School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Histories of Gender and Sexuality seminars

The Histories of Gender and Sexuality seminar series runs regularly throughout the academic year. Seminars are open to all.

Time and location

The Histories of Gender and Sexuality runs seminars and lunchtime meetings. Unless stated otherwise the seminars usually take place in  the Old Medical School, Teviot Place. Please check the time as it differs. 

How to Find the Old Medical School 

Semester 2, 2019/20

Date Speaker Topic Venue and time
Mon 27 Jan

Susan Grayzel (Utah State University)

'"A world based on justice not force": Feminist confrontations with modern weaponry in the aftermath of the First World War'

4:30pm Seminar room 4, Chrystal Macmillan Building

Wed 4 Mar

Rachel Johnson (University of Durham)

'Struggle talk: Gendered narratives of anti-apartheid activism in South Africa'

4pm G.14, William Robertson Wing, Doorway 4, Old Medical School

Wed 25 Mar Hannah Young (University of Southampton)

'Gender, family and absentee slave-ownership in late 18th and early 19th century Britain'

4pm G.14, William Robertson Wing, Doorway 4, Old Medical School
Thurs 21 May Mara Keire (University of Oxford) '“Good morning little school girl": The Police, the neighbourhood, and rape in1916 New York City' 5pm G.14, William Robertson Wing, Doorway 4, Old Medical School

Further information

If you have any questions, please contact the seminar series organisers Zubin MistryDiana Paton, Sonny Angus or Gordon Reynolds.

Dr Zubin Mistry (BA, MA, PhD)

Lecturer; Early Medieval European History

  • University of Edinburgh
  • School of History, Classics and Archaeology

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Professor Diana Paton (BA, PhD)

William Robertson Professor of History

  • School of History, Classics and Archaeology
  • School of History, Classics and Archaeology

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