University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies

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University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies

Public Forum in association with The Guardian Newspaper and kindly supported by Cambridge University Press

The University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies in association with The Guardian Newspaper, kindly supported by Cambridge University Press, hosted 3 major international events at Kings Place in London where international experts engaged directly with the public on topics of gender and bio-medical advances of the 21st Century.

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Making Babies in the 21st Century: The Rise of Reproductive Technologies

1845-2015, Tuesday 2 November 2010 - King's Place, London

Panel members:
  • Baroness Onora O'Neill, Moral and Political Philosopher
  • Professor Marcia Inhorn, William K. Lanman Jr Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs, Yale University
  • Professor Susan Golombok, Director, Centre for Family Research - Developmental Psychology, University of Cambridge
  • Professor Carl Djerassi, Inventor of the modern day contraceptive pill and Emeritus Professor of Chemistry, Stanford University
Related press articles arising from this Forum can be downloaded here:

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Gendered Behaviour: what can Science tell us?

1845-2015, Tuesday 16 November 2010 - King's Place, London

Panel members:
  • Professor Deborah Cameron, Rupert Murdoch Professor of Language and Communication, University of Oxford
  • Professor Robin Dunbar, Director of the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford
  • Professor Elizabeth Spelke, Department of Cognitive Psychology, Harvard University
  • Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, Department of Psychiatry and Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge

Related press articles arising from this Forum can be downloaded here:

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Transitioning Gender: The Challenges of Radical Technologies

1845-2015, Wednesday 1 December 2010 - King's Place, London

Panel members:
  • Professor Judith (Jack) Halberstam, Professor of English, American Studies, Ethnicity and Gender Studies at the University of Southern California
  • Professor Richard Green, Research Director and Consultant Psychiatrist, Gender Identity Clinic, Charing Cross Hospital, 1994-2006
  • Dr Jens Scherpe, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge
  • Mr Ben Thom, Vice-President, Press For Change
Related press articles arising from this Forum can be downloaded here:

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