Sabine Grenz


Sabine Grenz ( studied Educational Science (major), Sociology and Psychology (minor) at the University of Cologne and Gender Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She achieved her PhD in Gender Studies at Humboldt-University, Berlin, where she is currently working on a larger project on the military, masculinity, sexuality and sexual violence in modern war fare, dealing with the example of German women who experienced sexual violence during and immediately after the Second World War as well as German soldiers who committed sexual violence during this war.


Recent Publications:

Journal article:

“Intersections of Sex and Power in Research on Prostitution: A Female Researcher Interviewing Male Heterosexual Clients” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 2005 (30) 4


(Un)heimliche Lust. Über den Konsum sexueller Dienstleistungen, Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2005

Conference Papers:

03/2006 "Jede erkaufte sexuelle Dienstleistung eine versteckte Vergewaltigung? Grenzen und fließende Übergänge zwischen Prostitution und sexueller Gewalt" (Each bought sexual service a disguised rape? Coincidental Harmony in Underlying Assumptions about Female Sexuality), Käufliche Sexualität: Tauschhandel zwischen Körper und Zeichen, Conference, Humboldt-University, Berlin

12/2005 "Nachkriegsmilitarisierung im Kosovo und Menschenhandel – eine kulturwissenschaftliche Analyse der Geschlechterbeziehungen" (The Link between Post-conflict Militarisation in Kosovo and Human Trafficking - a cultural analysis), Times of Trouble. Transformationen von Geschlechterordnungen in Nachkriegszeiten des 20. Jahrhunderts, Workshop, University Hannover, Historisches Seminar

06/2005 “Sex Tourism and Trafficking - the perspective of male heterosexual clients of prostitutes”,Women’s World 2005: “Embracing the Earth. Nort-South, East-West”, Ewha Womans University,Seoul (Korea)

05/2005 “Clients of Prostitution Talking about Slavery”, Alice-Salomon-University of Applied Science, Berlin (Germany)