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Abortion, contraception and family building practices
across the First Demographic Transition:
new views from Europe.
Friday, June 10th, 2022.
An online workshop hosted by
The British Society for Population Studies
and Newcastle University
Those wishing to attend should register with the organisers by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 6th of June at the latest, providing your email address, full name and affiliation (*see note below).
There is no registration fee.
The codes to allow participants to join the meeting via zoom will be sent out to registered participants in the 48 hours before the meeting.
Provisional Programme (all times BST)
10.00 – 10.15 Violetta Hionidou
Session 1: Abortion
10.15 – 10.30 Lucia Pozzi (University of Queensland Australia)
Catholicism, contraception and abortion in Italy between the 19th and the 20th centuries.
10.30 – 10.45 Yuliya Hilevych (University of Groningen)
Abortion and infertility in Ukraine before and after WWII
10.45 – 11.00 Bartosz Ogórek (Tadeusz Manteuffel Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences)
Abortion in Poland's fertility decline
11.00 – 11.15: Questions and Comments
11.15 – 11.30 Break
Session 2: Spacing and Stopping behaviours
11.30 – 11.45 Martin Dribe (University of Lund)
Social class, spacing and stopping across the transition in Sweden 1830-1960
11.45 – 12.00 Alice Reid (Cambridge)
Spacing or stopping in Great Britain in the years before 1911?
12.00 – 12.15: Questions and Comments
12.15 – 12.45 Break
Session 3: Fertility behaviour
12.45 – 13.00 Hilde Bras (University of Groningen)
Low fertilities in a high fertility society in the 19th century
13.00 – 13.15 Stephanie Thiehoff (University of Southampton)
Diffusion in the Fertility Transition
13.15 – 13.30 Tommy Bengtsson (University of Lund)
Economics affecting fertility before the fertility decline
13.30 – 13.45 Cara Delay (College of Charleston, SC)
Fertility and Crisis in Ireland, 1845-1923
13.45 – 14.00: Questions and Comments
14.00 – 14.15 Break
Session 4: Discussion
14.15 – 14.30: Barbara Okun (discussant)
14.30 – 14.45: Simon Szreter (discussant)
14.45 – 15.00: Contributions from the floor (led by Violetta Hionidou)
15.00 – 15.15: Review and Conclusions.
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