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(en) Turkey, Ankara, KAOS GL* SYMPOSIUM - PROGRAM

From KAOS GL <dergi@kaosgl.com>
Date Sun, 18 May 2003 19:25:21 +0200 (CEST)


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“Problems of lesbians and gays and the search for solutions
towards social peace”
23-24 MAY 2003, Friday-Saturday
Çankaya Belediyesi Cağdaş Sanatlar Merkezi
Kennedy Caddesi No: 4
Kavaklıdere-ANKARA
Symposium homepage: http://www.kaosgl.com/sempozyum/english.html
PROGRAM:
Day 1
Friday, May 23, 2003

9:00-9:30 Registration

9:30-9:50 Opening Speeches

Burcu ERSOY, Kaos GL
Yüksel IŞIK, Deputy Mayor of Çankaya Municipality


09:50-10:00 Video Presentation

“Kaos GL in Demonstrations and Kaos GL in the Media”


10:00-11:00 Keynote Speeches

* Problems of Lesbians and Gays and the Search for Solutions
Towards Social Peace
Ali EROL, Kaos GL
* “Homosexuality, Transvestisism and Transsexuality”
Verda TÜZER, Dr., Psychiatrist, Ankara Numune Hospital
* “The Establishment of Sexual Identity”
İskender SAVAŞIR, Psychotherapist
* “Homosexuality and Being Different”
Nilgun KÜÇÜKKARACA, Assistant Prof. Dr. Hacettepe University,
School of Social Services


11:00-11:15 Coffee Break


11:10-11:15 Video Presentation

“Human Rights”


11:15-12:45 First Meeting

LESBIAN and GAY RIGHTS in The FRAMEWORK of HUMAN RIGHTS
Chairperson:
Kürşad KAHRAMANOĞLU, General Secratary of International Lesbian and
Gay Association
Speakers:

* “EuropeanUnion”
Sema KILIÇER, European Commission, Representeve of Turkey
Political Issues Consultant
* “Gay and lesbian rights as human rights in the process of
membership accession to the Europian Union”
Michael CASHMAN, European Parliamant, Member of Labour Party UK
* “Associatiations working on Human Rights and Homosexuality”
Feray SALMAN, General Secretary of Turkish Human Rights
Association
Özlem DALKIRAN, International Amnesty Organisation
* “GL Liberation Movement, Human Rights and Media”
Murat CELİKKAN, Journalist


12:45-13:45 Lunch Break


13:45-15:15 Second Meeting

The GL LIBERATION MOVEMENT as a SOCIAL MOVEMENT
Chair Person:
Yıldırım TÜRKER, Writer
Speakers:

* “Kaos GL Process”
Ali EROL, Kaos GL
* “Creating the GL Liberation Movement in Turkey”
Yeşim BAŞARAN, Kaos GL


15:15-15:25 Coffee Break and Video Presentation

“Feminism and GL Liberation Movement”


15:25-16:10 Paper Presentation:

* First Paper:
The Impact of the GL Movement on Social Change and Other
Liberation Movement
Speaker:
Gülbanu ALTUNOK, Bilkent University, Department of Political
Sciences and Civil Managementi
Şule TOKTAŞ, Bilkent University, Department of Political
Sciences and Civil Managementi
* Second Paper:
The Presentation of Lesbianism in Turkish Press
Speaker:
Zeynep Aksoy, Journalist
* Third Paper:
Attitudes Towards Homosexuality and Homosexuals: Prejudice and
Discrimination
Speaker:
Nuray SAKALLI-UĞURLU, Ph. Dr. METU, Department of Psychology
Ozanser UĞURLU, Psychologist


16:10-16:20 Coffee Break


16:20- 17:50 Third Meeting

PROBLEMS of GAY and LESBIAN WORKERS and CIVIL SERVANTS in the LABOR
FORCE AND TRADE UNIONS
Chairperson:
Nilgun KÜÇÜKKARACA, Assistant Prof. Dr. Hacettepe University, School
of Social Services
Speakers:

* “Being Gay and Worker”
Ali ÖZBAŞ, Kaos GL
* “Sexist Labor Division”
Pınar ÖMEROĞLU, KESK, Yapı-Yol TradeUnion, Chairperson of
Women’s Studies Department
* “Gay and Lesbian Rights in Trade Unions”
Kurşad KAHRAMANOĞLU, Foreign Relations Coordinator of UNISON
Trade Union, UK




Day 2
Saturday, May 24, 2003

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90:50-10:00 Video Presentation

“Media, popular culture and gay image”


10:00-11:30 First Meeting

The PRESENTATION of GAY and LESBIANS as the 'OTHER' in POPULAR
CULTURE and MEDIA
Chair Person:
Yusuf ERADAM, Prof. Dr., Ankara University, Head of Department of
American Culture and Literature
Speakers:

* Yıldırım TÜRKER, Writer
* Matthew GUMPERT, Dr., Bilkent University
* Umut GÜNER, Kaos GL


11:30-11:45 Coffee Break


11:45-12:45 Paper Presentations

* First Presentation:
Rebuilding of Male Identity During the Period of
Nonsexualisation of sexuality: A Study on Transsexuals-
Transvestites
Speaker:
Songül Sallan GÜL, Doc. Dr., Suleyman Demirel University,
Sociology
Suat KILIÇ, Süleyman Demirel University, Sociology
* Second Presentation:
City Texture and Transvestites: The Analysis of Izmir on the
Search of Social Peace
Speaker:
Suat KOLUKIRIK, Ege University, Department of Sociology
Savaş ÇAĞLAYAN, Ege University, Department of Sociology
* Third Presentation:
First-hand experience of Buse: A Self-Portrait
* Fourth Presentation:
Attempts of Psychiatric Remedy For Gay and Lesbians: Ethical
Considerations
Speaker:
Koray BAŞAR, Dr. Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine,
Department of Psychiatry


12:45-13:45 Lunch Break


13:20-13:30 Video Presentation

“Psychiatry its process and attitude towards human”


13:30-13:45 Video Presentation

“Three Musketeers versus Gayman”


13:45-15:30 Second Meeting

SOCIAL ESTABLISHMENT and CHANGE in the UNDERSTANDING of MANHOOD and
WOMANHOOD
Chairperson:
Burcu ERSOY, Kaos GL
Speakers:

* “Gender”
Aksu BORA, A.U.,Ankara University Gender and Research Centre
* “Strict Masculinity Measures in Gender or...”
N. Aysun YÜKSEL, Ass. Prof. Dr. Anadolu University, Department
of Communication
* “Sociatal Establishment of Masculinity:Reading the Legend of
Gılgamesh through Judith Butler”
Oliver KONTNY, Women History Research Group, Amsterdam, Holland
* “Social, Psychological and Cultural Establishment of Being Gay
or Lesbian”
Üstün ÖNGEL, Cukurova University, Social Psychologist
* “The Common Points Between Feminism and GL Liberation Movement”
Ayşe DÜZKAN, Member of Women Mowement and Women Press (Pazartesi)


15:30-15:45 Coffee Break


15:45-17:30 Third Meeting

SOCIO-CULTURAL DIMENSIONS of VIOLANCE AGAINST GLBTs and LEGAL
PROCEDURES
Chairperson:
M. Şevki SÖZEN, Istanbul University, Institution of Criminal Medicine
Speakers:

* “The Creation of Homofobia in The West”
İskender SAVAŞIR, Psychologist
* “Homophobia and Homophobic Jokes as Part of an Ideology in the
Relations Among Groups”
Melek GÖREGENLİ, EgeUniversity, Social Psychologist
* “Patriarchy and Violence Against Homosexuals”
Pınar SELEK, Sociologist
* “The Use of Sexually Transmitted Diseases as a Means to Attack
Homosexuals”
Tuğrul ERBAYDAR, Marmara University


17:30-17:45 Coffee Break


18:00-19:00 Closing Panel

Moderator: Murat ÇELİKKAN, Journalist

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*[Ed. note: following the antiauthoritarian mode and cooperating
with anarchists.]




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