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fertility

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 The cultural tranmission of the fertility transition: Evidence from internal migrations in 19th century France Hillel Rapoport (Paris School of Economics) looks at theories of migrants' social remittances in a historical context relating to fertility in 19th century France Hillel Rapoport 25 May 2016
2 Creative Commons Does 21st-century technology change the experience of early pregnancy and miscarriage? In this Fertility and Reproduction Studies Group seminar, Ingrid Gramme (Oxford) discusses how our basic understanding of pregnancy and miscarriage has changed enormously over the last eighty years, 9 November 2015 Ingrid Gramme 14 Mar 2016
3 Birds in heaven: social positioning of lost babies and their mothers in Qatar In this Fertility and Reproduction Studies Group seminar, Susie Kilshaw (UCL), discusses the impact of pregnancy and loss on mothers and fathers, and other family members, in Qatar, 2 November 2015 Susie Kilshaw 14 Mar 2016
4 Creative Commons The 'Unfortunate Mesopotamian Foetus' Pregnancy loss and miscarriage in the ancient Near East - a Fertility and Reproduction Studies Group seminar, 30 November 2015 given by Marie-Françoise Besnier (University of Cambridge) Marie-Françoise Besnier 14 Mar 2016
5 'David Miller’s Political Philosophy' Panel 2 This panel includes two talks: 'Religious Freedom, Public Space and Democratic Self-Determination' and 'Fertility, Mortality, and National Responsibility.' This conference was held to honour David Miller's contribution to political philosophy. Cécile Laborde, Andrew Williams, Simon Caney 14 Oct 2015
6 Negotiating nutrition: from baby to toddler in the Peruvian Andes In this Fertility and Reproduction Seminar Bronwen Gillespie (Sussex) examines the the use of Sprinkles, a multiple-micronutrient product recommended by the state, in Peru (13 October 2014) Bronwen Gillespie 13 Apr 2015
7 Economic Uncertainty and Fertility: Insights from Japan’s Long Recession Joint seminar with the Department of Sociology and the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies James Raymo 19 May 2014
8 Creative Commons Productive Motherhood: Women's Labour and Japan's Lowest-Low Fertility Professor Mary Brinton, Harvard University, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies Seminar Series Mary Brinton 01 Apr 2014
9 A Comparison of the Determinants of Low Marital Fertility between Japan and Korea Professor Kazuo Yamaguchi, University of Chicago, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies Seminar Series. Kazuo Yamaguchi 31 Mar 2014
10 Creative Commons The Political Arena of Low Fertility - Comparing Japan and Germany Professor Axel Klein gives a talk for the Nissan Centre for Japanese Studies Seminar Series. Axel Klein 31 Mar 2014
11 Generational change and continuity amongst British mothers Angela Davis of the University of Warwick discusses the sharing of beliefs, knowledge and practice amongst British mothers between 1940 and 1990 (a Fertility and Reproduction seminar from 14 October 2013) Angela Davis 03 Feb 2014
12 Creative Commons Contextualising the 'new parenting culture' Charlotte Faircloth of the University of Kent presents historical and sociological perspectives on adult-child relations (a Fertility and Reproduction seminar from 21 October 2013) Charlotte Faircloth 03 Feb 2014
13 Creative Commons Caring and being cared for in north-western Amazonia Elizabeth Rahman of the University of Oxford discusses the perinatal practices of a small group of Amazonian Indians with whom she lived (a Fertility and Reproduction seminar from 4 November 2013) Elizabeth Rahman 03 Feb 2014
14 Creative Commons 'I did not know how to tell my parents, so I thought I would have to have an abortion' Ekaterina Hertog of the University of Oxford explores the negotiations between premaritally pregnant women and their parents in Japan (a Fertility and Reproduction seminar from 25 November 2013) Ekaterina Hertog 03 Feb 2014
15 Creative Commons Be(com)ing papa: kinship senescence and the ambivalent inward journeys of ageing men in the Antilles Adom Philogene Heron of the University of St Andrews investigates grandfatherhood in the Antilles (a Fertility and Reproduction seminar from 2 December 2013) Adom Philogene Heron 03 Feb 2014
16 Creative Commons 11. Does Government belong in the bedroom? There are many examples, from the ancient world to Nazi Germany, of attempts to protect or to increase the birth rate and hence population size. Slides to accompany Prof David Coleman's talk on birth control from governments. David Coleman 18 Jul 2012
17 Creative Commons The 'down side' of assisted reproductive technologies In this seminar for the Fertility and Reproduction Studies Group, Soraya Tremayne (Director of the FRSG) discusses 'Third party donation and the 'happy family' rhetoric in Iran'. 17 November 2011. Soraya Tremayne 24 May 2012
18 Creative Commons 03. The 'Second Demographic Transition' - new forms of family Professor David Coleman from Dept of Social Policy, University of Oxford, gives a talk from his "Demographic Trends and Problems of the Modern World" series talking about the 'Second Demographic Transition'. David Coleman 26 Apr 2012
19 The ageing society and its implications This Oxford at Said seminar was dedicated to the topic of Ageing. Three distinguished academics from Oxford University discuss the social, biological and ethical implications for an ageing society. Sarah Harper, Lynne Cox, Julian Savulescu 10 Feb 2010