> ***Abstract deadline 5th June 2015***
> Annual Conference: Human Reproduction Study Group
> Thursday 23rd July 2015, 10:00am - 16:30pm
> The Open University, Milton Keynes
> CALL FOR PAPERS
> We welcome theoretical, methodological, and empirical papers on any aspect of the Sociology of Human Reproduction including, but not limited to: pregnancy & childbirth; mothering/fathering & kinship; infant feeding; (in)fertility; stillbirth & infant death; abortion; miscarriage; assisted conception & genetics.
> Over the past 12 years, the conference has attracted international and national speakers from emerging, early career, and experienced researchers based at universities, and those working in the field.
> Abstract Submission
> Please send abstracts of up to 250 words by 5th June 2015 to the Human Reproduction co-convenor Dr Sam Murphy: firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>
> Abstracts significantly over the word count will not be accepted.
> The abstracts will be anonymised and reviewed by the three co-onvenors of the Group, taking into account the suitability of the topic, the stage of research process (if appropriate), and the significance of the findings or arguments proposed to the Group.
> Abstracts will then be ordered into the presentation slots available. Presenters will be allocated 15 minutes presentation time which will be followed by five minutes for questions.
> Conference Details
> The conference will take place at The Open University, Milton Keynes. If there is interest, an informal social gathering on Wednesday 22nd July can be arranged.
> This year our plenary paper will be delivered by Dr Cathy Herbrand, Research Fellow in Sociology at the Reproduction Research Group at De Montfort University.
> Dr Herbrand will present:
> 'Technology of hope vs. the slippery slope?' Deconstructing the debate on 'three parent babies'.
> All delegates and speakers are invited to submit an A3 poster presentation detailing their current work or research interests. Further details will be made available to delegates and speakers nearer the time.
> Registration Fees
> · Student BSA member £30 / Student non-BSA member £35
> · BSA member £40 / Non-BSA member £45
> Please register online:
> Kylie Baldwin
> Lecturer in Health Studies and Sociology
> Reproduction Research Group<http://www.dmu.ac.uk/research/research-faculties-and-institutes/health-and-life-sciences/reproduction-research-group/reproduction-research.aspx>
> Allied Health Sciences
> Hawthorn Building 0.18
> De Montfort University
> Faculty of Health & Life Sciences
> The Gateway
> LE1 9BH
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> W: http://dmu.academia.edu/KylieBaldwin
> Tw: @klb38