Boka En, BA (Hons) MSc

Gender Research Office



Boka En (they/them) has been publishing and teaching in Gen­der & Sexuality Stu­dies since 2011, particularly on intimacies/​sexualities/​relationships, LGBTIQ* move­ments  and im-/possi­bilities of emanci­patory learning spa­ces. They a founding member of the Non-Mono­gamies and Contemporary Intimacies conference series, which seeks to bring together academics, activists, artists, thera­pists/coun­sellors and (other) practitioners, as well as the working group Inter*​Trans_​Nonbinary in the Austrian Gender Studies Association. Boka’s PhD project is centred around inclusions and exclusions within and across LGBTIQ*-related activism and academia, particularly in relation to knowledge politics, legiti­macy and ethical expectations. Currently, they also work as coordinator at the Gender Research Office at the University of Vienna.

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