De Partu Annual Meeting

De Partu Annual Meeting and Workshop in Manchester

14 October 2014, 10am – 5.00pm

Venue : Chetham’s Music School, Manchester


Speakers include:

Dr Fran Badger, University of Birmingham

‘..a skilful & respectable woman’, perspectives on nineteenth-century midwifery in the English midlands.


Anija Dokter, University of Cambridge

Sound and childbearing

 De Partu  topic for debate:  ‘Those papers may have been given to you, but they are not yours!’ :  Custody and accessibility of archival materials,  facilitated  by Dr Julia Allison,

As well as research presentations and  a members meeting (anyone welcome),  the day also  includes a tour of Chetham’s Music School, and its  historic library.


Registration  Fees

(includes refreshments, lunch plus a short musical  interlude given  by scholars from Chetham’s).

Non-members £36.00

De Partu Members £32.00

Student members £18.00

If you wish to join De Partu, which entitles you to a reduced admission charge for this event, please download a membership form from the website.

Any further enquires please contact or


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