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Read more at: New Publication by Linda Layne Alternative 'Domesticities: Spatial Dynamism in the Home-Making of one Middle-Class, Heterosexual, American Single Mother by Choice' in Home Cultures

New Publication by Linda Layne Alternative 'Domesticities: Spatial Dynamism in the Home-Making of one Middle-Class, Heterosexual, American Single Mother by Choice' in Home Cultures

14 October 2021

New Publication by Linda Layne Alternative 'Domesticities: Spatial Dynamism in the Home-Making of one Middle-Class, Heterosexual, American Single Mother by Choice' in Home Cultures. Read the full article, available in open access . Abstract Part of a long-term ethnographic case study of Carmen West, a middle-class...


Read more at: New Publication by Aideen O'Shaughnessy 'Triumph and concession? The moral and emotional construction of Ireland’s campaign for abortion rights' with the European Journal of Women’s Studies

New Publication by Aideen O'Shaughnessy 'Triumph and concession? The moral and emotional construction of Ireland’s campaign for abortion rights' with the European Journal of Women’s Studies

14 September 2021

New Publication from Aideen O'Shaughnessy , 'Triumph and concession? The moral and emotional construction of Ireland’s campaign for abortion rights' with the European Journal of Women’s Studies. Read the full article, available in open access . Abstract In March 2018, the Irish government confirmed that a referendum would...


Read more at: Reproductive Righteousness and the Alt-Right State Recording Now Available on our YouTube Channel

Reproductive Righteousness and the Alt-Right State Recording Now Available on our YouTube Channel

13 September 2021

On June 30th, the Reproductive Righteousness Project launched with a symposium called “Reproductive Righteousness and the Alt-Right State: An International Feminist Symposium”, featuring feminist scholars from around the world who offered a comparative discussion of this important topic. We are delighted to announce that...


Read more at: New Publication by Katie Dow (ReproSoc) and Victoria Boydell 'Adjusting the analytical aperture: propositions for an integrated approach to the social study of reproductive technologies' in BioSocieties

New Publication by Katie Dow (ReproSoc) and Victoria Boydell 'Adjusting the analytical aperture: propositions for an integrated approach to the social study of reproductive technologies' in BioSocieties

19 August 2021

New publication from Katie Dow (ReproSoc) and Victoria Boydell , 'Adjusting the analytical aperture: propositions for an integrated approach to the social study of reproductive technologies' in BioSocieties . Read the full article, available in open access . Abstract The ever-expanding availability of reproductive...


Read more at: Spotlight on Research Associate Dr R. Sánchez-Rivera

Spotlight on Research Associate Dr R. Sánchez-Rivera

5 August 2021

Currently, I am a Postdoctoral Fellow funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) in the Department of Sociology at the University of Cambridge. I completed my Ph.D. in the Centre of Latin American Studies at the University of Cambridge in December 2019. My areas of expertise are in critical race theory, the critical study of eugenics and scientific racism, historical sociology, and the sociology of health and illness with a focus on reproduction, decolonial theory, gender studies, queer theory, and social inequalities. I will be undertaking a four-year Research Fellowship at Gonville & Caius from October 2021.


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 of IVF and other reproductive technologies.


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

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 (London), followed by a live Zoom Q&A session with the Director, Claudia Sparrow, at 2:30 pm (London).


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

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 again emphasised translational bioscience in its widest sense, this time with a focus on synthetic gametes, and once again drawing on a wide range of disciplinary perspectives.


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

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 understand how they have animated recent political debates and transitions (Briggs, 2017) in Latin America. Looking at the pre-post conflict state (Theidon 2007) in Colombia and Peru, the participants in this round table reflected on the conflicting implications of reproduction and sexuality in transitional justice, the functioning of the law, and violence.


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)