Conference: Families and Health: Historical Perspectives, 09.11.2021, virtual space

University of Wolverhampton, UK (Web)
Time: Tue, 09.11.2021, 09:00-17:00 GMT
Venue: virtual space, via Wolverhampton
Participants are warmly invited to a conference that explores families and health from a historical perspective. Participation is free, but registration is required: please see below for details. Once you are registered, you will receive the Zoom link closer to the date. For further information, please e-mail Laura Ugolini at:
Programme and abstracts

  • 9.00: Tara Calaby (La Trobe Univ.): “Her Daughter Who Is a Patient Visits Her Daily”: Family Relationships in Victoria’s Lunatic Asylums, 1860–1914
  • 9.35: Sutapa Mukhopadhyay (Kishore Bharati Bhagini Nivedita College): A search of Healthcare of middle class Bengali Women in the late 19th to early 20th century Bengal in their autobiographies
  • 10.10: Camille Bajeux (Univ. of Geneva): “My doctor would like to see you” – Women’s management of male sexual and reproductive difficulties during the Trente Glorieuses (France and French-speaking Switzerland)

10.40: Break

  • 11.15: Christine Atha (Univ. of Leeds): Housing Problems – a study in decay and disease in the ‘healthy’ home
  • 11.50: Ian Miller (Ulster Univ.): Ending the ‘Cult of the Broken Home’: Divorce, Children and the Changing Emotional Dynamics of Separating British Families, c. 1945–1990
  • 12.25: Sophia Koenig (Leipzig Univ.): (Un-)safe childbirth: German midwives and the evolution of midwifery and infant care in Germany 1918–1933
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