22nd February 2013: Sex and Pedagogy

Organized by Lisa Downing.

Live-tweets of this session can be found here.

Emily Dubberley
(Founder of Cliterati)
“More than Words? Erotica, Sex Education and Responsibility: How Adult Media Can Provide Adult Advice”

Jen Hazel
(Sex Educator)
“Creating an Inclusive Sex-Positive Pedagogy with Young People: How Pedagogical Techniques Can Create Safe Spaces in Sex Education”

Dr Robert Gillett
(Reader in German and Comparative Cultural Studies, Queen Mary, University of London)
“Ped and Porn”


Prof. Lisa Downing
(Professor of French Discourses of Sexuality, University of Birmingham)

Werner Leys
(Forensic Psychotherapist, Ghent, Belgium)

20th September 2013: Sex and Religion

(A “Critsex up North” session)
Guest-organized by Rob J. Clucas and Mark Johnson, University of Hull

Dr Keith Sharpe (Changing Attitude England)
“Some Theological and Sociological Implications of Christ’s Queer Identity?”

Dr Andrea Beckmann (University of Lincoln)
“Spirituality, Transcendence and Sexuality”


Dr Meg Barker (Open University)

Dr Mark Johnson (University of Hull)