ESRC seminar series: Understanding the young sexual body

ESRC seminar poster-page-001The second seminar in the ESRC-funded seminar series “Understanding the young sexual body” is taking place next Friday 1 March at the University of Greenwich, entitled “The errant body”. It focusses on the challenges that arise in the delivery of sexual and reproductive health services, and will explore the ways in which young people’s beliefs and attitudes, in a context of social and cultural change, may affect contraceptive and reproductive decisions.


The seminar series as a whole foregrounds the body whilst drawing upon cutting edge research on:

  • Young people’s sexual health
  • Sexual relations and relationships
  • Sexual subjectivities
  • Sexuality education.

It explores the role of media, popular culture, commerce and technologies in the construction of different understandings of the young sexual body.

The third seminar, “The invaded/invading body: putting culture and context centre stage” focusses on understanding young people’s experience of sexual violence, foregrounding culture, context and relationality. It will take place at Cardiff University on 5 July 2013.

The fourth seminar focusses on “The desiring body” and will take place at the Institute of Education on 8 November 2013.

You can find more details and book a place for upcoming seminars at the website:

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