History of Sexuality

Venue: Pollard Room N301, 3rd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Tuesdays 17:15

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), Jane Mackelworth (Queen Mary), Justin Bengry (Goldsmiths), 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).

For further information, please contact c.griffiths@mmu.ac.uk. To sign up to our mailing list, please visit https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A0=IHR-HISTORY-OF-SEXUALITY-SEMINAR.

Autumn Term 2018
DateSeminar details
2 October
17:15
Rethinking sexual geography: ‘sexuality’ and European identity, c. 1550-1700
Nailya Shamgunova (University of Cambridge)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

13 November
17:15
Love in flame: Sex as object in the medieval mind and society
Eleanor Janega
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

11 December
17:15
‘No member pertaining to his body was ever in her’: policing male sexual behaviour in the Ulster Presbyterian community, 1700-1830
Leanne Calvert (University of Hertfordshire)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

Spring Term 2019
DateSeminar details
22 January
17:15
‘Not when you are looking for something’ - Spatial, social, narrative and political cruising through Haifa's city-space
Dotan Brom (The Haifa Queer History Project), Yoav Zaritsky (The Haifa Queer History Project)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

5 February
17:15
Harping Hares and Other Marginalia
Ruth Mazo Karras (Trinity College Dublin)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

5 March
17:15
Ultra Sensitive? How the history of emotions can benefit the history of homosexualities
Benno Gammerl (Goldsmiths, University of London)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

Summer Term 2019
DateSeminar details
30 April
17:15
Sex, Health and the State: Britain’s VD Service, 1918–1948; VD in the USSR: Science, Sexuality and Social Control
Anne Hanley (Birkbeck, University of London), Siobhan Hearne (University of Durham)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

28 May
17:15
Transtopia and the Rhetoric of History
Howard Chiang (University of California)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

18 June
17:15
‘All the soldiers want to make love’. Same-sex encounters between soldiers and civilians in the Second World War
Henk de Smaele (University of Antwerp)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR