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 Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

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 Read more…


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 Read more…

Centre for Medical Humanities