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Lent Term 2019


Castlereagh Room in the Fisher Building, St John’s College

Thursdays  5:00pm

17th January

'Statisticians of the World, Unite!: The Statistical Society of London and the Making of Social Statisticians, 1833-1877'

Yasu Okazawa (Max Planck Institute, Berlin)


31st January

'Full marks to this sex-help clinic for the teenage lover'. The Brook Advisory Centre in London and Birmingham (1964-1980).

Caroline Rusterholz (St John’s College, Cambridge)


14th February

Prescribing childlessness: advice on infertility before in-vitro fertilisation in Britain, 1950-1980.

Yuliya Hilevych (Wolfson College, Cambridge)


28th February

'The school case of 'Poor Harold': remembering and forgetting deceased children within family life in Britain, c.1900-50s.

Laura King (Leeds University)


Lernt Term 2019 programme - print version


Lucy Delap,  Simon Szreter


The Seminar is grateful for the generous support provided by the Trevelyan Fund




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