Sexuality Studies.net

SexualityStudies.net is a project of IASSCS and ARCSHS produced with the assistance of the Ford Foundation.

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Bringing together researchers, teachers and students in the field of human sexuality from around the globe, this website provides up-to-date information about the study of human sexuality, including a directory of study programs and research institutions, and Creative Commons licensed course materials to download. Our community of users are united by a common interest in academic investigation of human sexuality, and come from around the world. (on Homepage).

Institutions (worldwide);
Programs; Resources;
Help /what can I do with this site? Groups directory; HIV/AIDS database – stepping stones;
A short background to Critical Sexuality Studies;
What types of trainings are available; Held in a Web of Indifference;
Contact – online: by login, but first register.

About: SexualityStudies.net is a website for people engaged in the study of human sexuality – researchers, teachers, students and those working in the field. Our aim is to provide a hub for the community of people working in this area to interact, share information and engage critically with key questions concerning sexuality studies.

The site is the product of an ongoing project to develop an international short course in sexuality theory and research methodologies.

The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society in collaboration with the International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society has been has been given a grant by the US based Ford Foundation to develop this course which will have a focus on HIV/AIDS, and sexual and reproductive health and will be delivered in developing countries.

The project seeks to fill a significant gap in sexuality education offered at an advanced level in the developing world. The final course will target academics, researchers, research policy managers and other professionals working in HIV/AIDS and related sexual and reproductive fields.

The proposed short course aims to stimulate key players in various countries to ‘shift gears’ in relation to their countries’ understandings of their sexual cultures, sexuality issues, and research responses. Eventually it is hoped that such training will make a significant impact on sexuality research and policy globally. The project consists of four phases, which will roll out over approximately four years: … (full text).

This site is the product of an ongoing project to develop an international short course in sexuality theory and research methodologies. The project is housed at the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society ARCSHS, La Trobe University and is run in partnership with the International Association for the Study of Sexuality Culture and Society IASSCS. The project and this website have been funded by the Ford Foundation (on Homepage).

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