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.
Ross Brooks (Oxford Brookes) will join us on the 13th of December 2018 to give a paper titled 'Unresolved Conflicts about Sex: Julian Huxley and the Progress of Sexology in Britain, 1916-1930.' The event, co-hosted with Exeter's Centre for Medical History and the Sexual Knowledge Unit, will take place between 3-5 in Forum seminar room […]
A DEAL WITH THE UNIVERSE (CTBA) + SPECIAL PREVIEW SCREENING + DIRECTOR Q&A Dir. Jason Barker 2018, 90 mins, UK 7.30pm + Q&A Documentary A Deal With The Universe is filmmaker Jason Barker’s debut feature. Autobiographical and made entirely from personal archive and home video diaries, the film follows Jason’s incredible story of how he came to […]
*PLEASE NOTE THE EVENT START TIME HAS BEEN CHANGED TO 15:30* This seminar brings together three early career researchers exploring the history of sex and sexuality and the reception of the ancient world in the 19th and 20th centuries. Followed by a launch of Sculpture, Sexuality and History: Encounters in Literature, Culture and the Arts from the […]
Sexual Knowledge and Expertise in Eastern Europe, before and after 1945. Brno 3 - 5 June 2019 A collaboration between the Rethinking Sexology project and Masaryk University (Czech Republic). Details and Call for Papers here!
Sex and Nature: 1800-2018 This conference is co-organised by Dr Ina Linge, Associate Research Fellow with the Rethinking Sexology project, and Dr Sarah Bezan, Newton International Fellow at The University of Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre (ShARC). The CFP for this conference can be found here. Keynote speakers: Greta LaFleur, Yale University, USA Astrida Neimanis, University […]
On 18 & 19 July 2019 Dr Ina Linge will contribute a paper to the inter-disciplinary workshop NARRATIVE SCIENCE IN TECHNO-ENVIRONMENTS: INTEGRATING HISTORY OF SCIENCE WITH ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY AND HUMANITIES at the LSE. Her paper is entitled "Narrating Human-animal Sexual Nature in 1920s Popular Science Books". You can find out more about the workshop and […]
Rethinking Normativity: the Normal in the History of Medicine Peter Cryle and Elizabeth Stephens When: 24 October, 3.30-5.30 Where: Building One, Pearson Teaching Room, University of Exeter The Centre for Medical History is delighted to welcome Professors Peter Cryle and Elizabeth Stephens of the University of Queensland to Exeter to speak on “Rethinking Normativity: the Normal in the History of Medicine” All welcome!
Dr Emma Vickers, ‘Dry Your Eyes, Princess: oral testimony, photography and co-creation’ This presentation will explore ‘Dry Your Eyes, Princess’, a project that used oral testimony and photography to narrate the experiences of trans veterans of the British Armed Forces. It discusses the historical background of the underpinning research and will reflect on some of […]
Abstracts: Sex Sells! Wolfgang Gurlitt, Erotic Print Culture and Women Artists in the Weimar Republic Camilla Smith This talk explores erotic material commissioned by the art dealer and publisher Wolfgang Gurlitt (1888–1965). Between 1919 and 1920, Gurlitt published a hand-printed series of erotic volumes Der Venuswagen (The Chariot of Venus), which straddled the areas of […]
For CfP and full details visit the conference webpages.