A conference exploring reproduction as a theme to unite diverse strands of film history was held on 23–25 September 2015.
Michael Stolberg (University of Würzburg) on 16th-century physicians and their female patients: 14 January 2016
Boyd Brogan has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship for a project on ‘Maladies of Seed: Chastity Diseases in Early Modern England’.
A conference on Sex, Disease and Fertility in History will be held at CRASSH on 28–30 September 2015.
Sarah Franklin and Martin Johnson have launched a new journal, Reproductive Biomedicine & Society Online.
Cambridge historians of medicine and biology are using a Wellcome strategic award to take a concerted approach to the history of reproduction. The cross-disciplinary group of researchers will offer fresh perspectives on issues ranging from ancient fertility rites to IVF. Building on a lively field of historical investigation, this will provide a fresh basis for policy and public debate.