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Conversation with Jean Wyllys

Friday 30 September, 2022 at 17h
Sala Gabriel Oliver, Edifici Josep Carner, pis -1
Facultat de Filologia i Comunicació
Universitat de Barcelona
C/ Aribau 2, 08007 Barcelona
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Jean Wyllys is a journalist, researcher, defender of LGTBIQ+ rights, former deputy of the Brazilian congress now in exile; he is currently doing his predoctoral research at the Universitat de Barcelona. Wyllys, one of the most prominent names in the political scene and activism in favor of sexual rights in Brazil, will share in conversation with Helena González Fernández (ADHUC-Universitat de Barcelona) his critical view of the current situation in his country, the rise of Bolsonarism, the murder of Marielle Franco, the role of fake news, the outbreak of violence against the defense of sexual and gender rights but also the challenge and opportunity that Lula's candidacy represents in the next presidential elections. The event will be introduced by Montserrat Llobet, Vice-Rector for Equality and Gender at the Universitat de Barcelona, ​​and Mònica Rius Piniés, director of Càtedra UNESCO Dones.


This activity is part of the SDG#5 Cycle, organized by Càtedra UNESCO Dones, and has the support of the Institut Català de les Dones.

Hanan Jasim
Jean Wyllys,
Helena González Fernández,
Monserrat Puig Llobet,
Mònica Rius Piniès
Càtedra UNESCO Dones, desenvolupament i cultures / ADHUC-Teoria, Gènere, Sexualitat;
Grup de Recerca Consolidat Creació i pensament de les dones (2021 SGR 01097);
Universitat de Barcelona
In collaboration with
Institut Català de les Dones, Generalitat de Catalunya