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Reproductive Sociology Research Group

The Third Annual ReproSoc Public Lecture

Security as Reproduction: the Biopolitics of Walls in Israel/Palestine and Beyond

Professor Rosalind Petchesky

November 2017, Cambridge

It was with great enthusiasm and excitement that ReproSoc welcomed Rosalind Petchesky to Cambridge this autumn to deliver a lecture on a new definition of reproductive politics as securitization. Addressing issues of walls, people, movements and containment as 'reproductive politics' in the broadest sense, Ros characteristically mapped out an ambitious new model of how we might theorise containment as reproductive control, and resistance as a reproductive insurrection. Her lecture was followed by a moving half day workshop with close colleagues Sonia Correa and Marge Berer that re-examined the long histories of reproductive rights activism and writing.

Annual ReproSoc Lectures Overview 

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