OUTing The Past Bergen 2019
Skeivt arkiv arrangerer OUTing the Past Bergen, og presenterer en rekke forelesninger med skeiv historie som tema på Bergen offentlige bibliotek:
SIGRID SANDAL: Korleis vart det forvaltningspraksis å krevje irreversibel sterilisering for å anerkjenne riktig juridisk kjønn i Noreg fram til juli 2016? (Foredrag på norsk.)
JEANETTE SOLSTAD: Respecting Diversity. (Foredrag på engelsk.)
ELISABETH LUND ENGEBRETSEN: A brief History of Pride Activism in Norway, 1969-2019. (Foredrag på engelsk.)
SIRI SUNDE: Kirken og kjærligheten. (Foredrag på norsk.)
TONJE LOUISE SKJOLDHAMMER: Forargerlig og uteerlig forhold. Rettsforfølgelse av sex mellom kvinner på midten av 1800-tallet i Norge (Foredrag på norsk.)
GARY CHAPMAN: The Rocky Twins. Norway's outrageous Jazz age beauties. (Foredrag på engelsk.)
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Gary Chapman is the author of The Rocky Twins. Norway’s Outrageous Jazz Age Beauties (Edditt Publishing, 2018). He has also written The Dolly Sisters: Icons of the Jazz Age (Edditt Publishing, 2013).
Elisabeth Lund Engebretsen is Associate Professor in gender studies at The University of Stavanger, Norway. Her research has been focussed on queer and gender identities in modern China. She is author of Queer Women in Urban China. An Ethnography (Routledge, 2013) and co-editor (with Willam F. Schroeder and Hongwei Bao) of Queer/Tongzhi China. New Perspectives on Research, Activism, and Media Cultures (NIAS press, 2015). She is currently working on a book about Norwegian pride activism from the 1970s to present.
Sigrid Sandal is a historian (M.A.) from the University of Bergen. Her master thesis is En særlig trang til å ville forandre sit kjønn’ Kjønnsskiftebehandling i Norge 1952–1982 [A particular urge to change one’s own gender. Gender reassignment treatment in Norway 1952–1982] (University of Bergen, 2017).
Tonje Louise Skjoldhammer is a historian. Her master thesis, on which her talk is based, is “Forargeligt og Uteerligt Forhold.” Rettsforfølgelse av sex mellom kvinner på midten av 1800-tallet i Norge [Offensive and Unseemly Behaviour. Prosecution of sex between women in the mid-eighteen hundreds in Norway].
Jeanette Solstad is a trans activist from Ulsteinvik, living in Oslo. From 1969 to 1982 she was a military officer in the Norwegian Navy – the last four years as a submarine captain. As a trans activist Solstad became famous for her campaign against the Norwegian state who declined her application to change her legal gender withouth having surgical treatment. The campaign, supported by Amnesty International, drew a lot of attention from all over the world.
Siri Sunde is apriest in the (lutheran) Church of Norway. She graduated as a theologian (cand. theol.)at the University of Oslo 1994. In 1996 she became chaplain, but her civil partnership with Eleanor Brenna, registered in 1997, caused a controversy within the church. as well as extensive media coverage. Finally liberal bishop Rosemarie Köhn defied the official policy of the church, allowing her to continue in her position. She is now the parish priest in Brøttum, Hedmark (Eastern Norway).