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History of Sexuality Reminar 2017-18

Have a look at the fantastic 2017-18 programme of the History of Sexuality Seminar at the IHR. Apart from the two public lectures, no booking is required.  Just turn up on the day.

SEMINAR SERIES IN THE HISTORY OF SEXUALITY 

INSTITUTE OF HISTORICAL RESEARCH

2017-18 PROGRAMME

convened by the Raphael Samuel History Centre

All seminars take place in the Pollard Seminar Room N301, unless otherwise stated. The Pollard Room is on the third floor of the main IHR building in Senate House.

Tuesday 10 October 5.15pm 

The Mythical Sexuality of La Goulue and La Casati

Will Visconti (University of Sydney)

Tuesday 7 November 5.15pm

Redefining “Normal” Child Sexuality: Encounters between Sexologists and Psychoanalysts at the fin de siècle

Katie Sutton (Australian National University)

Wednesday 29 November 6.00pm

Turing in Context: Sexual Offences in Cheshire in the 1950s [public lecture]

Chris Waters (Williams College)

NB: this public lecture takes place at the Clore Lecture Theatre, Birkbeck College, Torrington Square, and is part of the one-day conference Queer Lives Past and Present: Interrogating the Legal.  (www.raphael-samuel.org.uk/interrogating-the-legal/ )

Thursday 30 November, 2.00pm 

“The Prairies- Coming Out Strong”: Western Canadian Queer Communities, 1969-1985  [public lecture]

Valerie Korinek (University of Saskatchewan)

NB: this public lecture takes place at the Clore Lecture Theatre, Birkbeck College, Torrington Square, and is part of the Queer Localities conference (queerbeyondlondon.com/conference/)

Tuesday 5 December 5.15pm 

Rethinking Homology and Analogy of the Sexes in the Historiography of Sexuality

Alison Moore (Western Sydney University)

Tuesday 16 January 5.15pm

Wet-nurses, sexual restrictions and wage labour in Roman Egypt

April Pudsey (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Tuesday 13 February 5.15pm 

Lesbian Domesticities: Material structures of same-sex intimacy in post-war Britain and Australia

Rebecca Jennings (UCL)

Tuesday 13 March 5.15pm 

Rethinking sexual geography: ‘sexuality’ and European identity, c. 1550-1700

Nailya Shamgunova (University of Cambridge)

Tuesday 15 May 5.15pm

Purring Vaginas and Waggling Penises:  Sexting World War One

Nancy Christie (McMaster University)

Tuesday 12 June 5.15pm

The Discovery of Pleasure: Female Sexuality in Italy and West Germany in the long 1970s

Fiametta Balestracci (Queen Mary)

Convenors: Chiara Beccalossi (University of Lincoln), Alison Oram (Leeds Beckett University), Craig Griffiths (Manchester Metropolitan University), Christopher M. Waters (Williams University), Heike Bauer (Birkbeck), Jana Funke (University of Exeter), Julia Laite (Birkbeck), Jane Mackelworth (Queen Mary), Justin Bengry (Goldsmiths), Claire Hayward (Kingston University), Matt Cook (Birkbeck), Sean Brady (Birkbeck), Sarah Toulalan (University of Exeter), Daniel Callwood (Queen Mary), Katherine Harvey (Birkbeck), Tommy Dickinson (King’s College London), Janet Weston (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), Daniel Orrells (King’s College London).

http://www.history.ac.uk/events/seminar/history-sexuality