Preliminary Programme

Showing: Sexuality (all days)
Wed 12 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 13 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Fri 14 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 15 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00

All days
Wednesday 12 April 2023 08.30 - 10.30
E-1 SEX01 Baltic Queer Histories from the Late Soviet and Early Post-Soviet Era
Network: Sexuality Chair: Arturas Tereškinas
Organizer: Rebeka Põldsam Discussant: Arturas Tereškinas
Shaban Darakchi : Navigating “Perversity”: Classification and Control of Homosexuality in Bulgaria 1944-1989
Ineta Lipsa : Criminal File on Hooliganism as an Insight into the Practices of Male Same-Sex Sexual Subculture: the 1966 Case of Sauna at Ziedo?d?rzs (Spring-time Park) in Riga
Rasa Navickaite : In the Name of Love?: Gender Complementarity and Sexual Deviance in Late Soviet Lithuania
Rebeka Põldsam, Riikka Taavetti : “I never was this theoretical lesbian type”: Memories and Experiences of Estonian-Finnish Lesbian Community from the Early 1990s
Karlis Verdinš : Latvian Queers after the Fall of the Iron Curtain: Between Fictionality and Documentality

I-1 WOM20 Policy, Religiion and Reproductive Rights
Networks: Sexuality , Women and Gender Chair: Laura Kelly
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Agnieszka Balcerzak : Brave Sisters or “Keep Your Rosaries Off My Ovaries”: Reproductive Rights, Abortion Access and Corporeal Autonomy in Poland and Croatia
Wannes Dupont : Turning the Tide: Vatican Opposition to Birth Control in India (1950-1977)
Nathalie Le Bouteillec : Equal Rights to Parents: the Paternity Procedure in Sweden and its Consequences for the Child

Wednesday 12 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
E-2 SEX02 Catholicism, Gender and Anti-abortion Activism in Europe (1970s-Present)
Networks: Health and Environment , Sexuality , Women and Gender Chair: Agnieszka Koscianska
Organizer: Agata Ignaciuk Discussant: Azzurra Tafuro
Anne-Sophie Crosetti : Feminism and “Pro-life” Groups in Belgium and France: from Hatred to (Strategic) Love? (1970-Present)
Agata Ignaciuk, Ángela Segura-Arenas : Catholicism and Anti-abortion Activism in the Spanish 1980s
Laura Kelly : Anti-abortion Activism in the Republic of Ireland, c.1980s-1990s: Gender, Emotions and Transnational Influences
Sylwia Kuzma-Markowska : “The Right to Life” Behind the Iron Curtain: the Polish Anti-Abortion Movement, the Catholic Church, and the Communist State in the 1970s and 1980s
Lucas Ramos : Catholics in the Age of Sexual Revolution: Homosexuality, Marriage, and Welfare in Postwar Italy (1948-1965)

M-2 ETH20 Intersectionality
Networks: Ethnicity and Migration , Sexuality Chair: Marjolein Schepers
Organizers: - Discussant: Marlou Schrover
Betty De Hart, Julia Woesthoff : Gender and Citizenship Law in the Netherlands and (West) Germany after 1945: a Comparative Perspective on Consequences and Responses
Linda Reeder : Modern Italy and the Making of the Migrant: State Surveillance, Gender, and Mobility in the 19th century

Wednesday 12 April 2023 16.30 - 18.30
E-4 SEX12 New Books session
Network: Sexuality Chair: Kate Davison
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Laura Kelly : Contraception and Modern Ireland: A Social History, c.1922–92, Cambridge University Press, 2022.
Agnieszka Koscianska : To See a Moose: The History of Polish Sex Education, Berghahn Books, 2021
Michael Rosenfeld, Peniston William A. : The Italian Invert. A Gay Man’s Intimate Confessions to Émile Zola

Thursday 13 April 2023 08.30 - 10.30
E-5 SEX03 International Aspects of the Pornography Trade (1850-2000)
Network: Sexuality Chair: Wannes Dupont
Organizer: Leon Janssens Discussant: Wannes Dupont
Leon Janssens : Auguste Brancart and the Fear of Pornography, 1851-1911
Claudio Monopoli : The Agency of Pornographic Photography: Sexuality and Visual Culture in Italian Censorship Nets, 1839-1919
Alessio Ponzio : Homophile Ambivalence: Respectability, Transnational Porn, and Erotic Escapades
Jens Rydstrom : Into the Wild: Swedish Pornographic Discourse 1954–1986

Thursday 13 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
E-6 SEX11 Roundtable: Teaching the History of Sexuality in Europe
Network: Sexuality Chair: Rebecca Jennings
Organizers: - Discussants: Henk de Smaele, Martin J. Goessl, Agata Ignaciuk, Katerina Liskova, Jens Rydstrom

Thursday 13 April 2023 14.00 - 16.00
B-7 WOM06 Book Discussion. Violence Against Women in Eastern Europe - History, Law and Legacy Since Early Modern Times
Networks: Sexuality , Women and Gender Chair: Marianna Muravyeva
Organizer: Marianna Muravyeva Discussants: -
Sigita Cerneviciute : Fatal Family Violence: Femicide in Lithuania in 1918–1940
Monika Kareniauskaite : Domestic Violence in Soviet and Post-Soviet Lithuania: Social Norms, Law and Criminal Prosecution
Sharon Kowalsky : Domestic Violence in Early Soviet Russia: State Visions and Social Realities

E-7 SEX04 Intersectional Histories of Race and Reproduction in the 20th Century
Network: Sexuality Chair: Laura Kelly
Organizer: Caroline Rusterholz Discussant: Eszter Varsa
Agnieszka Koscianska : Gender on Trial versus Race on Trial: Sexuality and Race in Socialist Poland
Caroline Rusterholz, Laura Kelly : ‘Ban the Jab’: Depo-Provera, Class, Race, Medical Authority and Resistance in 1970s and 1980s Britain
Rachell Sanchez Rivera : Exploring the Histories and Legacies of Eugenics: Population Control and the Quest for Reproductive Justice in Mexico
Christabelle Sethna : In the Shadow of the Holocaust: Dr Henry Morgentaler, Anti-Semitism, and Abortion in Canada

Thursday 13 April 2023 16.30 - 18.30
L-8 ETH11 Sex Work and Migration in Modern Europe
Networks: Ethnicity and Migration , Sexuality Chair: Magaly Rodríguez García
Organizer: Marjolein Schepers Discussant: Betty De Hart
Stef Adriaenssens : Whoring after what? The First Large-scale Survey Debunks Race Myths about GI Sexual Behaviour in World War II
Marion Pluskota : “Souvenir d’Amsterdam”: World Expos and Migration of Sex Workers in the Late 19th Century
Marjolein Schepers : Trajectories of Sex Workers in Late 19th-century Antwerp

Friday 14 April 2023 08.30 - 10.30
B-9 WOM10 Family, Sex and Reproduction: Legacy of the Cold War
Networks: Sexuality , Women and Gender Chairs: Agata Ignaciuk, Judit Sandor
Organizer: Judit Sandor Discussant: Agata Ignaciuk
Kate Docking : Sexology and the Management of Bodies in Post-War Europe
Andrea Espinoza Carvajal : Family, Sex, and Reproduction. Transnational Conversations between the Andes and the Socialist World
Maria Eva Foldes, Judit Sándor : Reproduction and Privacy in the Post-War Netherlands and Hungary
Yanara Schmacks : West German Feminist Activism against Reproductive Technologies and the German Past

E-9 SEX05 Situating Lesbian Intimacy, Desire and Identity
Network: Sexuality Chair: Jens Rydstrom
Organizer: Liz Millward Discussants: -
Rebecca Jennings : ‘Should I walk out on my good husband and my sons and find myself a mate? Or should I crawl back into my hole and continue to throw my real self away?’ Married Lesbians and Notions of Love and Selfhood in Post-war Britain
Liz Millward : Non-monogamy, Polyamory, Exclusivity: Changing Ideas about Love and Sex in Lesbian Culture
Alison Oram : Ghosts of the Queer Past: the Ladies of Llangollen and Lesbian Heritage

Friday 14 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
E-10 SEX10 Sexual Deviance in East-Central and Southeastern Europe
Network: Sexuality Chair: Mark Cornwall
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Aleksandra Kumala : Rejecting the Condition of a Unmanly Victim. Concentration Camp Homosexuality in August Kowalczyk’s Oral Testimony
Michal Narozniak : Queer Fantasy, Masturbation and Knowledge: Case Study of a Memoir from L’viv, 1913-1914
Stephanie Rieder-Zagkla : Forbidden Relations. Addressing Adultery in Divorce Records between 1900 and 1938
Dimitra Vassiliadou : Redressing Sexual Crimes in Post-Civil War Greece

Friday 14 April 2023 14.00 - 16.00
E-11 SEX06 Sex Wars: Sex Work, Trafficking, Tourism, and Porn after 1945
Network: Sexuality Chair: Magaly Rodríguez García
Organizer: Christopher Ewing Discussant: Magaly Rodríguez García
Anna Dobrowolska : Sex, Migration, and the End of the Cold War. Female Transnational Mobility in 1980s Poland
Sonja Dolinsek : The Contested Meaning of “Sexual Labor” in the Era of the World Women’s Conferences
Christopher Ewing : Criminal Travels: German Debates on Sex Tourism at the Turn of the 1990s
Paul Horntrich : Obscenity, Soft and Hard: the Changing Regulation of Pornography in 1970s Austria
Mariah Larsson : Swedish Sex Wars: Pornography Debates in Sweden from the 1960s to the 2020s
Nora Lehner : Regulationism, Female Sexual Labor, and Male Desire – Commercial Sex in Austria from the Mid 1940ies until the Mid 1970ies

Friday 14 April 2023 16.30 - 18.30
E-12 SEX07 Cruise Control: Imagining and Navigating Sexual Cityscapes
Network: Sexuality Chair: Dan Healey
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Andrés Brink Pinto : Re-engaging with the Rent-boy in Queer History. Narratives of Transactional Sex in Stockholm c. 1951–1960
Colin Johnson : Taking Off: European Sexual Adventurism and the Ascendence of Women’s Liberation in the United States
Tom Ward : Cruising to Austerity: the Death of Public Toilets and their Spaces in an Age of Public Spending Cuts and Moral Panics

Saturday 15 April 2023 08.30 - 10.30
E-13 SEX08 Crossing Borders: Transnational Encounters of a Queer Kind
Network: Sexuality Chair: Chris Waters
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Justin Bengry : “A Spot of Controversy Could Well Turn to Your Advantage”: Profit and Regulation on the Queer Stage and Screen
Jamel Buhari : Queerness and the African diaspora in the Netherlands, 1990 - present
Peter Edelberg : From Criminal Radicalism to Gay and Lesbian Lobbyism: a Trans-National Sketch of the Scandinavian Gay and Lesbian Movement, 1948-1971
Kamil Karczewski : “Nothing to Envy the West.” Queer Poland in Interwar Europe – a Transnational History.
Andrew DJ Shield : Migration to "Gay Capital" Amsterdam, 1970-2001

Saturday 15 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
E-14 SEX09 Latin Sexologies: Beyond the Northern Science of Sex
Network: Sexuality Chair: Alessio Ponzio
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Chiara Beccalossi : Beyond the Binary: Scientific Thinking about Sex 1900-1950
Francesca Campani : Savage Sexualities. Detecting and Disseminating Primitive Sexual Behaviours in the Second Half of Nineteenth Century Italy
Ramón Castejón-Bolea, Ángela Segura-Arenas : Let´s Talk about Sex: Sex Education, Masculinities and Family Planning Centres in Spain (1979-1985)
Stefano Poggi : Medical Representations of Intersexuality in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Italy.
Marie Walin : Imperfections, Deformities or ‘Monstrosities’: the Physical Causes of Impotence in Nineteenth Century Spain

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