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Televising Childbirth Seminar Series, University of Nottingham

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This seminar series aims to bring together health sciences, health humanities and midwifery and media and communications, cultural studies and cultural sociology people (and anyone else who is interested!) to discuss birth on television. All welcome. To register email Sara De Benedictis: sara.debenedictis@nottingham.ac.uk   Maternal Readings of Pregnancy and Childbirth on the Small Screen Dr….

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Blog of Immigrant Mothers As Agents of Change – immigrantmothers.net

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We would like to introduce immigrantmothers.net is a website that  presents parts of the ongoing research project Immigrant Mothers As Agents of Change conducted by Agata Lisiak from Humboldt University Berlin within the ERC-funded project TRANSFORmIG. “The website is to serve several functions: it is a platform for displaying how the immigrant mothers I have talked…

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Lectureship in the Sociology of Reproduction, University of Cambridge

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University of Cambridge just announced  a 3 Year Lectureship in the Sociology of Reproduction. The post welcomes applications from sociologists working in any related field, including the sociology of gender, medical sociology, media and cultural studies, or science and technology studies. The application deadline for this post is Monday 30 November 2015. For details of the post please follow the…

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Entre Nous N°81 – Birth in Europe in the 21st century

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The 81st number of the European Magazine for Sexual and Reproductive Health ENTRE NOUS  “Birth in Europe in the 21st Century” is now published in English and is available in hard copies and on: http://www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/Life-stages/sexual-and-reproductive-health/publications/entre-nous/entre-nous/birth-in-europe-in-the-21st-century.-entre-nous-no.-81,-2015 Moreover, in order to reach a larger public and as a new feature of our magazine, each article is now available as…

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Dr Holly Powell Kennedy Lecture: “Collaboration: Crossing Boundaries to Improve Maternal and Newborn Health”

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The Midwifery Department and Division of Women’s Health at King’s College, London would like to invite you to a lecture by Dr Holly Powell Kennedy; “Collaboration: Crossing Boundaries to Improve Maternal and Newborn Health”.   This lecture will present several case studies to describe creative strategies to enhance collaboration across and within disciplines to address gaps…

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Becoming Oneself: The Problem of Gendered Complicity

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Becoming Oneself: The Problem of Gendered Complicity Birkbeck Institute of the Humanities and the Department of Philosophy Tuesday 23rd June 2015 Birkbeck College, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HX Main Building Room 612 9.30am – 5.30pm   9.30am – 10am: Registration 10am – 10.30am: Susan James (Birkbeck College) Welcome and Introduction 10.30 – 12.15pm: Charlotte Knowles (Birkbeck…

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CFR ‘Taking Pregnancy Seriously in Ethics’ 13 April, Southampton UK

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“Taking Pregnancy Seriously in Ethics and Epistemology Workshop II”, Avenue Campus, University of Southampton, 13th April 2015. SPEAKERS Rebecca Kukla (Georgetown) Sally Fischer (Warren-Wilson) Lindsey Porter (Sheffield) Fiona Woollard (Southampton) DESCRIPTION In applied ethics, much has been written in relation to pregnancy – based either on a conception of pregnancy as the ‘hosting of a…

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Project AfterBirth: International open call opens on the 6th of April

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PROJECT AFTERBIRTH International Open Call for Artist Parents   On Monday 6th April 2015, Project AfterBirth launches an international open call inviting professional contemporary artists of any gender working in any visual, performing, text, film or digital art discipline to submit work they created in response to their own or their partner’s pregnancy, birth and/or…

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on a (m)other’s watch symposium

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on a (m)other’s watch Saturday 11th April 11:00 to 18:00   Goldsmith’s Library (Study room next to the Special Collections area) Goldsmiths University of London Lewisham Way SE14 6NW London United Kingdom   ‘on a (m)other’s watch’ Symposium – Tickets FREE but please RSVP here: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/on-a-mothers-watch-tickets-16075987712 Please note that children are welcome at this event….

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Motherhood events in London – Senate House

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Wednesday 4 February, 4-6 pm, room 243, Senate House, University of London  IMLR Director’s Seminar: Natalie Edwards (Adelaide and CCWW/IMLR Visiting Fellow): ‘Voicing voluntary childlessness: narratives of non-mothering in contemporary France’ http://events.sas.ac.uk/imlr/events/view/16443/Voicing+Voluntary+Childlessness%3A+Narratives+of+Non-Mothering+in+Contemporary+France All welcome ———- The Spring term meeting of the Contemporary  Women’s Writing in French seminar will be held on Saturday 21 February 2015,…

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