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The Fertility and Reproduction Studies Group Seminar Series, University of Oxford

Fertility and Reproduction Seminars
Hilary Term 2017
11:00 – 12:30 pm, Seminar Room 64 Banbury Road, Oxford

CHILDBEARING AND THE BODY POLITICAL

Week 1 Konstantina Isidoros, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Oxford 
16 Jan Milk-sons: matrifocused patriarchy among the Sahrawi in North Africa

Week 2 Cressida Marcus, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Oxford 
23 Jan Her Womb, Our Birth: Ethiopian Orthodoxy and the Pursuit of Children

Week 3 Elo Luik, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Oxford
30 Jan Mothers and workers: The making and unmaking of kinship in Indian surrogacy

Week 4 Lucy van de Wiel, Reproductive Sociology Research Group, University of Cambridge
6 Feb The Datafication of Reproduction: On Time-lapse Embryo Imaging and the Financialisation of Fertility

Week 5 Elizabeth Rahman, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Oxford 
13 Feb Childbirth and Snakebite in Northwestern Amazonia: the pain of gendered self-affirmation, or a sorcerous fatality

Week 6 Kaveri Qureshi, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Oxford, and the
20 Feb Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
The Falling, Wasted, or Fused Child: Culpability and Pregnancy Loss in Pakisani Punjab 

Week 7 Hannah Gibson, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand 
27 Feb My Womb, Her Pregnancy: Making mothers via surrogacy in New Zealand

Week 8 Harish Naraindas, Asia and Europe Cluster, University of Heidelberg, and 
6 Mar Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi 
Sacralising the Foetus: Notes on Perinatal Bereavement in the Anglo-American World

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By: Centre for Cultures of Reproduction
Last updated: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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