Rethinking Sexology: Post-doctoral and doctoral funding opportunities at the University of Exeter

“Rethinking Sexology – The Cross-Disciplinary Invention of Sexuality: Sexual Science Beyond the Medical, 1890-1940” This major five-year Wellcome Trust-funded Joint Investigator Award project (2015-2020), led by Professor Kate Fisher (History) and Jana Funke (English) at the University of Exeter, seeks to reconsider the emergence of the scientific study of human sexuality in the late nineteenth- Read the full article…

Failures, Futures & the Queerness of Fat Sex: Francis Ray White (London Medical Sociology Group Meeting Wed 24 June 2015)

‘Failures, Futures and the Queerness of Fat Sex’ Francis Ray White (University of Westminster) London Medical Sociology Group meeting Wednesday 24th June 6-7pm Abstract: In the context of the obesity ‘epidemic’ fat people’s sex lives are cast as sterile, sexually dysfunctional or just plain non-existent. This paper analyzes medical discourses of obesity and sex in Read the full article…

Durham Centre for Sex Gender & Sexualities (Event Programme 2014-15)

You are warmly invited to the events for the Durham Centre for Sex, Gender and Sexualities throughout 2014-2015. The first session is Wednesday, the 12th November at 6pm in  the Palace Green Gallery which will be our introduction to Afterwork with a private view of Books for Boys and presentation by Professor Simon James.

Love & Sex AKA Per-Mission (St Aidan’s College, 10 March 2014)

Love and sex are complex matters. They carry profound personal and social significance. Our understanding of love and sex as objects of intellectual study straddles the social sciences, arts, humanities and sciences. Despite the multiple perspectives offered by these disciplines, much exceeds exploration by traditional academic means.. Love & Sex aka Per-Mission is a ground Read the full article…

Sex, gender, sexualities, sexual health; dance & social science: An Invitation to Collaborate

Simon Forrest, Senior Teaching Fellow in the School of Medicine, Pharmacy & Health writes: This is an invitation to join in a collaboration with the dance company State of Emergency  in the development of new performance piece, Per:mission, focusing on issues around sex, gender, sexualities and sexual health and targeted at young people. The interface Read the full article…

Centre for Sex, Gender and Sexualities’ Summer PG/ECR Workshop (CfP, Durham University, 5 June 2013).

The workshop, which has limited space, is designed specifically for postgraduates, advanced students and staff who research in the area of sex, gender and sexualities, who are interested in spending a day participating in a truly interdisciplinary workshop and who are excited by learning something different. In addition to two fantastic plenary speakers, the workshop Read the full article…

Society and policy without boundaries: Centre for Sex, Gender and Sexualities at Durham University, Public Meeting Wed 29 Feb 2012

The Centre for Sex, Gender and Sexualities invites all university staff and students and members of the community to participate in an ‘open forum’ for discussing the future activities of the centre. Wednesday 29th February 2012, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Room 147, Elvet Riverside 1, 83 New Elvet, Durham, County Durham DH1 3JT Tea Read the full article…

Durham’s Purple goes Pink! – An Invitation to the launch of Durham University’s first Research Centre For Sex, Gender And Sexualities

Durham’s Purple goes Pink! – Come to the launch of Durham University’s first Research Centre For Sex, Gender And Sexualities Thursday 17th November 6:15 – 7.30pm Followed by wine and canapés from 7.30pm Appleby Lecture Theatre Durham University Science Site, South Road, DH1 3LE We know that Durham has sometimes had the image of being something of Read the full article…

‘Gender, Sex and Sexualities: A Day of Provocations’ Friday 23 September 2011

The Centre for Medical Humanities, in partnership with the Gender and Sexuality Research Network, is delighted to announce that Durham University’s first interdisciplinary research day on Gender, Sex and Sexualities will be held on Friday 23 September 2011. Full details of the programme are available here. To register, please complete the form here. There is Read the full article…

Centre for Medical Humanities supports the Inaugural Durham Gender, Sex and Sexualities Research Day

The Gender and Sexualities Research Network (GASRN) provides an interdisciplinary forum for Durham academics and postgraduates to discuss and develop their research on gender, sex and sexuality. The Centre for Medical Humanities is delighted to support the inaugural Gender, Sex and Sexualities Research Day on Friday 23 September. The call for contributions is now open; Read the full article…