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Yearning for Space, Pleasure, and Knowledge: Autonomous Lesbian and Queer Feminist Organising in Ljubljana

  • Teja Oblak
  • Maja Pan
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Abstract

Over the last three decades, Ljubljana has witnessed a series of autonomous lesbian feminist and queer feminist initiatives that have mostly grown in squats. Authors provide an overview of the development of the autonomous lesbian and queer feminist initiatives in Ljubljana, Slovenia, primarily focusing on the Red Dawns festival collective, the Lesbian Feminist University group and the Anarcho-Queer-Feminist Collective Rog. By intertwining the political notion of autonomy with the practice of squatting, we consider those practices as particularly relevant for the early and contemporary alternative non-mainstream political organising.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Teja Oblak
    • 1
  • Maja Pan
    • 2
  1. 1.Lesbian Feminist UniversityLjubljanaSlovenia
  2. 2.University of LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia

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