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Indonesian Archipelagic Ipseities: Beyond Human Rights and Dichotomies of Personhood

Hamzić, Vanja (2011) Indonesian Archipelagic Ipseities: Beyond Human Rights and Dichotomies of Personhood. In: Queer at King's Lectures Series, December 2011, King's College London. (Unpublished)

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This talk presents a brief legal anthropological account of the narratives and politics of representation of various human subjectivities in Indonesia who transgress the dominant universalising sexual and gender norms. It traces both macro- and micro-streams of regulation, including those reliant on liberal legalistic discourse of human rights, whose extremities produce the stringent ‘heteronormative’ versus ‘homonormative’ poles – the two mutually reinforcing otherworlds bereft of the intrinsic complexity of sexual/gender experience across the country’s archipelagic and islandic selves.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Keywords: Indonesia, Ipseity, Archipelago, Gender, Sexuality
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Law
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Law and Social Sciences > School of Law
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
K Law > KL Asia and Eurasia, Africa, Pacific Area, and Antarctica
Depositing User: Vanja Hamzic
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2013 08:54
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/16988


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