TRACE <br>Tracing Queer Citizenship over Time: Ageing, ageism and age-related LGBTI+ politics in Europe

Tracing Queer Citizenship over Time: Ageing, ageism and age-related LGBTI+ politics in Europe

1 de janeiro de 2023 a 31 de dezembro de 2027
60 meses

In recent years, ageing has been considered a priority area in both governmental policies and research agendas. Sitting at the intersection between Gender and LGBTI Studies, on the one hand, and Age, Ageing and Life Course Studies on the other, and bringing together distant memories and the current daily management of intimate life, TRACE sociologically explores the impacts in later life of growing up in a time when legal recognition was not available for LGBTI+ people. TRACE will pay particular attention to issues related to health and well-being, care and intimacy.

Taking queer citizenship as a set of criteria through which democracies can be evaluated, TRACE also explores the extent to which the EU has influenced local political and socio-legal advancements in LGBTI+ rights, narratives and experiences over time. To respond to this aim, TRACE develops an innovative age-sensitive, analytical lens focused on ageing, ageism and age-related LGBTI+ politics through which progress and backlash in countries that experienced substantial changes in their intimate citizenship regimes will be investigated.

Grant Agreement 101044915 - TRACE, funded by the European Union within the scope of the European Research Council, and coordinated by Ana Cristina Santos. 


Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Research Council Executive Agency. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.

life-course, biographic narrative interpretive method (bnim), lgbtqi+ ageing, democracy, embodied memory, european union, populism and anti-gender backlash
European Research Council