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De Partu history of childbirth meeting in York: Friday p.m. and Saturday

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Friday 26th May 2017

3.00 Tour of York Minster with Mary Nolan, followed by the De Partu group meeting and informal dinner at a nearby restaurant
If you wish to go on this tour and/or attend the dinner, please contact Mary directly: m.nolan@worc.ac.uk, 01905 542094. NB a £10 charge is made to enter the Minster.

Saturday 27th May 2017

Arrival 9.30 a.m. for 10.00 a.m. start

10.00 Welcome: Janette Allotey and Mary Nolan

10.05 - 10.35 Ancient Egyptian midwives: their role in medicine: Rosalie David, Emeritus Professor of Egyptology, University of Manchester

10.35 - 11.05 Invisible characters (women) and alternative narratives (childbirth) in the early prehistory of Scotland: Denise Telford , final year PhD student, Department of Archaeology, University of Glasgow, researching healing narratives, women and childbirth in Early Neolithic Scotland

11.05 - 11.30 Coffee is provided

11.30 - 11.45 Language and expressions of knowledge in early midwifery texts: digital possibilities and discursive realities: Richard J Whitt, Assistant Professor in Linguistics, University of Nottingham

11.45 - 12.00 Parent education in Myles' Textbook for midwives, 1964-1985: midwifery power and maternal subjugation: Mary Nolan, Professor of Perinatal Education, Allied Health Sciences, University of Worcester

12.00 - 12.30 Midwifery education for medical practitioners as part of medical regulation in the 19th century: Louise Jenkins, PhD student and Deputy Head of Midwifery, Child and Community Nursing, Anglia Ruskin University

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch is provided - please notify Janette of any particular dietary requirements (jcadepartu@gmail.com)

13.30 - 14.00 A tribute to Jean Donnison: Janette Allotey

14.00 - 15.00 Report of the work on the records of the York Poor Law Union collection, which contains some tangential information on midwifery and single mothers and a general survey of the Medical Officer of Health collections; including a close-up look at some of the archives: Julie-Ann Vickers, Project Archivist,
Past Caring project, Explore York Libraries and Archives

15.00 – 15.30 Tea is provided

15.30 - 16.00 The Great Debate: creative non-fiction or historical biographical fiction vs. historical veracity. Reading for pleasure and education vs. risk of mislearning of historical facts? Panel and audience

16.00 - 16.15 Final remarks and close



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