Events

Upcoming Events
10
Jul
A Fine Line: Painkillers and pleasure in the age of anxiety
Who:Dr George (Kev) Dertadian, School of Social Sciences, UNSW Sydney
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:10 Jul 2019, 3pm - 4pm

In this seminar Dr George (Kev) Dertadian will explore the use of painkillers in a non-medical context and the issues this use raises for individuals and society.

14
Aug
‘The blokes get all the recreational sex, and we have to have meaningful sex’: Historicizing lesbian sexual health activism in Australia 1980s-1990s
Who:Dr Sophie Robinson, Sexual Citizenship
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:14 Aug 2019, 3pm - 4pm

In this talk I draw upon a selection of over thirty oral histories I collected as part of my PhD thesis on the development of lesbian feminist activism in Australia between the 1970s and the late 1990s to highlight the emergence of dynamic and varied sexual health activism and resources by and for lesbians and queer women.

21
Nov
17th Dangerous Consumptions Colloquium
Who:Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney
Venue:Kirby Institute Berg Seminar Room Level 6, Wallace Wurth Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:21 Nov 2019, 9am - 5pm
22 Nov 2019, 9am - 5pm

The Dangerous Consumptions Colloquium draws on social, cultural and critical theory to discuss research on any forms of ‘dangerous’, ‘risky’ and contested consumption.