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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): … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Infertility in History, Science and Culture (CFP, Conference, Edinburgh 4-5July 2013)

Infertility in History, Science and Culture University of Edinburgh, 4-5 July 2013 The infertile woman is a familiar figure in popular culture. Soap operas dramatise the tragedy of infertility, right-wing tabloids threaten career women with the horrors of involuntary childlessness, … Continue reading

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Disease, Disability & Medicine in Medieval Europe (CFP, Interdisciplinary Workshop, Generation and Reproduction Project, Cambridge, 8 December 2012)

Disease, Disability & Medicine in Medieval Europe Sixth Annual Interdisciplinary Workshop 2012 Generation and reproduction in medieval Europe Conception, pregnancy, childbirth, and the raising of healthy children (or animals) were high-risk endeavours in the Middle Ages, the focus of many … Continue reading

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Retelling Familiar Tales of Pregnancy and Birth in European Cultures (CFP, Conference, Oxford, 3-4 July 2012)

Retelling Familiar Tales of Pregnancy and Birth in European Cultures Tues 3rd-Weds 4th July 2012 Oxford ** Full programme and booking information now available at http://www.departu.org.uk ** Purpose of conference This conference aims to bring together leading specialists from a … Continue reading

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