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The Cambridge Interdisciplinary Reproduction Forum Seminar Series host academics from a wide variety of disciplines whose work engages with reproduction. Our seminars are open and we welcome anyone interested.

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0 upcoming talks and 10 talks in the archive.

Negotiated Concept(ion)s: Narratives of Artificial Insemination, 1945-1960

UserBridget Gurtler (History, Rutgers University, US).

HouseCRASSH Seminar Room 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 11 May 2010, 17:00-18:30

“M like Mother”: A Social Grammar of Assisted Reproduction in Iranian Infertility Clinics

UserShirin Garmaroudi Naef (International Centre for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities (IZEW), University of Tübingen).

HouseCRASSH Seminar Room 17 Mill Lane.

ClockTuesday 27 April 2010, 17:00-18:30

Darwin and the Descent of Emotionally Modern Man: How humans became such "other-regarding" apes

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UserProfessor Sarah Blaffer Hrdy (Department of Anthropology, University of California).

HouseDepartment of Social Anthropology, Seminar Room.

ClockFriday 10 July 2009, 16:30-18:00

The Contradictions of Scientific Motherhood: Women, Childcare, and the Politics of Expertise

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UserProfessor Rima Apple, University of Wisconsin, Madison.


ClockMonday 08 June 2009, 17:00-18:30

Pregnancy centre stage, please: Contesting the erasure of pregnant bodies from workplace space

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UserDr. Caroline Gatrell, Management School, Lancaster University.


ClockMonday 18 May 2009, 17:00-18:30

Gender and Parenting Culture: Intensive Fatherhood?

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UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseDepartment of Social Anthropology, Seminar Room.

ClockFriday 03 April 2009, 09:30-17:30

Using visual images and interactive workshops to engage with maternity staff - Changing hearts and minds?

UserProf. Jane Sandall (Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King’s College, London).

HouseCRASSH, Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 24 November 2008, 17:00-18:30

Artificial creation of human beings - Three cultural prototypes: Goethe's Homunculus, Shelley's Monster and Huxley's creatures in the Brave New World.

UserSiv Frøydis Berg (Center for Technology, Innovation and Culture (TIK), University of Oslo).

HouseCRASSH, Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 10 November 2008, 17:00-18:30

Longing in Egypt: A solution for male infertility in the Joseph story (Genesis 39)

UserDr. Diana Lipton (Theology and Religious Studies, King’s College, London).

HouseCRASSH, Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 27 October 2008, 17:00-18:30

Globalization and Gametes: Reproductive Tourism, Islamic Bioethics, and Middle Eastern Modernity

chaired by Prof. Marilyn Strathern

UserProf. Marcia Inhorn (Department of Anthropology, Yale University).

HouseCentre for Family Research, Room 606.

ClockFriday 17 October 2008, 17:00-18:30

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