Interdisciplinary Workshop on Reproduction 5 (CIRF)

30 October 2009, 09:00 - 17:00

CRASSH 17 Mill Lane

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Cambridge Interdisciplinary Reproduction Forum

CRASSH, University of Cambridge

This workshop, the fifth in a successful series, aims to promote communication and exchange among people in Cambridge working on various aspects of reproduction.
For details on previous events, please visit:
 
We invite offers of informal talks that introduce the work of an individual or group to an interdisciplinary audience. The time slots are usually 20 minutes for presentations followed by 10 minutes of discussion.
 

Online Registration is open,  link on the right hand side of this page.
There is a modest charge  (£6.50) for  lunch & tea/coffee. For further information, please email
repro@hermes.cam.ac.uk.


Salim Al-Gailani(Department of History and Philosophy of Science)
Charlotte Faircloth (Department of Social Anthropology)
Zeynep Gürtin-Broadbent (Centre for Family Research)

Organised by the Cambridge Interdisciplinary Reproduction Forum with support from CRASSH and a  Wellcome Strategic Award in History of Medicine to the Department of History and Philosophy of Science and colleagues in Classics, Geography, History, King's and Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.

Administrative contact Esther Lamb ( Grad/Fac Programme Manager)

 

Programme

9.00 - 9.15

Registration

9.15- 9.30

Welcome and Introduction

 


SESSION 1
Chair: Zeynep Gurtin-Broadbent (CFR)

9.30 - 10.00

Sarah Franklin (LSE)
Embryo Transfer Pioneers

    10.00 - 10.30 

    Natasha Theodosiou (Physiology, Development & Neuroscience)
    Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis – Exploring the pathways from proof of principle to clinical application 

    10.30 - 11.00 

    Ashley Moffett (Pathology)
    Natural Killer cells and Reproductive Failure: the relationship between scientists, doctors and the media

    11.00 - 11.30

    Tea/Coffee Break

     

    SESSION 2
    Chair: Charlotte Faircloth (Social Anthropology)

    11.30 - 12.00 noon

    Catherine Sumnall (Geography)
    Oral history and extra-marital fertility in the Gurk valley, Austria 

    12.00 - 12.30


    Humera Iqbal (CFR)
    Khandan and Parivaar in Multicultural Britain- A study of Parenting and Parent-Child Relationships in Pakistani and Indian Diasporic Families in the UK

    12.30 - 13.00

    Lucy Blake (CFR)
    Secrecy and Disclosure in Gamete Donation and Surrogacy Families  

    13.00 - 14.00

    Lunch


    SESSION 3 

    Chair: Salim Al-Gailani (HPS)

    14.00 - 14.30 

    Alison Hall (PHG Foundation)
    An analysis of ethical, legal and social issues arising from cell-free fetal DNA technologies

    14.30 - 15.00

    Bradley Hart (History)
    Curbing the Unfit: Eugenicists and the International Sterilization Movement in the early 1930s 

    15.00 - 15.30

    Jenny Bangham (HPS)
    Genetic anthropology in the 1940s

    15.30 - 16.00 

    Tea/Coffee Break 

     

    SESSION 4 

    16.00 - 16.30

    Susan Golombok (CFR)
    Wellcome Enhancement Award in Biomedical Ethics to the Centre for Family Research


    16.30 - 17.00

    Nick Hopwood (HPS)
    Wellcome Strategic Award in History of Medicine to the Department of History and Philosophy of Science and colleagues in Classics, Geography, History, King's  and PDN