WHAT: Call for Papers Masculinity(/ies) – Femininity(/ies) in the Middle Ages Workshop
WHEN: 2nd – 3rd March 2016
WHERE: German Historical Institute Paris
DEADLINE: 4th January 2016
This year lecture at the Ralph Samuel History Centre is on politics of motherhood in 20th Century Britain.
Thursday 10 December 2015
6.30 pm (wine reception to follow)
Free of charge, no booking required, everyone welcome.
Clore Lecture Theatre, Clore Management Centre, Birkbeck, University of London, Torrington Square, London WC1E 7JL
A multi-media exhibition, centred on a hand-knitted quilt is being launched on 25th November, 2015, in St. Laurence’s DIT Grangegorman, 6-9pm.
The exhibition commemorates the lives of the women who have died in our maternity services. In recent years, eight women had inquests, all of which ended in verdicts of death by medical misadventure. Continue reading
The Policing Pregnancy conference is a collaboration between British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), Birthrights and the Centre for Parenting Culture Studies, and will explore the provision of behavioural advice and care to pregnant women. The event is of interest to practitioners, advocates, academics, policy makers, journalists – and anyone else who is concerned about the expansion of risk thinking and its effects for the autonomy and choice-making ability of women. Continue reading
Where: Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
When: January 6-8 2016
The workshop seeks to explore how gendered spaces, for example the household, influenced the production of knowledge, and how this same process created and reinforced notions of gender.
The UCL Centre for Early Modern Exchanges is hosting on the 20th of May a Lecture on Mary I Phantom Pregnancies.