Sex: antiquity and its legacy

Friday 7 October, 18.30
BP Lecture Theatre
£5, members/concessions £3

Sex is fundamental to society. We cannot think about politics, identity or culture without also thinking about sexuality. In his book Sex: Antiquity and its Legacy, Daniel Orrells, explores how ancient words and ideas have left a significant imprint on present-day ideas about desire and pleasure. In this lecture, he outlines how British Museum objects, including a cabinet of 18th-century wax phalluses, have shaped modern sexual identity.

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Sex: antiquity and its legacy

Friday 7 October

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