Here we list events organised or involving members of the Sexual Knowledge unit members.

Film Screening: A Deal with the Universe

Exeter Phoenix Bradninch Place, Gandy Street, Exeter, United Kingdom

A DEAL WITH THE UNIVERSE (CTBA) + SPECIAL PREVIEW SCREENING + DIRECTOR Q&A Dir. Jason Barker 2018, 90 mins, UK 7.30pm + Q&A Documentary A Deal With The Universe is filmmaker Jason Barker’s debut feature. Autobiographical and made entirely from personal archive and home video diaries, the film follows Jason’s incredible story of how he came to […]

Sex, Sexuality & Classical Reception seminar + book launch!

Constantine Leventis Teaching Room, Building:One University of Exeter, 21 St German's Rd, Exeter, Devon

*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 […]

Childbirth and Midwifery seminar

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!    


EXETER/BERLIN TECHNOSÔMATA WORKSHOP SERIES  WORKSHOP 1  TECHNOLOGY, SEX AND GENDER IN CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY 7th of June 2019 Amory Building Room 315   Convened by: Maria Gerolemou Supported by the Centre for Knowledge in Culture in Antiquity and Beyond and the Centre for Medical History, University of Exeter This workshop proposes to explore the ways that […]

Sex and Nature: 1800-2018

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 […]


EXETER/BERLIN TECHNOSÔMATA WORKSHOP SERIES WORKSHOP 2 June 13th/14th  Exeter Phoenix Arts Centre TECHNOSOMATA: INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES. Organised by Joao Florencio and Luna Dolezal. Programme and speakers to follow.

WiP Series: Claude-Emmanuelle Centlivres Challet

The new Sexual Knowledge Unit 'work in progress' seminars will take place on Thursday 17th October 2019, between 3.30-5.30 in Laver 320. It will feature a paper from visiting scholar Claude-Emmanuelle Centlivres Challet (University of Lausanne). Title: Infant nourishment, breastfeeding, sexual violence: can modern social and natural sciences fill Roman silences? “Infant nourishment, breastfeeding, and male-female […]

Rethinking Normativity: the Normal in the History of Medicine

Rethinking Normativity: the Normal in the History of Medicine Peter Cryle and Elizabeth Stephens When: 24 October, 3.30-5.30 Where: Building One, Pearson Teaching Room, University of Exeter The Centre for Medical History is delighted to welcome Professors Peter Cryle and Elizabeth Stephens of the University of Queensland to Exeter to speak on “Rethinking Normativity: the Normal in the History of Medicine” All welcome!