skip to primary navigationskip to content


Reproductive Sociology Research Group

Department A-Z

ReproSoc Annual Lecture 2018 with Charis Thompson

We are delighted to announce that our annual lecture this year will be given by Charis Thompson, and will be held at 5pm on the 1st of November in the Pitt Building, Cambridge. More information is coming soon, so please keep an eye on the events section on our website, and make sure you follow us on social media to see any announcements.

Read more

Conference Photos

We're delighted to share with you the photos from the conference. We hope that they show just how truly special, generous and (re)generative the conference was, with over 90 people presenting papers, four plenary sessions with multiple speakers in conversation, a dance performance, art exhibition, book launch, and much much more...

Read more

Visiting Scholar Gabriela Hertig

We are delighted to be joined by visiting scholar Gabriela Hertig, a doctoral student at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, for the entire academic year. Her research explores stem cell biotechnologies in India, focusing on how the everyday commercial and therapeutic provision of stem cell treatments in India is entangled with normative regimes of science and translational medicine, the formalization of (bio)ethics and regulatory concerns globally and within India

Read more

ReproSoc Director

In 2012 Professor Sarah Franklin received awards from the Wellcome Trust (Senior Investigator), ESRC (Seminar Series) and British Academy (Academy Research project) to establish two new initiatives: The IVF Histories and Cultures Project (with Martin Johnson and Nick Hopwood) and the Reproductive Sociology Research Group (ReproSoc).

Read more

ReproSoc Newsletter

Read our latest newsletter to find out what we got up to last term!

Read more

RSS Feed Latest news

Why Reproduction Matters

The ReproSoc team interviewed Professor Mary Beard, Professor Jack Halberstam and Professor Marilyn Strathern to find out their views on why reproduction matters today, and what role research has to play

Read more

The Reproductive Sociology Research Group supports research and teaching on the social and cultural implications of new reproductive technologies. ReproSoc is based within the Department of Sociology and is part of an expanding concentration of Reproductive Studies at Cambridge, is led by Professor Sarah Franklin and has funding from the Wellcome Trust, British Academy, ESRC, ERC, and Office of the Vice Chancellor, as well as several other funding bodies.


 Follow us on Twitter

 Like our Facebook Page

 Subscribe to our YouTube Channel

Video Podcast

Our latest video podcast is Ayo Wahlberg speaking at the Procreative Selections conference in Paris earlier this year, an event which was co-organised by our Research Associate Noémie Merleau-Ponty.

There is more information about the conference in our Procreative Selections blog post.