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Reproductive Sociology Research Group
 
Read more at: Congratulations to Sarah Franklin on her election as Fellow of the British Academy

Congratulations to Sarah Franklin on her election as Fellow of the British Academy

29 July 2021

We would like to congratulate ReproSoc Director, Professor Sarah Franklin , who has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the SHAPE subjects (the social sciences, humanities and the arts) for her work on the forms of social change associated with the introduction...


Read more at: MAXIMA movie screening and live Zoom Q&A with Director Claudia Sparrow

MAXIMA movie screening and live Zoom Q&A with Director Claudia Sparrow

7 June 2021

ReproDoc MAXIMA movie screening and live Zoom Q&A with Director Claudia Sparrow This event took place on June 11, 2021, Friday 1pm - 3.30 pm (BST) As part of our explorations of the links between reproduction, extractivism, and the environment, ReproSoc held a group viewing of 'Maxima' at 1 pm on Friday 11th June (...


Read more at: Anne McLaren Symposium 2021: Finally all recorded lectures are available to be watched online!

Anne McLaren Symposium 2021: Finally all recorded lectures are available to be watched online!

25 May 2021

*Watch online* Anne McLaren Symposium 2021: Synthetic gametes and germline development for science and society The second Anne McLaren Symposium was held online on Tuesday 23 March 2021. It followed a successful meeting held last December at the Wellcome Trust and adopted the same format. The theme for this second meeting...


Read more at: Watch panel discussion on "Reproduction, Sexuality, and War: Reflections from Latin America"

Watch panel discussion on "Reproduction, Sexuality, and War: Reflections from Latin America"

7 May 2021

reproduction_latin_america_videos.png This event took place on May 12, 2021. A discussion between Pascha Bueno-Hansen, Vanesa Giraldo Gärtner & Tatiana Sanchez Parra, chaired by Dr Julieta Chaparro-Buitrago, ReproSoc. Panel description: This exciting panel discussion had reproduction and sexuality at its center to...


Read more at: Discounted Lives: Ethnographies of Production and Reproduction - A Conversation with Professor Sharmila Rudrappa

Discounted Lives: Ethnographies of Production and Reproduction - A Conversation with Professor Sharmila Rudrappa

1 May 2021

ReproSoc’s Key Texts event on Writing Ethnography took successfully place in May 2021: Discounted Lives: Ethnographies of Production and Reproduction A Conversation with Professor Sharmila Rudrappa (University of Texas at Austin) Reading: Rudrappa, Sharmila (2015) Discounted Life: The Price of Global Surrogacy in India...


Read more at: New blog article by our visiting scholar Sonja Mackenzie, "Bloodlines and/at the Border: The Structural Intimacies of #LGBTQ Transnational Kinship"

New blog article by our visiting scholar Sonja Mackenzie, "Bloodlines and/at the Border: The Structural Intimacies of #LGBTQ Transnational Kinship"

24 March 2021

Sonja has enriched our ReproSoc blog with a new article, which has been published today! It is an important, relevant and thought provoking read, please share it widely https://www.reprosoc.com/blog/structural-intimacies-lgbtq-transnational-kinship Bloodlines and/at the Border: The Structural Intimacies of LGBTQ...


Read more at: Dish Life has won the award for Best Educational Game by Pocket Gamers

Dish Life has won the award for Best Educational Game by Pocket Gamers

15 March 2021

The mobile app Dish Life: The Game, developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge, has won in the Best Educational Game category at the 2021 Pocket Gamer Awards. In Dish Life: The Game you put the lab coat on and experience first-hand the life of a stem cell scientist. This game is unique in its focus on the...


Read more at: Virtual Symposium about Sir Robert Edwards on 29 March

Virtual Symposium about Sir Robert Edwards on 29 March

11 March 2021

Ways of Working: The Archive of Professor Sir Robert Edwards (IVF pioneer) This event took place on March 29, 2021. As part of the Cambridge Festival this online symposium focused on ways of working with the archive of Bob Edwards (IVF pioneer), and ways of working evidenced in the archive. Speakers included Dr Kay Elder (...


Read more at: New publication from Marcin Smietana (ReproSoc), Sharmila Rudrappa and Christina Weis 'Moral Frameworks of Commercial Surrogacy within the US, India and Russia' in Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters

New publication from Marcin Smietana (ReproSoc), Sharmila Rudrappa and Christina Weis 'Moral Frameworks of Commercial Surrogacy within the US, India and Russia' in Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters

3 March 2021

New publication from Marcin Smietana (ReproSoc), Sharmila Rudrappa and Christina Weis 'Moral Frameworks of Commercial Surrogacy within the US, India and Russia' in Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters . Read the full article, available in open access, here: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/26410397.2021...


Read more at: Now available on Youtube: Anne McLaren Symposium "Synthetic gametes and germline development for science and society"

Now available on Youtube: Anne McLaren Symposium "Synthetic gametes and germline development for science and society"

16 February 2021

Anne McLaren Research Fund Meeting Synthetic gametes and germline development for science and society About this Event Watch all the recorded talks of the event on Youtube The second Anne McLaren Symposium was held online on Tuesday 23 March 2021 . Speakers included: Thorsten Boroviak (Cambridge), Robert Bud (Science...