Public Forum Series in London on Gender and Scientific Advances

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The University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies is holding a three public fora in London on November 2, 2010.  The theme is gender and bio-medical advances of the 21st Century.  Here’s the info:

November 2, 2010: “Making Babies in the 21st Century: The Rise of Reproductive Technologies

Baroness Onora O’Neill (Chair, Nuffield Foundation)

Professor Marcia Inhorn (William K Lanman Jr Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs, Yale University)

Professor Susan Golombok (Director, Centre for Family Research, Cambridge)

Professor Carl Djerassi (Inventor of the modern day contraceptive pill, Emeritus Professor, Stanford University)

November 16, 2010: “Gendered Behaviour: What Can Science Tell Us.”

December 1, 2010: “Transitioning Gender: The Challenges of Radical Technologies.”

Each forum will be held 18.45 – 20.15 in Hall 2, King’s Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG.  Tickets are £9.50, and available online here.

The programs are presented in association with the Guardian and support from Cambridge University Press)

H/T Richard Storrow.

-Bridget Crawford

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