Invitation: Conceiving Histories Exhibition

Conceiving Histories would like to invite you to come and visit their exhibition which is being held in the Peltz Gallery, Birkbeck, 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD from 8th November-13th December 2017. They also have some events that you might be interested in, including a private view (15th November) and an artists’/academics’ symposium. The … Read more

Photos and Programme from March 2017 Workshop

Programme: March workshop AHRC

Pregnancy and Propaganda in Historical Perspective
Bahareh Goodarzi’s presentation


Dr Sean Lang and Prof. James Drife


One of the Thackray Medical Museum’s takes on the history of childbirth in England


The Thackray’s controversial graphic representation of maternal mortality

Stories from the Birthing Room

London Renaissance Seminar: Stories from the birthing room Thursday 18 May 3pm-8.30pm Room G04, Birkbeck College School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, WC1 What happened in the early modern birthing room? Though the scene of birth is often understood as secret, a surprising number of texts tell us its story. Exploring material from Mary Tudor and … Read more