Call for Reviews

Reviewer needed: ‘Knowing Mothers: Researching Maternal Identity Change’ by Wendy Hollway

We are pleased to offer for review ‘Knowing Mothers: Researching Maternal Identity Change‘ by Wendy Hollway (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. How do women experience the identity changes involved in becoming mothers for the first time? When this is the question of an Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

Biomedical Sciences and the Maternal Body (Symposium, Southampton, 21 Feb 2015)

BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES AND THE MATERNAL BODY One day free symposium organised by the Postgraduate Contemporary Women’s Writing Network (PGCWWN) University of Southampton, 21st February 2015. This one day FREE symposium seeks to examine the relationship between biomedical science and the maternal body as represented in the works of contemporary women writers. Read more…

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Call for Papers

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 Read more…

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Call for Papers

Early Modern Women, Religion, and the Body (CFP, Conference, Loughborough, 22–23 July 2014)

Early Modern Women, Religion, and the Body 22-23 July 2014, Loughborough University Plenary speakers: Professor Mary Fissell (Johns Hopkins) and Dr Katharine Hodgkin (University of East London) With public lecture by Alison Weir (evening of 22 July, Martin Hall Theatre): ‘“The Prince expected in due season”: The Queen’s First Duty’ Read more…

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Seminars and Lectures

Problematising ‘problematic’ pregnancies (Workshop, Durham, 22 November 2012)

Workshop: Problematising ‘problematic’ pregnancies Thursday 22nd November 2012 Time:  9.30am- 12noon (coffee/tea available at 9.30am; workshop starts at 10am) Location: Room W215 (Department of Geography, Durham University) Presenters: Dr Sally Brown (Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University) ‘What’s the problem with teenage pregnancy?’ Dr Rachel Colls (Department of Geography, Durham University) ‘Interuterine Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities