Preliminary Programme

Showing: Sexuality (all days)
Wed 18 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 19 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Fri 20 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 21 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.00 - 17.00

All days
Wednesday 18 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
U-1 HEA15 Activism around Sexual and Reproductive Health Counselling across Europe: Forms of Resistance and (De-)medicalisation from Below
Reuvensplaats 4, 201A
Networks: Health and Environment , Sexuality Chair: Wendy Kline
Organizers: Yuliya Hilevych, Agata Ignaciuk, Caroline Rusterholz Discussant: Wendy Kline
Silvia Armenteros Fuentes : Sex Therapy in Spain in the 1980s and 1990s and the Emergence of Asexual Activism
Yuliya Hilevych : From Fertility Awareness to Infertility Consciousness: the Emergence of Infertility Awareness Grassroots in Britain in Late 1970s-80s
Agata Ignaciuk : “Do not use - Love”. Sexual and Contraceptive Expertise and Anti-abortion Activism in Catholic Preparation for Marriage in Poland during Late Socialism
Caroline Rusterholz : Between Activism and Counselling, the Brook Advisory Centres and Youth Sexuality in Britain (1965-1985)


W-1 SEX01 Social Plurality and Global Empires: Sex and the Family
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 004
Network: Sexuality Chair: Sophie Rose
Organizer: Sophie Rose Discussant: Sophie Rose
Agata Bloch : Demystifying the “Racial Democracy” and Biological/cultural Miscegenation in Colonial Brazil
Gerald Groenewald : Black or White? Sexual Assault and Unwanted Children at the Cape of Good Hope, c. 1652-1795
Francisca Hoyer : “My Slave Boy Moojoo”, Margareta, and “the Mother of the Said Child”: Family Formations of German Migrants in the East Indies during the 18th Century
Sarah Pearsall : Indigenous Plural Marriages, Governance, and Empire
Amélia Polónia, Rosa Capelão : Disputing Gender, Sex and Sexuality in the Portuguese Overseas Empire in the 16th and 17th Centuries



Wednesday 18 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
W-2 SEX02 Transnational LGBTI Activism, 1950s-1980s: Northwest Europe and Global Networks
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 004
Network: Sexuality Chair: Alessio Ponzio
Organizer: Andrew DJ Shield Discussant: Alessio Ponzio
Peter Edelberg : Interrogating the Scandinavian LGBT+ Movement: Trans-National and Comparative Perspectives 1948-2018
Jens Rydstrom : A Nordic Queer Revolution? LGBTQI Activism in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, 1948-2018
Andrew DJ Shield : “The Dutch and Danish Model”: Transnational Gay/Lesbian Activism, 1950s-60s
Ann Wilson : The Challenge of Transnational Organizing: the Case of the International Lesbian Information Service, 1980-1998



Wednesday 18 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
ZA-3 SEX09 Breaches in the Sexual Front: European Sexualities In and Post War
Van Wijkplaats 4, 005
Network: Sexuality Chair: Chris Waters
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Justin Bengry : Pardon me for Disregarding your Apology! Convictions for Historical Homosexual Offences in Britain
Davide Giuseppe Colasanto : At the Origins of the Sexual Revolution: Press, Politics, and Consumerism in 1960s Italy
Charles Hamilton : 'Solidarity not Surrender': Queer Antifascism, the Politics of Sexuality, and Postwar Fascism in Europe
Vandana Joshi : Wartime Sexuality: Transnational, Cross-racial Sexual Encounters in Germany and Britain in WWII
Alessio Ponzio : Failed Projects and Lonely Hearts: Der Kreis and the Italian Homophiles



Wednesday 18 March 2020 16.30 - 18.30
Y-4 ETH04 Regulating Mixed Intimacies in Europe
Van Wijkplaats 2, 002
Networks: Ethnicity and Migration , Family and Demography , Sexuality Chair: Christoph Lorke
Organizer: Betty De Hart Discussant: Christoph Lorke
Betty De Hart : Exploring the Legal Archive on Mixed Intimacies: Nothing but Trouble?
Rebecca Franco : ‘Interracialized Intimacies’ and Racial Boundaries in the French Postcolonial Archive
Guno Jones : Dutch Racial Colonial Economies of ‘Mixed-ness’ and ‘Pureness’ and their Afterlives
Nawal Mustafa : Footloose Fancy Free and in Flimsy Summer Dresses: Caribbean Nurses that Dated Outside the ‘Race’
Andrea Tarchi : Between Annexation and Exclusion in the Italian Empire: Racial Mixture and the Juridical Status of Libyans during the Fascist Colonial Rule
Elena Zambelli : Mixed’ Couples in Contemporary Europe: Perception of Stasis and Change across Multiple Generations


ZA-4 SEX08 The Textual and the Sexual: Constructions of Consent and Identity (1450-1950)
Van Wijkplaats 4, 005
Network: Sexuality Chair: Rose-Marie Peake
Organizers: - Discussant: Rose-Marie Peake
Marlisa den Hartog : Perceptions of Same Sex Desire and Homosexual Identities in Italy, 1450-1550
Judit Takács : Media Representations of Gender Role Transgressions between 1910 and 1939 in Hungary
Sarah Toulalan : Newspaper Reporting of Sexual Crimes against Children in Seventeenth and Eighteenth-century England
Linde Tuybens : Neither Adult nor Child: Medical Expertise on Sexual Maturity in Belgium (1850-1900)



Thursday 19 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
ZA-5 SEX07 Trans Lives and Trans Politics across the Globe
Van Wijkplaats 4, 005
Network: Sexuality Chair: Katie Sutton
Organizers: - Discussant: Katie Sutton
Alberto Berzosa, Luis Puche Cabezas : From Peripheries to the Centre, from Adult Deviation to Child Identity: Visual and Ethnographic Journey of Trans People and Social Change in Spain
Adrian Kane : British Sailors, Singaporean Trans Women, and the Sexual Politics of Security, 1968-1973
Noah Riseman : Liberation vs Respectability: Transgender Activism in 1990s Australia
Maria Carolina Vesce : "I need my Transition... Can you give me Hormones?". Negotiating Hormone Therapy for Trans Refugees within the Reception System in Italy



Thursday 19 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
W-6 SEX03 Beyond “Vanilla History”: Global Decolonization and the Routes of Sexual Revolution
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 004
Network: Sexuality Chair: Andrew DJ Shield
Organizer: Chelsea Schields Discussant: Andrew DJ Shield
Christopher Ewing, Ulrike Schaper : Sexual Frustrations and Dream Vacations: West German Discourses of Sex Tourism after the Sexual Revolution
Julian Isenia : Anto Kiko Awo? (and now what?): the Life and Works of Dutch Caribbean Theatre Maker Fridi Martina
Elizabeth Jacob : “The Checkbook has killed True Love”: Debating Love and Money in Postcolonial Abidjan
Chelsea Schields : Revolutionary Liaisons: Sex, Socialism and Black Power in the Dutch Atlantic



Thursday 19 March 2020 16.30 - 18.30
W-8 SEX04 Puberty, Consent, and Memory: Intergenerational Sex in Western Societies, 1700-2000
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 004
Network: Sexuality Chair: Elwin Hofman
Organizer: Randolph Trumbach Discussant: Elwin Hofman
Samuel Bussan : Defining Dementia Praecox: Puberty and the Meaning of Psychiatry in Britain, 1890-1925
Randolph Trumbach : Choirboys and Puberty, Virgins and Venereal Disease: Intergenerational Sex in Eighteenth-Century England
Theo van der Meer : The Age of Consent in Holland 1911-1971



Friday 20 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
W-9 SEX06 Cross-pollinations: Transnational Sexological Syncretism
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 004
Network: Sexuality Chair: Riikka Taavetti
Organizers: - Discussant: Riikka Taavetti
Chiara Beccalossi : Normalising Hormone Treatments across the ‘Latin Atlantic’, c.1919-1950
Kate Davison : Pavlov in the Antipodes: the Transnational Reach of Postwar Behaviourism in the Treatment of Homosexuality
Wannes Dupont : Providence and Procreation. Global Catholicism and Asia’s Population Bomb
Birgit Lang, Katie Sutton : The Ethics of the Visual Turn: Experts and their Subjects in Fin de siecle Sexology and Criminology



Friday 20 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
W-10 SEX11 Teaching the History of Sexuality: a Roundtable on Pedagogies and Comparative Institutional Frameworks
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 004
Network: Sexuality Chair: Chris Waters
Organizers: - Discussants: Justin Bengry, Katerina Liskova, Jens Rydstrom, Maria Carolina Vesce, Chris Waters



Friday 20 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
N-11 WOM24 Queer Readings of the Body in Modern Esotericism
Lipsius, 005
Networks: Sexuality , Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizer: Alana Harris Discussants: -
Aurelia Annat : Finding Alternatives – Ireland’s Celtic Revival as a Context for Women’s Mysticism and Queerness, 1880-1924
Tanya Cheadle : Adepts of Manhood: Progressive Masculinity and Unorthodox Sexuality in Scotland’s Occult Revival, 1880-1914
Alana Harris : Unruly Bodies: the Metaphysical, the Psychical and ‘Rational Religion’ in Mid-twentieth Century Britain
Jen Manion : Femmes to the Front: Edna Ruddick Hart’s Life and Legacy, 1893-1982



Friday 20 March 2020 16.30 - 18.30
W-12 SEX10 The Politics and Memories of Sexual Liberalization on the Northern and Eastern Borders of Europe
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 004
Network: Sexuality Chair: Yuliya Hilevych
Organizers: - Discussant: Yuliya Hilevych
Andrés Brink Pinto : Policing Public Sex between Men – the Stockholm Homosex-commission 1944–1968
Matleena Frisk : Freely Sold Contraceptives and Public Control from the 1950s to the 1970s. Condom Retail and Expert Organizations in Finland
Miina Keski-Petäjä : Remembering Unwanted Pregnancies and Coping with Limited Fertility Control in 1960s Finland
Polina Kislitsyna : The Lost Era of Sexual Freedom: the 1990s in Biographical Stories of Russian Non-Heterosexuals
Riikka Taavetti : Liberated and Equal: Constructing Finnish Sexuality in Sex Research from the 1970s to the 1990s



Saturday 21 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
K-13 SEX14 Sexuality Temporality and Place in the Non-West: Examining Time in South Asian and African Postcolonies
Johan Huizinga, 026
Networks: Africa , Asia , Global History , Sexuality Chair: Chelsea Schields
Organizer: Svati Shah Discussant: Chelsea Schields
B Camminga : ‘Go Fund Me’: LGBTI asylum seekers in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya
Lorraine Nencel, Ellen Bal & Runa Laila & Shewly Hosna Jahan : Contraceptive Stories: Tracing the Contraceptive Trajectories – (Non)-decisions, Arbitrary Choices and (In)-consistencies of Young Female Migrant Workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Rahul Rao : Out of Time: the Queer politics of Postcoloniality
Svati Shah : Sexuality as Homeland: Queering Genealogies of Anti-Sodomy Law Activism in India
Lise Woensdregt : Risky Bodies: International Development Discourse and Embodiment of Risk among Male Sex Workers in Nairobi, Kenya.


S-13 FAM13 Love and Marriage in the Mother City
P.J. Veth, 1.01
Networks: Family and Demography , Sexuality Chairs: -
Organizer: Johan Fourie Discussants: -
Brittany Chalmers : The Complexity of Complexion: Racial Reclassification in the Cape
Youngook Jang : Beyond Race: Endogamy in Early Twentieth-century Cape Town
Laura Richardson : Courtship and Bridal Pregnancy in the Mother City: Evidence from the Anglican Parish Registers, c. 1900-1960
Amy Rommelspacher : Prenuptial Agreements and Female Agency: Evidence from 90 000 Cape Town Marriage Records



Saturday 21 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
V-14 SEX05 Therapies for Deviance and Dysfunctions in State Socialism
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 002
Network: Sexuality Chair: Kate Davison
Organizer: Katerina Liskova Discussant: Kate Davison
Katerina Liskova : Socialism and Women’s Orgasm. Expert Knowledge and Sexual Therapies for Dysfunctional Couples in Czechoslovakia
Sarah Marks : Psychoanalysis and Sexual Dysfunction in Communist Czechoslovakia, Underground and in Plain Sight
Mat Savelli : “Take it Like a Man!” The Sexualization of Addiction in Communist Yugoslavia
Markus Wahl : Dysfunctional Socialist Citizens. Gender-Specific Therapies for Alcoholism and Promiscuity in the German Democratic Republic



Saturday 21 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
V-15 SEX13 Sexuality and Youth Travel in Western Europe in the 1950s-1980s
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 002
Network: Sexuality Chair: Alexander Sedlmaier
Organizers: Nikolaos Papadogiannis, Detlef Siegfried Discussant: Alexander Sedlmaier
Anita Buhin : Galebovi (Seagulls). Yugoslav Casanovas of the Mass Tourism Era
Alejandro Gomez del Moral : “Those Yankee Boys just want to have Fun”: Gendered Representations of the Tourist other in Commercial and Consumer Publications in Late Franco-Era Spain, 1950s-1970s
Nikolaos Papadogiannis : Sexual Transformations and Youth Travel: Interactions between Young West Germans and Greeks in the 1960s-1970s
Detlef Siegfried : Politicization and Everyday Life. Sexual Expectations and Experiences of Young West German Tourists in Denmark around 1970


ZA-15 WOM20 Sex Work
Van Wijkplaats 4, 005
Networks: Sexuality , Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Jean-Louis Guerena : Transnational Strategies for the Abolition of Regulated Prostitution: the Reception in Spain of the Abolitionist Crusade of Josephine Butler in the Last Quarter of the Nineteenth Century: Modalities and Networks
Loizos Kapsalis : Imperialism, Sexuality and the Regulation of Prostitution in British Colonial Cyprus (1878-1914).
Rose-Marie Peake : Prostitution and Elite Identities in Seventeenth-century Paris
Laura Savelli : Unfortunate Girls and the Good Ladies.


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