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Read more at: Welcome to our new ReproSoc Visiting Scholars

Welcome to our new ReproSoc Visiting Scholars

23 January 2021

Our new visiting scholars joining us at ReproSoc from February 1, 2021: Lidia Bueno Sánchez is a PhD candidate in Design, Management and Evaluation of Social Welfare Public Policies at the University of Valencia. Her expertise focuses on public policies on social welfare of vulnerable populations, gender studies, health...

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Read more at: "Chasing the Blue Flower: Beyond the two cultures of art and science" - Suzanne Anker and Marieke Bigg

"Chasing the Blue Flower: Beyond the two cultures of art and science" - Suzanne Anker and Marieke Bigg

21 January 2021

"Chasing the Blue Flower: Beyond the two cultures of art and science" An interview with the Bio Art pioneer, Suzanne Anker. Conducted by former ReproSoc student, Marieke Bigg. A conversation about the intersections of art and biological science, and what they can show us about our world. Watch here

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Read more at: Watch online: The 6th ReproSoc Public Lecture with Prof France Winddance Twine

Watch online: The 6th ReproSoc Public Lecture with Prof France Winddance Twine

8 January 2021

The 6th Annual ReproSoc Public Lecture 2020 is now available on our ReproSoc Youtube Channel. Watch now The Afterlife of Eugenics: Incarcerated Women and the Fertility Continuum Prof France Winddance Twine, Professor of Sociology at UC Santa Barbara Introduction: Professor Sarah Franklin Chair: Dr Katharine Dow In 1909...

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ReproSoc Michaelmas Term Newsletter 2020 is now available!

18 December 2020

ReproSoc Michaelmas Newsletter Read our latest newsletter, featuring ReproSoc activities, events, and publications here . Feel free to subscribe to our mailing list to receive termly updates.

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Read more at: Lucy van de Wiel's new book on egg freezing

Lucy van de Wiel's new book on egg freezing

8 December 2020

"Freezing Fertility: Oocyte Cryopreservation and the Gender Politics of Aging", the new book on egg freezing by Lucy van de Wiel About the author Lucy van de Wiel is a Research Associate at the Reproductive Sociology Research Group , University of Cambridge. She is also a Turing Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute, London...

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Horizon features special issue on "Reproduction" with contributions from various ReproSoc scholars

2 December 2020

Horizon features special issue on "Reproduction" with contributions from various ReproSoc scholars "Fertility futures, #COVID19 and 4,000 years of babymaking"; the latest issue of Cambridge University's Horizons magazine features a special section on reproductive issues. Prof Sarah Franklin was one of the advisory editors...

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Read the latest publication by Dr Robert Pralat et al "How does being undetectable matter for considering parenthood?"

18 November 2020

"Can HIV‐positive gay men become parents? How men living with HIV and HIV clinicians talk about the possibility of having children", read the full publication here Robert Pralat, Fiona Burns, J Jane Anderson, Tristan J. Barber Abstract: It is now established that people living with HIV who have an undetectable viral load...

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Watch 'We Are Family' - A conversation between Professor Susan Golombok (CFR) and Dr Marcin Smietana (ReproSoc) on Cambridge Reproduction's new Youtube Channel

9 November 2020

Watch 'We Are Family' - a conversation between Professor Susan Golombok (CFR) and Dr Marcin Smietana (ReproSoc) on Cambridge Reproduction's new Youtube Channel You can now watch the online event with Professor Susan Golombok (Centre for Family Research, University of Cambridge) to celebrate the publication of her new book...

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Huge congratulations to our PhD student Tiantian Chen who passed her viva today!

5 November 2020

Huge congratulations to our PhD student Tiantian who passed her PhD viva today! In her thesis, Tiantian has explored the influence of internet and politics on egg freezing practices in China. Here you can learn more about her research as well as her biography .

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New publication from Katharine Dow (ReproSoc) and Janelle Lamoreaux "Situated Kinmaking and the Population “Problem”' in Environmental Humanities

3 November 2020

New publication from Katharine Dow (ReproSoc) and Janelle Lamoreaux 'Situated Kinmaking and the Population “Problem”' in Environmental Humanities, read the full article here . Abstract "Contemporary concern about climate change has been accompanied by a resurgence in questions about what part human numbers play in...

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