Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Reproductive Rights and Wrongs: Fertility and Family in Historical Perspective

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Medicine

Who this event is for

  • Everyone

Location

Room 205, The John Henry Brookes Building , Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site

Details

Reproductive Rights and Wrongs: Fertility and Family in Historical Perspective with Maria Sophia Quine and Dr Marius Turda

Bought to you by the Centre for the Medical Humanities

Programme
10.00-10.30Welcome remarks (Marius Turda)
10.30-12.30First panel: Emotions, Pregnancy and Motherhood (Chair Maria Sophia Quine)
 Joanne Begiato: “The Emotional Management of Pregnancy in England, 1760-1840”
 Pat Thane: “The Experience of Unmarried Motherhood in 20th century England”
 Richard Cleminson: “Conscious Maternity, Child Care, and the Improvement of the Proletariat: Mujeres Libres, Women, and Reproduction”
12.30-14.00Lunch
14.00-15.00Second panel: Responsibility, Gender and Biopolitics (Marius Turda)
 Lisa Pine: “Once Families were torn Asunder: Men and Women at Auschwitz”
 Patrick Merricks: “Responsible Parenthood: Reproduction and Religion in Mid-Century Britain”
15.00-15.30Coffee/tea break
15.30-16.30Third Panel: Care, Neglect and Abuse (Pat Thane)
 Mariya Ali: “Protection of Victims of Child Sexual Abuse under Islamic Law”
 Jason Danely: “Enduring Longevity: Carers Struggles with Uncertain Futures”
16.30-17.00Concluding Remarks (Maria Sophia Quine)

Photo credit: Wellcome Library, London. Anatomical illustration showing viscera with fetus in utero. Lettering in Persian above the painting.