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 1, 2019/20

Date Speaker Topic Venue and time
Fri 13 Sept

Margaret Kamitsuka (Oberlin)

‘Abortion and the Christian tradition: Historical and theological perspectives'

Althaus-Reid room, Divinity School, New College

1-2pm

Wed 9 Oct

Katherine Lewis (Huddersfield) 

'You will realise you are fighting with men': Crusaders, Turks and masculinity in Pius II's letter to Mehmed II 

G.16, Doorway 4, Old Medical School

4-6pm

Wed 23 Oct

Jane Whittle (Exeter)

'Rethinking women’s work in Europe’s preindustrial economy’

With Economic and Social History seminars

G.16, Doorway 4, Old Medical School

4-6pm

Wed 13 Nov

Tom Cunningham (IASH, Edinburgh)

tbc

G.13, Doorway 4, Old Medical School

1-2 pm,

Wed 27 Nov

Rachel Johnson (Durham)

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

G.15, Doorway 4, Old Medical School

4-6pm

Wed 4 Dec

Workshop: Gender and health 

 

1M469, Teaching room 12, Doorway 3, Old Medical School

2-5.30pm 

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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