History seminars at the IHR

History of Sexuality Seminar

Convenors: Anna Schaffner (University of Kent), Chiara Beccalossi (Oxford Brookes), Alison Oram (Leeds Metropolitan University), Craig Griffiths (Queen Mary), Christopher M. Waters (Williams University), Heike Bauer (Birkbeck), Jana Funke (University of Exeter), Julia Laite (Birkbeck), Jane Mackelworth (Queen Mary), Justin Bengry (Birkbeck/McGill), Claire Hayward (Kingston University), Matt Cook (Birkbeck), Sean Brady (Birkbeck), Sarah Toulalan (University of Exeter)

Venue: Court Room, 1st floor, Senate House unless otherwise stated

Time: Tuesdays 18:00

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

Some podcasts from this seminar are available online

Summer Term 2014
DateSeminar details
6 May The History of Sex in Twentieth-Century South Africa

Dr Catherine Burns (WiSER, University of the Witwatersrand)

Facts about Ourselves: Teaching Sex Education to South African Children, 1919-1939
Dr Sarah Duff (WiSER, University of the Witwatersrand)


(Chair: Dr Chiara Beccalossi)


27 May The woman with two sets of genitals: Hermaphrodites, Sexuality and Attitudes to Deviancy in Eighteenth-Century Russia

Professor Marianna Muravyeva (Oxford Brookes University)


(Chair: Dr Jana Funke)


17 June The appeal of a German Theory of Homosexuality to Zionism in the 1920s: Hashomer Hatzair Youth Movement as Mannerbund

Dr Ofer Nordheim Nur (Tel Aviv University)


(Chair: Dr Chiara Beccalossi)