Seminars

 Fertility and Reproduction Seminars: 2017

Terracotta altar of three fertility goddesses, Museo Archeologico Regionale di Gela, circa 500 BCE

Week 1         Konstantina Isidoros, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Oxford

16th Jan      Milk-sons: matrifocused patriarchy among the Sahrawi in North Africa

Week 2         Cressida Marcus, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Oxford

23rd Jan       Her Womb, Our Birth: Ethiopian Orthodoxy and the Pursuit of Children

                         

Week 3         Elo Luik, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Oxford

30th 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

6th 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

13th 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

20th 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

27th Feb      My Womb, Her Pregnancy: Making mothers via surrogacy in New Zealand

Week 8         Harish Naraindas, Asia and Europe Cluster, University of Heidelberg, and  

6th Mar       Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi

                     Sacralising the Foetus: Notes on Perinatal Bereavement in the Anglo-American World

Childbearing and the Body Political

Hilary Term 2017

11:00 am – 12:30 pm, Seminar Room, 64 Banbury Road

Convened by Philip Kreager and Elizabeth Rahman (FRSG) 

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