Reproductive Politics in France and Britain

5-7 September 2016

Faculty of EnglishFaculty of English, 9 West Road, Cambridge

This two-day conference brings together historians, demographers and other social scientists from France and Britain working in the field of reproductive politics.

The programme begins with a screening of a period drama about abortion in Vichy France. It continues with six sessions reflecting the main productive themes in the field – from abortion, contraception and family planning to assisted reproduction, pregnancy and childbirth.

Convened by Jesse Olszynko-Gryn and Caroline Rusterholz. Supported by the Centre for Research in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CRASSH) and the Wellcome Trust.

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