Perceptions of Pregnancy from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century has just been published by Palgrave Macmillan. This collection of chapters, which I co-edited with my University of Hertfordshire colleague Jennifer Evans, is written by members of the Perceptions of Pregnancy Researchers’ Network. Jen and I co-founded this network in summer 2014 following our hugely successfulContinue reading “New Book: Perceptions of Pregnancy”
Back in July 2014, Jennifer Evans and I organised Perceptions of Pregnancy: From the Medieval to the Modern, a three-day international conference. Arising out of that conference, we guest edited a special issue of Woman’s History, the journal of the Women’s History Network (WHN), which was published today.
Almost one year after Jennifer Evans and I began talking about the possibility of organising a conference that would explore pregnancy throughout history, the event has drawn to a successful conclusion. On 16 July, we welcomed a very international delegation to the University of Hertfordshire for three days of discussion on perceptions of pregnancy from theContinue reading “Generating a Conference via Social Media”
PERCEPTIONS OF PREGNANCY: FROM THE MEDIEVAL TO THE MODERN UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE, 16-18 JULY 2014 Please note, the programme is subject to change. For further details, visit the conference blog or email conference organisers: Ciara Meehan, c.meehan2[at]herts.ac.uk or Jennifer Evans j.evans5[at]herts.ac.uk Day 1 9:00- 9:30: Registration 9:30-11:00: Session One Panel A Male discourses of contraception,Continue reading “Perceptions of Pregnancy: Provisional Conference Programme”
Perceptions of Pregnancy: From the Medieval to the Modern is a three-day conference that I am co-organising with my colleague, Dr Jennifer Evans. It will be held at the University of Hertfordshire between 16 and 18 July. The response to our call for papers so far has been fantastic, and with abstracts coming from placesContinue reading “Perceptions of Pregnancy Conference: Call for Papers Closing Soon”
I previously posted the Call for Papers for the Perceptions of Pregnancy conference that I am organising with my colleague, Dr Jennifer Evans. Those who are interested in the conference should keep an eye on our blog for conference updates; you can also sign up for email updates. We’ll also be posting columns on issuesContinue reading “Conference Updates: Perceptions of Pregnancy”
Download a PDF of the call for papers here. Visit the conference website for updates.