This term and next we are focussing on debates around pregnancy, fertility and technology, and highlighting the research being done by Kent Colleagues, at various career stages. All welcome, more details to follow.
The Business of Birth Control: Contraceptives as Commodities before the Pill
Introduced by Dr Claire Jones, Lecturer in the History of Medicine
Wednesday December 12th
Cornwallis East Seminar Room 1
‘Under the Covers? Commerce, Contraceptives and Consumers in England and Wales, 1880–1960’
Followed by end of term drinks.
Disruptive Technologies: Fertility control pills past, present and future
This is a half-day event, followed by drinks, with University of Kent contributions from Professor Sally Sheldon, Professor of Healthcare Law, on Early Medical Abortion and Verity Pooke, PhD Candidate, SSPSSR on Emergency Contraception. Lara Marks will be our invited speaker, Managing Editor, What is Biotechnology? http://www.whatisbiotechnology.org/ and author of Sexual Chemistry, A History of The Contraceptive Pill.
Wednesday 20th March 2019
12-6pm, Moot Room, The Wigoder Law Building [https://www.kent.ac.uk/law/wigoder.html]
Supported by Centre for Parenting Culture Studies, Centre for the Interdisciplinary Study of Reproduction and Kent Law School.