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By Catherine Phipps The History of the Gendered Body is an interdisciplinary seminar series from the University of Oxford that invites speakers to discuss bodies, gender and sexuality throughout history and the present day. It was born out of one conversation, two and a half years ago. I’d been attending seminars hosted by the “Cultural Histories, Cultural … Continue reading Find your academic community. If you don’t have one, start one!

Commentary on: Medical Imagination

Commentary by Lucy Threadgold The article is a piece of new transnational research that brings together histories of colonial legacies in India, gender norms and sexuality, and experiments in psychiatry. This essay is successful in tying these complex topics together to create a cohesive argument and clear writing skills that cover a sizeable time period.  … Continue reading Commentary on: Medical Imagination

Interview Methodology in the History of Sexuality

by Marine Gilis My name is Marine Gilis, I am a PhD student at the University of Angers. I am working on the sexual liberation experience of women's group activists in Brittany and Pays-de-la-Loire (the West of France). The women's groups are part of the dynamic of the Women's Liberation Movement (MLF in French), which … Continue reading Interview Methodology in the History of Sexuality