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Bioethics & Society alumni series – featuring Gemma McKenzie, ESCR funded PhD candidate at King’s

Gemma McKenzie (Bioethics & Society, class of 2017) is an ESRC funded PhD candidate at King’s (Department of Nursing) exploring women’s narratives of freebirthing in the UK. “I first had the idea for my PhD subject when I was working … Continue reading

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Workshop ” ‘Medicalized’ Childbirth as a Public Problem: Risk Culture(s), Gender Politics, Techno-Reflexivities”, Paris 29-30 September 2016

When: 29-30 September 2016 Where: Amphithéâtre François-Furet, 105 Boulevard Raspail 75006 Paris Organizers: Sezin Topçu (CEMS/IMM-CNRS-EHESS) Ilana Löwy (Cermes3-INSERM-EHESS) Contact: lowyATvjf.cnrs.fr Presentation: Obstetrical knowledge, technologies and practices have dramatically transformed women’s reproductive experiences worldwide. Medicalization of childbirth was accelerated in the 20th … Continue reading

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