October 2016

Location – Michael Berry Lecture Theatre, CCCU, North Holmes Campus, Canterbury

17:45 Welcome by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Rama Thirunamachandran
18:00 Keynote speaker followed by Q&A
Professor Naomi Goldenberg (Ottawa)
Queer Theory Meets Critical Religion
19:00 Close by Dr Keith McLay, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Islam and Social Justice

2016-2017 Lecture/research seminar series
(Mondays, fortnightly, 5-6pm, venue Lg16 (subject to change), CCCU, North Holmes Campus, Canterbury)

17 Oct Sheikha Halima Krausen (Hamburg): Islam and Social Justice video
31 Oct Bojan Koltaj: Žižek on Islam video
14 Nov Fahid Qurashi: Muslim Radicalisation in Britain
28 Nov Lynn Revell: Islamophobia video
05 Dec Wim Peumans (University of Witwatersrand) – Queer Muslims in Belgium video
23 Jan Simon Hayhoe (Bath University): Islamic and Christian Perspectives on Disability video
06 Feb Tanya Halldórsdóttir: Islam and Gender in Yemen video
20 Feb Rami Younes: Islam and Social Justice: Perspectives from Syria video
06 Mar Zulfi Ali: Islam and Social Justice: Perspectives from Pakistan video

Dr Leonardo Raznovich joins INCISE!

Leonardo Raznovich LL.B (Buenos Aires) LL.M (Harvard) DPhil (Oxford) joins INCISEs Queering Paradigms team as Senior Research Fellow.

A practising barrister in England and Wales and former Law Lecturer at Truman Bodden Law School of the Cayman Islands, Leo return to his old home institution Canterbury Christ Church University where he taught law in torts, dispute resolution, evidence law, jurisprudence and human rights between 2003 and 2012 and headed the Law and Dispute Resolution unit (2008-2010).

He is currently the Education Officer of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Law Committee of the International Bar Association for the biennium 2016-2017.