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FAMILIES & PARENTING FORUM

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32 MS 01, RIK MEDLIK, STAG HILL CAMPUS, UNIVERSITY OF SURREY

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The Families and Parenting Forum brings together an exciting array of research on families, media, communication and contemporary politics of parenthood, consumption, gender and everyday life. Join us at Guildford, for what promises to be an excellent forum. The forum will be followed by a wine and nibbles reception. Tickets are free, but seats are capped. The full programme is below -

Opening Plenary: Charlotte Faircloth: 1315-1400

What is ‘intensive motherhood’? Historical and cross-cultural perspectives on childhood and the politics of parenting

Panel 1: 1400-1500

Vicki Harman: Unpacking the Lunchbox: Biopedagogies, mothering and social class

Rachel Brooks & Paul Hodkinson: ‘Just the two of us’: the lack of engagement with parent networks of caregiving fathers of young children

Ranjana Das: Mediated discourses of maternal anxiety: Datafication, individualisation and the anxious, perinatal subject

Tea and Cakes: 1500-1530

Panel 2: 1530: 1630

Kate Burningham & Sue Venn: Understanding and Practising Sustainable Consumption in Early Motherhood

Brita Ytre-Arne: Everyday public connection - gender differences in media use in a family framework

Maria Adams: ‘Surviving’ the effects of incarceration for families

Paul Hodkinson & Ranjana Das: Networked paternal intimacies: Fathers’ adoption of social media to communicate about perinatal mental health

Discussant for the Day, 1630:1645: Claire Harding, Family and Childcare Trust

Wine and Nibbles: 1645 onwards

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