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CONFERENCE: LGBTIQ+ Activism in Europe

In cooperation with the European Commission in Luxembourg, the Ministry of Family Affairs as well as Europe Direct University of Luxembourg, a conference series on LGBTIQ+ activism in Europe will take place this year on 7 July 2022.

The conference series will start in the afternoon with three lectures. In the second part in the evening, we will present the art project "Amsterdam Rainbow Dress" and a short documentary film.

Afterwards, we will have a panel discussion with activists from Poland, Lithuania and Hungary about the situation of LGBTIQ+ people in the respective countries and their work on the ground.


14:00 Welcome Speech by Prof. Dr. Stéphane Pallage, Rector of the University of Luxembourg
14:15 "LGBTI? - Think about it!" Lecture by Dr. Erik Schneider (Intersex & Transgender Luxembourg asbl)
15:15 "22 - The Project" and LGBTIQ+ activism today" Interview with Fleur Pierets (Belgium)
16:15 "The Situation of LGBTIQ+ in Poland" Lecture by Alicja Sienkiewicz (Poland)

17.00 Break

18.00 Welcome Speech
Anne Calteux – Representative of the European Commission in Luxembourg
Andy Maar - Representative of Rosa Lëtzebuerg asbl

Presentation of the Amsterdam Rainbow Dress + Q&A session

19.00 Panel Discussion | Moderation: Annick Goerens
Alicja Sienkiewicz (Poland)
Johanna Majercsik (Hungary)
Monika Antanaityte (Lithuania)
Marc Angel, MEP & Co-President of the LGBTI-Intergroup (Luxembourg)

Conference Programme here