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Birth of the Birth Control Clinic

Speakers include Lesley Hall (Wellcome Library) and Kate Fisher (Exeter)at the Instutute of Historical Research(a member institute of the University of London's School of Advanced Study)

In 1921 Marie Stopes opened the first of her pioneering birth clinics. Her work and its legacy and the subsequent history of family planning are explored in this one-day conference organised in conjunction with the University of Exeter.

Topics to be covered cinlude Dora Russell, maternity provision in colonial India and southern Africa and the history of contraception.


Dr Lesley Hall | talks | www
Dr Kate Fisher | talks | www
Professor Stephen Brooke | talks | www
Dr Sarah Hodges | talks | www
Professor Susanne Klausen | talks | www


Date and Time:

11 March 2011 at 10:00 am


Full Day



School of Advanced Study, University of London
Senate House
Malet Street
020 7862 8653

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