Reviewer needed: ‘Assisted Reproductive Technologies in the Third Phase: Global Encounters and Emerging Moral Worlds’ edited by Kate Hampshire and Bob Simpson

We are pleased to offer for review ‘Assisted Reproductive Technologies in Third Phase: Global Encounters and Emerging Moral Worlds‘ edited by Kate Hampshire & Bob Simpson (Berghahn Book, 2015). Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. Following the birth of the first “test-tube baby” in 1978, Assisted Reproductive Technologies became available to a Read the full article…

Men, masculinity and infertility – Alan Dolan (Seminar, Durham Queen’s Campus, 10 Dec 2014)

Men, masculinity and infertility: towards a theoretical understanding of men’s experiences of infertility and its treatment Dr Alan Dolan (University of Warwick) Qualitative Health Research Group Seminar Wednesday 10th December, 12-2 Ebsworth Building, D013, Queen’s Campus, Durham University Please reply to Jackie Pankhurst to confirm your attendance. In In the UK, it is estimated that Read the full article…

Time, Temporalities and the Emotional Geographies of Being/Becoming a Mother (CfP, Panel, Emotional Geographies Conference, Edinburgh, June 2015)

5th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies Edinburgh, 10th – 12th June 2015 Time, Temporalities and the Emotional Geographies of Being/Becoming a Mother Convenors: Rachel Colls (Durham University, UK) and Abi McNiven (University of Oxford, UK) The following session is interested in exploring the emotional and affective geographies of being/becoming a mother. Within feminist Read the full article…

Infant Feeding: Nurture and Nourishment (CfP, Seminar Series, Oxford University, Autumn 2014)

Infant Feeding: Nurture and Nourishment Fertility and Reproduction Studies Group Seminars Oxford University Michaelmas/Autumn Term 2014 Infant feeding has become an increasingly important area for research, with public health discourses underscoring declining breastfeeding rates, the dangers of colostrum avoidance early supplementary feeding and commerciogenic malnutrition. This seminar series will bring together ethnographic and historical case Read the full article…

Call For Participants: ‘Critical Medical Humanities’, Durham University (4 & 5 November 2013)

Organisers:  Felicity Callard, Will Viney, Angela Woods (Centre for Medical Humanities, Durham University) To mark the conclusion of Durham University’s Centre for Medical Humanities’ Wellcome Trust Strategic Award, we are hosting an intense, future-orientated and interdisciplinary symposium. We invite 50 applicants to join us at Durham University for a special, two-day event, ‘Critical Medical Humanities’, a Read the full article…