Wednesday 4th March 2020 @ The Devereux, WC2R 3JJ Dr Heather Armstrong, University of Southampton The Momentum Health Study: An 8 year biobehavioural study of gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men in Vancouver, Canada This talk will present an overview of the Momentum Health Study. Momentum is a longitudinal, biobehavioural study of… Continue reading Wednesday 4th March 2020- The Momentum Health Study: An 8 year biobehavioural study of gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men in Vancouver, Canada
Tuesday 4th February 2020 @ The Bell Pub, E1 7EX Ashley Brown, King’s College London Erotic Target Identity Inversions: Becoming Your Own Target of Desire Erotic Target Identity Inversions (ETIIs) are poorly studied paraphilias characterised by individuals becoming the object of their own desire. Erotic target location (either located in the self or others) is theorised to… Continue reading Next Event 4th February 2020
After a *very* long break we’re kicking back off in the new year with a whole load of exciting talks! Back at our original venue, The Bell Pub near Liverpool Street Station (London, UK) we’ll be meeting on the first Tuesday of every month to hear up-to-date research in all areas of sex, sexuality and… Continue reading We’re Back!
Please stay tuned for updates and enjoy the holidays!
Elisa Misu Solaris @The Book Club, Shoreditch Tickets £7 online, £5 students: empiricalsex.eventbrite.co.uk Arguably, sexually deviant behavior is becoming more socially acceptable in western cultures. Popular trends such as 50 Shades of Grey selling 100 million copies worldwide is a clear indicator that a very large proportion of the general public welcome ‘kink’ into the… Continue reading NEXT EVENT: The Science of Kink
Dr Christine Campbell @The Book Club, Shoreditch In this talk Christine Campbell will introduce the audience to the concept of consensual non-monogamy. You can’t choose who you fall in love with, we’re told, but are there alternatives to traditional monogamous relationship structures? What might they look like and what might the challenges be? Using data… Continue reading NEXT EVENT 20th June! Loving more: Research on consensual non-monogamy.
Reproductive Ageing and Fertility Myths Professor Susan Bewley @ The Book Club, Shoreditch Professor Susan Bewley will describe the biological consequences of the recent increase in older-age pregnancies and family planning. Describing how technology has both contributed to the success of this trend (for better or worse) and why there’s a pressing need for public… Continue reading Next Event 18th April 2017
Tuesday 21st February @The Book Club, Shoreditch Kissing, Cuddling, and Pegging Oh My: What Millennial men get up to on a Friday night. In this provocative talk, Professor Eric Anderson (American sociologist living in the UK) will first outline his inclusive masculinity theory which suggests that masculinity is more conservative in times of extreme homophobia–something… Continue reading Next Event: Kissing, Cuddling, and Pegging Oh My: What Millennial men get up to on a Friday night.
Professor Richard Green will be joining us in the New Year with his talk about “How sex Changed”. We will be at our usual venue (Rose and Crown in Mayfair) on Thursday 5th January 2017 from 7.30pm onwards so come on down and drink, listen and discuss! The pioneering European steps of Magnus Hirschfeld in… Continue reading NEXT EVENT “How Sex Changed: 1930s in Europe, 1960s in US. Legitimizing transsexual surgery”
Dr Daniel Farrelly @ Rose and Crown, Mayfair In humans, as in other mammals, the reproductive life of males follows a varying and interesting path. From a rapid increase in mating behaviours following adolescence, there is then a gradual decline in later years that usually coincides with men finding long-term partners and having offspring. In… Continue reading Next Event 1st December: What evolution can tell us about mating behaviours, competition and testosterone levels in men