[Special Event Webinar Series] LGBTI-phobia in the Time of Covid-19: UK in Europe

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Special Event Series:
LGBTI-phobia in the Time of Covid-19

Join the BCU Centre for Security and Extremism for two special events on LGBTI-phobia in the time of Covid-19. The webinars will be open to the public and will feature speakers from key international institutions, government and civil society organisations. The series is organised in partnership with the International Network for Hate Studies.

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LGBTI-phobia in the Time of Covid-19: UK in Europe

Date: Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Time: 16.00-17.30 UK time (UTC+1)


Juul VAN HOOF, Programme Officer – Seconded National Expert, EU Agency for Fundamental Rights

Paul GIANNASI, National Policing Advisor for Hate Crime, National Online Hate Crime Hub

Jasna MAGIĆ, National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Project Manager, Galop

Ben COLLIVER, Lecturer in Criminology, BCU


Zoë JAMES, Co-Director, International Network for Hate Studies


Damian BREEN, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, BCU

Click here to register

The event is limited to 150 participants. Registration will close on 14 July.

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Both events will be recorded. The reports from the events, along with the recordings, will be posted online.


The BCU Centre for Security and Extremism brings together academic expertise from both staff and postgraduates working in the broad area of security studies and specifically issues related to hate crimes, Islamophobia, online and offline hate crimes and political and human (in)security.

The International Network for Hate Studies is a global platform bringing together academics and practitioners working in the field of hate crime.

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