Interdisciplinary Workshop on Reproduction - Day: 4

14 November 2008

CRASSH, 17 Mill Lane


Salim Al-Gailani (Department of History and Philosophy of Science)
Merve Demircioglu (Department of Social Anthropology)
Tamara Kayali (Centre for Family Research)

The workshop aims to promote communication and exchange among people in Cambridge working on various aspects of reproduction. It follows successful events last year, and the year before. For CIRF Past Events click here.

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Part of the Cambridge Interdisciplinary Reproduction Forum (CIRF


14 November 2008


9.00 - 09.15am


09.15 - 09.30am

Welcome and Introduction


Chair: Nick Hopwood (HPS)

9.30 - 10.00am

Richard Barnett (HPS)
Maternal care, pain relief and hospital birth in twentieth-century Britain

10.00 - 10.30am

Martin Johnson (Physiology, Development & Neuroscience)
The post-war history of research on mammals in the UK: some preliminary results

10.30 - 11.00am

Alix Rogers (HPS)
Art, display of the human body, and public decency: the case of the human earrings

11.00 - 11.30am



Chair: Tabitha Freeman (CFR)

11.30 - 12.00am

Irenee Daly (CFR)
Postponers and older mothers: print media’s representation of delayed motherhood

12.00 - 12.30pm

Melissa Hines (Social & Developmental Psychology)
Ante-natal hormones and reproduction

12.30 - 1.00pm

Jenny Readings (CFR)
Child development and parent-child relationships in surrogacy, egg donation and donor insemination families at age 7.

1.00 - 2.00pm



Chair: Richard Smith (Geography & CAMPOP)

2.00 - 2.30pm

Philip Howell (Geography)
Prostitution regulation and the reproductive politics in colonial Gibraltar: moral geographies of sovereignty and sexuality

2.30 - 3.00pm

Leon Rocha (HPS)
Title TBC

3.00 - 3.30 Tea


Chair: Stephen John (HPS)

3.30 - 4.00pm

Adam Bostanci (Centre for Biomedical Science in Society, Hughes Hall)
Implementing cell-free fetal DNA technology: a shift to non-invasive prenatal testing?

4.00 - 4.30pm

Martin Richards (CFR)
Choosing children: limits of reproductive autonomy

4.30 - 5.00pm

Serena Olsaretti (Philosophy)
Responsibility and the costs of children