Perceptions of Pregnancy: From the Medieval to the Modern
Organised by School of Humanities, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom 16 – 18 July 2014
This three day conference aims to bring together scholars working across a range of disciplines, time periods and global perspectives to examine perceptions of pregnancy throughout history.
Potential themes for discussion are:
-- Magic, ritual and religion,
-- Technology and medicine,
-- Gender, including male involvement and experiences,
-- Government policy and politics,
-- Work life, domesticity and childcare.