5th December 2016 (Day 1)

10.00 – 11.30
Opening Keynote
Constructing Masculinity and Masculinity Research

James W. Messerschmidt  (University of Southern Maine)
12.00 – 14.00

Seminar I.
Sexual/Intimate Citizenship

Chair: Luca Trappolin (University of Padova)

Paper givers:

Erosion of Heteropatriarcal Citizenship: Reflections on sexuality policies in Spain
Octavio Salazar  (Universidad de Córdoba)

Construction and representation of homosexual masculinities using critical masculinities’ theory and queer theory
Cirus Rinaldi (University of Palermo)

“Ci si sente famiglia, ecco”. Experiences of Italian gay fathers through surrogacy
Tatiana Motterle  (INTIMATE – Citizenship, Care and Choice)

14.00 – 15.30
Lunch Break
15.30 – 17.30

Seminar II.
Politics of Representations

Chair: Begonya Enguix (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. UOC)

Paper givers:

Men’s gender-conscious antiviolence activism: moving change, tensions and resistances
Krizia Nardini (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. UOC)

Stefano Ciccone

The “implicit man”. Models of masculinity in media representations of gender violence
Elisa Giomi (Roma Tre University)

17.45 – 18.15
Introducing AboutGender
18.15 – 20.00
Activist meeting:
exchange among men’s organizations and other NGOs at the event.

6th December 2016 (Day 2)

9.30 – 11.30

Seminar III.
Men and Care, Social Order and Masculinities

Chair: Paco Abril (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. UOC)

Paper givers:

“New Fathers” and Care: Expectations, Aspirations and Resources
Marco Deriu (University of Parma)

Men in long term care: family, social order and masculinities
Dolors Comas d’Argemir (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona)

Involved fatherhood: legitimising different masculinities or legitimising excuses?
Sveva Magaraggia (University of Milan-Bicocca)

12.00 – 14.00

Seminar IV.
Migrations and Transnational Construction of Masculinities

Chair: Emanuela Abbatecola (Università di Genova)

Paper givers:

The construction of a ‘proper’ masculinity at the asylum court. Cultural misunderstandings about queer asylum seekers in Italy
Dany Carnassale (University of Padua)

Real men on the streets. Conflicting masculinities between Bangladesh and Rome
Pietro Vereni (Università di Roma)

Fragmented Masculinities on the Move
Calogero Giametta (Birkbeck College, London)

14.00 – 15.00
Lunch Break
15.00 – 16.30
Closing Keynote
Euroscepticism and the gender and sexual politics of neoliberalism
Jon Binnie (Manchester Metropolitan University)
17.45 – 20.00
Activist meeting: exchange among men’s organizations and other NGOs at the event
Closing dinner