About the project

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

Sexology and Development – Calls for Papers!

We are organising an exciting international conference in October with the project Sexology, Hormones and Medical Experiments in the Latin Atlantic World. See our call for papers now open.

Public Engagement Knowledge Exchange Workshop

This event with the Sex & History project explored projects with young people in the area of sex, sexuality, gender, education, health, and involving museums, collections and exhibitions.

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.

Interdisciplinary Histories Conference

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

Publications

Find out about publications on the history of sexual science by the project team.

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…