‘Can Women Put Motherhood on Ice?’ (Public event, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, June 15th, 2016)

A free-to-attend evening event in Edinburgh about egg freezing, delaying motherhood and whether women can beat the biological clock, organised by the Progress Educational Trust (PET). The event will begin with refreshments at 5.45pm, followed by a panel discussion at 6.30pm. This event is supported by the Scottish Government, and is a satellite event of Read the full article…

‘Knowing Mothers: Researching Maternal Identity Change’ reviewed by Dr Aparna Mishra Tarc

‘Knowing Mothers. Researching Maternal Identity Change’ by Wendy Hollway (Palgrave, 2015). Engaging with the transdisciplinary thought and research of Wendy Hollway is always exciting. Hollway exhibits rare courage in her scholarly pursuits, finding an occasion for thinking in under-examined dynamics of human relation enacted in intersubjective processes of identity making, gender relations, caregiving, and maternal 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…

Mother reviewed by Dr Francesca Moore

‘Mother’ by Elinor Carucci (Prestel, 2013).  Elinor Carucci is an acclaimed photographer whose previous subjects have included documenting the realities of married life Closer (2002) and her work as a dancer, Diary of a Dancer (2005). In Mother (2013), she showcases a collection of images which are her attempt to photograph ‘the complexity of motherhood Read the full article…