To bring together scholars who explain historical phenomena using the methods of the social sciences

Preliminary Programme

Showing: Sexuality (all days)
Wed 4 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 5 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Fri 6 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 7 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

All days
Wednesday 4 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
S-1 - SEX01a : Birth Control Movements and Activism in the Twentieth Century: Transnational Perspectives from Catholic Countries I
PFC/03/006B Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Sexuality , Women and Gender Chair: Laura Kelly
Organizers: Agata Ignaciuk, Laura KellyDiscussant: Caroline Rusterholz
Anne-Sophie Crosetti : Pro Vita and Catholic Planned Parenthood: A Conflict on Abortion Right amidst Catholics Groups in Belgium (1960-1970)
Sylwia Kuzma-Markowska : Local and International Activities of the Society for Conscious Motherhood in State-Socialist Poland
Teresa Ortiz-Gómez : Transnational Connections of the Spanish Women’s Health and Family Planning Movements during Francoism and the Beginnings of Democracy (1960-1985)
Lucia Pozzi : Practices, Discourses and Oppositions to Birth Control in Twentieth Century Italy

Wednesday 4 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
S-2 - SEX01b : Birth Control Practices, Gender and Sexuality in the Twentieth Century Oral Testimonies: Transnational Perspectives from Catholic Countries II
PFC/03/006B Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Oral History , Sexuality Chair: Sylwia Kuzma-Markowska
Organizers: Agata Ignaciuk, Laura KellyDiscussant: Agnieszka Koscianska
Ramón Castejón-Bolea : Feminism, Sexuality and Contraception in the Spanish Periphery, 1980-1982
Agata Ignaciuk : “Mothers – Coffins”? Abortion Culture and Women’s Experiences in State-Socialist Poland (1950s-1980s)
Erin Jessee : “There Are no Other Options:” Rwandan Gender Norms and Family Planning in the 20th Century
Laura Kelly : Birth Control Practices, Class and Access to Contraception in Ireland, C.1950s-1970s

Wednesday 4 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
S-4 - SEX03 : The Varying Effects of Pathologization of Same-sex Sexuality in Four Countries of the Former Austro-Hungarian Empire
PFC/03/006B Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Sexuality Chair: Mark Cornwall
Organizer: Johann Karl KirchknopfDiscussant: Mark Cornwall
Franko Dota : Defining "Unnatural Fornication": Homosexuality in Yugoslav Legal and Medical Debates (1918-1977)
Johann Karl Kirchknopf : ‘Sodomy’ versus ‘Homosexuality’. How the Juridical Practice in 20th Century Austria made Use of Two very Different Interpretative Models
Roman Kuhar : Decriminalization of “Unnatural Fornication” among Men in Post-War Slovenia as a Side Effect of Criminalization of Marital Rape
Judit Takács , Tamás P.Tóth : Liberating Pathologization? The Historical Background of the 1961 Decriminalization of Homosexuality in Hungary

Thursday 5 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
S-5 - SEX05 : New perspectives on British Queer Histories
PFC/03/006B Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Sexuality Chair: Henk de Smaele
Organizer: Matt CookDiscussant: Henk de Smaele
Justin Bengry : “A Spot of Controversy Could Well Turn to Your Advantage”: Profit and Regulation on the Queer Stage and Screen
Alison Oram : Convivial Queer Communities in Four British Cities: 1960s-2010s.
Clare Tebbutt : Not Quite Broadcasting it: Ray Gosling and the Variable Visibility of Queerness in Britain from the Mid-Twentieth Century

Thursday 5 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
S-6 - SEX06 : Sex and Violence: Prostitution as a Violent Profession?
PFC/03/006B Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Sexuality Chair: Magaly Rodríguez García
Organizers: Elwin Hofman, Pieter VanheesDiscussant: Yvonne Svanström
Sonja Dolinsek : Prostitution and Violence in Post-Abolitionist France
Elwin Hofman : Violent Prostitutes: the Dialectics of Resistance in Belgium, 1750-1830
Alexandra Skedzuhn-Safir : Mapping Sex: the Hidden Topography of 19th Century Prostitution in Florence
Pieter Vanhees : A Dangerous Profession? Space, Prostitution and Violence in the Antwerp Port District, 1880-1895

Thursday 5 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
S-7 - SEX07 : Sex, Knowledge and Expertise in Twentieth Century
PFC/03/006B Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Sexuality Chair: Kirsten Leng
Organizer: April TraskDiscussant: Kirsten Leng
Chiara Beccalossi : Sexology, Hormones and Medical Experiments in the 'Latin Atlantic World': International Networks between Southern Europe and Latin America, c. 1926-1950.
Svanur Petursson : The Changing Face of the Sexual Expert in 1960s and 1970s West Germany
Katie Sutton : Popularising Sexual Science and Psychoanalysis: Scientific Experts in Interwar German Film
April Trask : Expert Knowledge, the Laboratory and Male Bodies in Germany, 1914-1933

Thursday 5 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
S-8 - SEX09 : Sexuality and Expertise under State Socialism
PFC/03/006B Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Sexuality Chair: Judit Takács
Organizer: Katerina LiskovaDiscussant: Judit Takács
Natalia Jarska : Modern Marriage and the Culture of Sexual Relations – Experts Shaping Marital Sex in Poland, 1957-1970
Katerina Liskova : Until Divorce do Us Part. Marriage Troubles and the Rise and Fall of Marital Counseling in Late Socialist Czechoslovakia
Lucia Moravanska : Spousal Murder as an Act Threatening the Socialist Way of Life. An Analysis of Criminological Discourse after 1968 in Czechoslovakia
Gabor Szegedi : The Community and the Individual in the Sexological Discourse on Self-Pleasure in Socialist Hungary 1958 – 1985

Friday 6 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
S-9 - SEX10 : Sexuality, Race, and Nationhood
PFC/03/006B Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Sexuality Chair: Hera Cook
Organizers: -Discussant: Hera Cook
Davide Giuseppe Colasanto : Sexuality in Allied Occupied Italy: a Transnational Perspective
Niels Nyegaard : Tales of Race and Nation from a Christian Anti-Homosexuality Campaign in Denmark, ca. 1908-11
Annette Timm : Forced Motherhood and Other Instrumentalizations of Female ‘Promiscuity’: Myths, Metaphors, and Comparisons

Friday 6 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
S-10 - SEX11 : Queer Lives, Queer Communities
PFC/03/006B Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Sexuality Chair: Chiara Beccalossi
Organizers: -Discussant: Chiara Beccalossi
Tamara Chaplin : Learning to be Lesbian: Boarding Schools and Female Homosexuality in 1960s France
Lena Lennerhed , Jens Rydström : When the State won't do: AIDS and Civil Society in Sweden 1982-2000
Stefan F. Ossmann : Polyamory and the News: How a Decade of Media Coverage Frames a Social Phenomenon

Friday 6 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
S-11 - SEX12 : Cruising Texts, Cruising Images: towards a Comparative History of Queerness in Europe in the 1970s
PFC/03/006B Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Sexuality Chair: Agnieszka Koscianska
Organizers: Glyn Davis, Agnieszka KoscianskaDiscussant: Tomasz Basiuk
Janin Afken : Generational and Cultural Discrepancies in German Lesbian Magazines of the 1970s
Alberto Berzosa : Cultural Strategies in Queer Spanish Films during the 1970s
Glyn Davis : Screening Queerness: Looking Back at ‘Images of Homosexuality’
Karol Radziszewski , Wojciech Szymanski : Queer (In)visibility in Polish Art of the Late Polish People's Republic

Friday 6 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
L-12 - SEX14 : New Books on the History of Sexuality in Europe
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Ethnicity and Migration , Sexuality Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: Alana Harris, Andrew Shield

S-12 - SEX13 : Sex and Cultural Expression
PFC/03/006B Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Sexuality Chair: Annette Timm
Organizers: -Discussant: Annette Timm
Bakarne Altonaga : About Prudish Ladies and Meek Men: Sexual Enlightenment in Samaniego’s Erotic Poems El Jardín de Venus
Karla Bessa : Go looking for Flying Saucers in the Sky. Experimental Films and the Shaping of New Sexual and Gendered Borders in the 70's
Michael Rosenfeld : André Gide and Henri Ghéon's Correspondence; the Compartmentalization of Gay Bourgeois Life at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century

Saturday 7 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
S-13 - SEX08 : Sexual Violence from the Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Century
PFC/03/006B Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Sexuality Chair: Marianna Muravyeva
Organizer: Sarah ToulalanDiscussant: Marianna Muravyeva
Satu Lidman : One Flesh, Two Bodies. The Blurred Lines of Spousal Intimacy and Violence
Angela Muir : Single, Pregnant and Murdered: Narratives of Intimate Partner Homicide in Eighteenth-Century Wales
Christel Radica : Was Child Rape Possible? The Courts and Sexual Violence against Children in Florence in the Nineteenth Century
Sarah Toulalan : Speaking in Signs: Children’s Bodies and Sexual Abuse in Early Modern England

Saturday 7 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
S-14 - SEX04 : Monitoring Teenage Sexuality in Europe in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century
PFC/03/006B Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Sexuality Chair: Anne-Françoise Praz
Organizers: Yuliya Hilevych, Caroline RusterholzDiscussant: Agata Ignaciuk
Sean Brady : “Our One Continuing Problem is that of the Protesters:” Religion, Reproductive Rights and the Controversies of the Brook Advisory Clinic in Northern Ireland in the 1990s.’
Yuliya Hilevych , Evelien Walhout : From Adoption to Abortion. Experiences of Teenage Sexuality through the Eyes of Dutch Birth Parents in the Post-War Decades, 1956-1984
Agnieszka Koscianska : An Adolescent Writes to a Sex Educator. What does the Mail Counseling Center Answer? Dealing with Teenage Sexuality during Late State Socialism in Poland
Caroline Rusterholz : Counselling Teenagers around Sexual Issues: the Opening of the Brook Advisory Centres in London

Saturday 7 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
X-15 - WOM19 : LGBTQI and Same-sex Marriage
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Networks: Sexuality , Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Jacobus A. Du Pisani : The Constitution, Churches and Gay Rights: South African Case Studies
Martin J. Goessl : Acceptable vs. Impossible: the Legal Introduction of a Same-sex Partnership Law in Austria and the Normative Power of Defining Political Positions
Sylvie Lausberg : Asymmetry between Belgian Laws on LGBT Rights and Abortion Legislation with Comparative Analysis of Neighbouring Countries. Why Belgium should Repeal Abortion of the Penal Code
Hanna Markusson Winkvist , Eva Borgström : Female Couples in the Swedish Women's Movement