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 Quad, Doorway 4. Please check the time as it differs. 

How to Find the Old Medical School 

Semester 2, 2018/9

Date Speaker Topic Venue and time
Wed 20 Feb

Natasha Hodgson (Nottingham Trent University)

‘(Re)inventing the ideal crusader: gender and the recovery of the Holy Land’

Elliot Room, Minto House, Chambers Street

16:00

Wed 6 Mar

Rosie Knight (University of Sheffield)

‘Mothers’ work: Enslaved women and female enslavers in the slaveholding household’

G.15, Doorway 4, Old Medical School

16:00

 

Semester 1, 2018

Date Speaker Topic Venue and time

Wednesday 26 Sept

Valerie Wright (University of Glasgow)

'Continuity in a time of change? Women's organisations and feminism in post war Scotland c.1945-1968' 

 

16.00 in room G.16 
Wednesday 3 Oct Tanya Cheadle (University of Glasgow)

'Redeeming sexual pleasure: Jane Hume Clapperton's vision of a "new morality", 1885-1904' 

16.00 in room G.16
Wednesday 24 Oct

Katherine Paugh (University of Oxford)

'Venereal disease and the history of medical knowledge in the Atlantic world' 

 

16.00 in room G.16

With History of Science, Medicine and Technology

Thursday 8 Nov

Jesse Olszynko-Gryn (University of Strathclyde)

'A woman's right to know: Pregnancy testing in twentieth-century Britain'

16.00 in Seminar Room 1, Chrystal MacMillan Building

With History of Science, Medicine and Technology

Wednesday 21 Nov

Jo Thor (University of Edinburgh)

'Matron's diary: Relationships in a Dundee Magdalene Asylum, 1878-1880' (lunchtime talk and discussion) 13.00 in room G.13

Thursday 22 Nov

Lisa Baer (University of Guelph)

'Coding gender and ambition in early modern Scotland: Approaching the sixteenth century with the digital humanities'

17.15 in seminar room 5, Chrystal Macmillan Building, George Square

With Scottish History

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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