Televising Childbirth Seminar Series, University of Nottingham

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:

Maternal Readings of Pregnancy and Childbirth on the Small Screen

Dr. Rebecca Feasey, University of Bath

21st September 2016, 12:00– 13:00, Room A09, Highfield House, University Park

‘We keep calm and eat cake’: One Born Every Minute and ‘securing consent’ for austerity

Dr. Sara De Benedictis, University of Nottingham

19th October 2016, 12:00-13:00, [Room TBC]

Decision-making as interactional practice in conversations between women and HCPs during labour: Insights from One Born Every Minute

Dr. Clare Jackson, University of York

23rd November 2016, 12:00-13:00, [Room TBC]

Changing the Narrative around Birth: Midwives Views of Working with the Media

Prof. Vanora Hundley, University of Bournemouth

14th December 2016, 12:00-13:00, [Room TBC]

Female Expertise in the Birthing Show: A Transnational Study

Dr. Sofia Bull, University of Southampton

18th January 2017, 12:00-13:00, [Room TBC]

This seminar series is supported by the Wellcome Trust.

Co-hosted by the Maternal Health and Wellbeing Research Group and Health Humanities.

Twitter: @TelevisingBirth

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