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07.09.2022   kl. 14:00 - 15:30

The Family, Medical Science, and the Political History of Health (with Roberta Bivins)

Please join us for an exciting research seminar with three short project presentations exploring different ways in which the state has defined the family through medical science Speakers: Roberta Bivins (Warwick) on DNA and parenthood, Gareth Millward (SDU) on testing disabled housewives, and Cecilie Bjerre (SDU) on paternity Chair: Klaus Petersen (SDU) All welcome. Small reception after the seminar Roberta Bivins is professor of history in the Department of History, Warwick University. She is the author of Contagious Communities: Medicine, Migration, and the NHS in Post-War Britain (OUP, 2015) and Alternative Medicine? A History (OUP, 2007). From 2015 to 2020, she led a Welcome Trust-funded project on The Cultural History of the National Health Service.