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October 2017

Sexologies and theories of sexuality: Translation, appropriation, problematization, medicalization

30th October - 31st October
American University of Paris, France France + Google Map

Sexologies and theories of sexuality: Translation, appropriation, problematization, medicalization   The full text of the CFP is accessible at : http://calenda.org/409160 Objectives   This two-day conference proposes to examine the history of conceptions of sexuality and of gender relations that have, explicitly or implicitly, been used in sexological “constructions” since the mid-19th century. The knowledge, theories and practices to which “sexology” refers imply specific conceptions of sexuality. Sexology is a social (and, above all, medical, psychological, psychiatric or even legal) response to the questions people ask…

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November 2017

IHR History of Sexuality Seminar: Katie Sutton (Australian National University)

7th November @ 17:15 - 19:00
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, Senate House
London, United Kingdom
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"Redefining “Normal” Child Sexuality: Encounters between Sexologists and Psychoanalysts at the fin de siècle" Part of The History of Sexuality seminar at the Institute of Historical Research (co-organised by our director Dr Jana Funke). The seminar series is convened by the Raphael Samuel History Centre. All seminars are open to all and there is no need to register in advance. If you have any questions about the seminar please contact Craig Griffiths at: c.griffiths@qmul.ac.uk See the website for more details. Follow the…

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February 2018

Workshop: ‘Biological Discourses: Science, Sexuality, and the Novel around 1900’

8th February 2018 @ 15:00 - 17:00

Digital Humanities Seminar Room, Queens Building, The Queen’s Dr, Exeter. EX4 4QH. This multi-speaker, interdisciplinary workshop will feature papers from Dr Charlotte Woodford (University of Cambridge), Dr Godela Weiss-Sussex (University of Cambridge), and Cyd Sturgess (University of Sheffield). This seminar is hosted by the University of Exeter’s Centre for Medical History and the  Rethinking Sexology project, and is part of the Medical History and Humanities seminar series (details of which can be found here) If you have any questions about the…

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Workshop: China and Sexology

22nd February 2018 @ 15:00 - 17:00

This interdisciplinary workshop will feature papers from Dr Leon Rocha (University of Liverpool), and Dr Ting Guo (University of Exeter). This seminar is hosted by the University of Exeter’s Centre for Medical History and the  Rethinking Sexology project, and is part of the Medical History and Humanities seminar series (details of which can be found here) If you have any questions about the event then please get in touch with either of the co-conveners: Dr Ina Linge (K.Linge@exeter.ac.uk) or Dr Sarah…

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