The Success Story of Gender and Sexuality Conference 2019

The 2nd International Conference on Gender and Sexuality 2019, was held on 03-04 in Bangkok, Thailand under the theme “Re-thinking Gender and Sexuality: What do we know? What have we learnt? What’s next?”. The conference was organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka in collaboration with the University of Johannesburg, South Africa as the Co-hosting partner `while University of Genova, Italy, and University of Balochistan, Pakistan as the academic partners for this year’s conference.

The conference provided an opportunity for delegates to share their valuable knowledge and experience of gender studies from various perspectives.  Moreover, the conference welcomed 50+ participants from 18 countries around the world.

Inauguration Ceremony

The opening remarks of Gender and Sexuality 2020 were made by the Conference Chair Prof. Shahana Rasool (D. Phil Social Policy –Oxford, Associate Prof.: HEAD of Department of Social Work, University of Johannesburg, South Africa together with Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management).

Keynote Forum & Plenary Session

The Keynote forum was represented by Jessica Lynn, world-renowned transgender advocate and activist under the title Jessica Lynn’s Transgender Journey, Who Writes the Rules? .

Jessica Lynn

Transgender advocate and activist USA
Speech Title: “Jessica Lynn’s Transgender Journey, Who Writes the Rules? “

Plenary speeches were delivered by the following resource persons:

Jennie A. Williams

Independent Consultant:
Trafficking and Gender Specialist Ph.D. Candidate at Mahidol University Thailand
Speech Title – “Empowering the Genders: understanding harmful masculinities and consent”

Dr. Rita Bencivenga

TCGEL – Trinity Centre for Gender Equality and Leadership
Trinity College
Ireland
Speech Title- “Gender/Sexuality in the workplace: IT companies and Higher Education Departments”?

Conference memories 2019
Our Official Partners

HOSTING PARTNER

University of Johannesburg,
South Africa

ACADEMIC PARTNER

University of Genova,
Italy

ACADEMIC PARTNER

University of Balochistan,
Pakistan

ORGANIZED BY

The International Institute of Knowledge Management (Tiikm)

TOUR & ACCOMMODATION PARTNER

EVENT PARTNER