This interdisciplinary conference will explore approaches to the study of sex, bodies and desires through papers covering a wide range of issues from ancient to modern.

Key note speakers include:

* Professor Joan Cadden, UC Davis, University of California ‘Sex and the Limits of Medical Science in Medieval Europe’

* Professor Lisa Downing, University of Exeter ‘Eros and Thanatos in European and American Sexology’

* Professor Phillippa Levine, University of Southern California ‘Governing Bodies: Sex, Race and the British Empire’

For further information and booking form see: or contact Mary Carter: [email protected] Claire Keyte: [email protected] The Centre for Medical History, Amory Building, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4RJ Telephone: +44 (0) 1392 263289