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January 2019

Jesse Olszynko-Gryn (Cambridge): ‘A Woman’s right to know: Pregnancy testing in twentieth-century Britain’

25th January @ 15:00 - 17:00

*PLEASE NOTE THE EVENT DATE, TIME AND VENUE HAVE CHANGED* Dr Jesse Olszynko-Gryn (University of Cambridge) will be joining us to talk about 'A Woman’s right to know: Pregnancy testing in twentieth-century Britain'. Queens LT6.2 The event is hosted by Exeter's Centre for Medical History: http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk/history/research/centres/medicalhistory/newsandevents/seminars/ All welcome! Abstract: Today, home pregnancy testing is completely taken for granted. It is implicated in personal decisions and public discourses around all aspects of reproduction, from miscarriage and abortion to the biological clock and IVF. And…

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February 2019

Sex, Sexuality & Classical Reception seminar + book launch!

28th February @ 15:30 - 19:00
Constantine Leventis Teaching Room, Building:One, University of Exeter, 21 St German's Rd
Exeter, Devon EX4 6TG
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*PLEASE NOTE THE EVENT START TIME AND VENUE HAVE CHANGED* Constantine Leventis Teaching Room, Building:One, University of Exeter Streatham Campus 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. Papers will be followed by a wine reception to launch Sculpture, Sexuality and History: Encounters in Literature, Culture and the Arts from the Eighteenth Century to the Present (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019), edited by Jana Funke and…

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March 2019

Childbirth and Midwifery seminar

7th March @ 15:00 - 17:00

Amory B219 Speakers: Isabel Davis (Birkbeck), Angela Muir (Cardiff), Sarah Fox (Manchester) The event is co-hosted by Exeter's Centre for Medical History and the Wellcome Centre for Cultures + Environments of Health. All welcome!    

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June 2019

Sexual Knowledge and Expertise in Eastern Europe, before and after 1945.

3rd June - 5th June

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!  

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Sex and Nature: 1800-2018

10th June - 11th June

Call for Papers Sex and Nature: 1800-2018 University of Exeter, 10-11 June 2019   Keynote speakers: Greta LaFleur, Yale University, USA Astrida Neimanis, University of Sydney, Australia Artist in Residence: Amy Cutler, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK   Since 2016 the Ecosexual Bathhouse art venue has been touring the world. Designed by the Pony Express artist collective, this roving multi-chamber venue aims to explore ecological fantasies: visitors can visit a pollination gallery, a composting glory hole, and a honey…

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