Central Asia Days 2019

On November 24th and November 25th Centralasiengrupperna is hosting the sixth annual Central Asia Days conference in Stockholm! This two-event will include seminars, lectures, discussions, and a movie screening, with activists, civil society members and researchers from Central Asia and Europe. Free admission. Please, sign up here: https://simpleeventsignup.com/event/159604 Full program: November 24, 12.00 – 15.30 ABF Huset (Per-Albin room), Sveavägen 41, Stockholm 12.00 – 12.30 Reception 12.30 – 13.50 Lecture: “I am not really a feminist, but …” conducting feminist research among young women in Tajikistan The lecture will be held by Davlatbegim. She will share her experience of implementing a feminist research project...

“LBTQ-people in Kazakstan are discriminated on many levels in the society”

It has been a hectic year for Zhanar Sekerbayeva. Recently, Zhanar and her colleagues at Kazakhstan Feminist Initiative «Feminita» finalized 228 surveys and 43 interviews with lesbians, bisexuals and queer persons in Kazakhstan. – People sometimes say that we don’t have any lesbians in Kazakhstan. Here’s the proof that they are wrong and also a needs assessment of this group....

Central Asia Days 2017

On November 26th and 27th Centralasiengrupperna (CAG) is hosting the fourth annual Central Asia Days! This two-event will include seminars, lectures, discussions, and a movie screening, with activists and civil society members from Central Asia. Free admission.  Full program: November 26, 13.30 – 19.00 Solidaritetshuset (Draken) Tegelviksgatan 40, Stockholm 13.30 – 14.00 Reception 14.00 – 16.00 Panel discussion  Queer feminism and activism in Central Asia and expression of feminism in art and culture The panel will be led by Zhanar Sekerbayeva, who comes from queer-feminist initiative “Feminita” based in Almaty, Kazakhstan, and Ruth Jenrbekova, who comes from Creolex cultural center,...