Preliminary Programme

Showing: room F (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
F-1 SEX01 Baltic Queer Histories from the Late Soviet and Early Post-Soviet Era
B23
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



Wednesday 12 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
F-2 SEX02 Catholicism, Gender and Anti-abortion Activism in Europe (1970s-Present)
B23
Networks: Health and Environment , Sexuality , Women and Gender Chairs: Martina Avanza, 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)
Wannes Dupont : Turning the Tide: Vatican Opposition to Birth Control in India (1950-1977)
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)



Wednesday 12 April 2023 14.00 - 16.00
F-3 LAB03 Female Friendly Societies across Europe, 1840s-1940s: Labour, Health, and Mutual-aid
B23
Networks: Labour , Women and Gender Chair: Llorenç Ferrer Alos
Organizers: Llorenç Ferrer Alos, Alfons Zarzoso Discussant: Llorenç Ferrer Alos
Lars Fredrik Andersson, Bernard Harris & Liselotte Eriksson : Exploring Female Morbidity in Early 20th Century Sweden
Julien Caranton : Solidarity and Autonomy: Female Mutual Aid Societies in Grenoble (1840s-1914)
Jose Joaquin Garcia Gomez, Pilar Beneito López & Ángel Pascual Martínez Soto : Gender Pay Gap, Unionisation and Welfare during the Spanish Industrialisation (1870-1920)
Alba Masramon : Working Women’s Institut: Mutual Aid, Labour, Health and Female Agency (1920-1936)
Alfons Zarzoso : Regimes of Self-help: Female Mutual Aid Societies in Late 19th- and Early 20th-century Barcelona



Wednesday 12 April 2023 16.30 - 18.30
F-4 SEX12 New Books session
B23
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
F-5 SEX03 International Aspects of the Pornography Trade (1850-2000)
B23
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
Marjolein Van Bavel : ‘Abroad Only’ Photographs and the Experiences of British Nude Models in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century



Thursday 13 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
F-6 SEX11 Roundtable: Teaching the History of Sexuality in Europe
B23
Network: Sexuality Chair: Rebecca Jennings
Organizers: - Discussants: Henk de Smaele, Martin J. Goessl, Agata Ignaciuk, Jens Rydstrom



Thursday 13 April 2023 14.00 - 16.00
F-7 SEX04 Intersectional Histories of Race and Reproduction in the 20th Century
B23
Network: Sexuality Chair: Laura Kelly
Organizer: Caroline Rusterholz Discussant: Eszter Varsa
Holly Hashford : Family Planning and the Status of Women in Ghana, 1930 – 1980
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
F-8 LAB12 Political Ideals, Legal Practices and Conflicting Rationales: how Disabled People Navigated Social Policies
B23
Networks: Labour , Social Inequality Chair: Gareth Millward
Organizer: Nathanje Dijkstra Discussant: Gareth Millward
Nathanje Dijkstra : Lacking Bodies and Social Barriers. (In)capacity to Work enacted by Disabled Workers in the Context of the Dutch Industrial Injuries Insurance Act, 1901-1967
Carlos Martins : Bottom-up Activism at the Dawn of Democracy: the Case of the Portuguese Disabled Colonial War Veterans in 1974-1975
Stephanie van Dam : Petitioning the Metropole: Workers’ Injury Compensation in the British Empire, 1930-1945
Paul van Trigt : Transcending the Social Policy / Human Rights Divide. Self-advocates and the Making of Global Disability Policies, 1981-2011



Friday 14 April 2023 08.30 - 10.30
F-9 SEX05 Situating Lesbian Intimacy, Desire and Identity
B23
Network: Sexuality Chair: Jens Rydstrom
Organizer: Liz Millward Discussants: -
Victoria Golding : ‘It doesn’t make a community, it makes pairs’: Lesbian Intimacy and Homonormativity
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
Carlie Pendleton : “Don’t assume I’m a failed heterosexual”: Negotiating Fat Lesbian Identities and Activism in Britain



Friday 14 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
F-10 SEX10 Sexual Deviance in East-Central and Southeastern Europe
B23
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
F-11 SEX06 Sex Wars: Sex Work, Trafficking, Tourism, and Porn after 1945
B23
Network: Sexuality Chairs: -
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
F-12 SEX07 Cruise Control: Imagining and Navigating Sexual Cityscapes
B23
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
Charlie Krautwald : Governing a Pleasurescape. Policy, Gender and Urban Space in the Public Regulation of Prostitution in Copenhagen 1870–1910
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
F-13 SEX08 Crossing Borders: Transnational Encounters of a Queer Kind
B23
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
F-14 SEX09 Latin Sexologies: Beyond the Northern Science of Sex
B23
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
Felipe Caro Romero : The Genitals of the Republic. A History of Heterosexuality and Castration in XIX Century Colombia
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



Saturday 15 April 2023 14.00 - 16.00
F-15 LAB15 Roundtable: Conversations across Campuses, Shopfloors and Union Headquarters. Opportunities and Limitations of the Co-production of Knowledge between Activists and Scholars for Future Labour History
B23
Networks: Labour , Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chair: Rosa Kösters
Organizer: Silke Neunsinger Discussants: Samuel Andreas Admasie, Nina Trige Andersen, Joa Bergold, Barbro Budin, Astrid Elkjær Sørensen, Silke Neunsinger


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