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About the project

Read about project aims and watch our project video to find out more about how we are rethinking the history of sexual science at the University of Exeter.

Interdisciplinary Histories Conference

The first Rethinking Sexology in 2017 conference examineed dynamics of interdisciplinary exchange and collaboration from a historical perspective. Find out more…

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Sexologies européennes – European Sexologies

A series of gatherings in 2016-2017 which seek to assess the current state of research in a thriving field and to create a European research network on the history of sexology.

Dialogues between West & East on History of Medicine

Cross-disciplinary workshop in 2016 at the International Center for Studies of Chinese Civilization, Fudan, China, including a strand on Sexology, Gender and History of Medicine.

Talks and interviews on sexual science

Listen to recordings of talks and watch interviews with other researchers studying the history of sexual science, such as Ina Linge (University of Cambridge) and Chiara Beccalossi (University of Lincoln).

Events Calendar

Our calendar lists talks, seminars, workshops and other events organised by our project team and others which explore new ways of thinking about sexology, sexuality and gender.

Public Engagement and Impact

The Rethinking Sexology team organise and take part in a range of activities and projects with non-academic partners and audiences.

Sexual Knowledge unit

Rethinking Sexology is part of the Sexual Knowledge unit which brings together scholars from across the humanities, social sciences and biomedical sciences engaged in research about the construction and authorisation of sexual knowledge…