Here we list events organised by our project as well as other events we hope will interest you. If you would like to advertise your event relating to the history of sexual science here please contact us.
Gender Identities in the Past and Present: Hatshepsut & Akhenaten - LGBTQ+ History Month Special Event The Rethinking Sexology project and the Petrie Museum will be leading a discussion around gender identity focusing on depictions of the pharaohs Hatshepshut and Akhenaten in the ancient world and early twentieth-century attitudes to their allegedly ‘transgressive’ identities. We will also […]
Life writings and sexual sciences: writing the queer self in early 20th-century Germany and Austria, Ina Linge (University of Cambridge) 'Curing Queers'. Mental Nurses and their Patients, 1935-1974, Tommy Dickinson (University of Manchester) 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 […]
Special film screening of Anders als die Andern (1919) with introduction and discussion. Released in 1919, Anders als die Andern is one of the first films in history to portray male homosexuality in a sympathetic light. It was directed by Richard Oswald (1880-1963) and tells the story of a homosexual musician who get blackmailed after falling […]
Panel Session Five of The Third What Is LGBT history? Conference: Methods, Subjects, Approaches, 26- 28 February 2016 Manchester Metropolitan University Registration must be made for the entire conference - click here. A queer turn of events: LGBTIQ Psychology, past and present From homosexual subject to queer participant: The changing position of the LGBT person in psychology Orla Parslow-Breen […]
Join us for a discussion before a screening of The Danish Girl (2015), the story of Lili Elbe (1882-1931) a trans woman living in early 20th century Denmark. Our project director Dr Jana Funke will discuss the role of sexual science in developing ideas about transgender identities in the 1920s and 1930s. Wendy Benstead, costumier of stage and screen, will […]