ESRC Seminar presentations

Delegates at seminar

The seminar series incorporated six seminars throughout 2015 and 2016. Full details of each seminar can be found below, including session programmes, biographies and full presentations.

Session 1 - 11 March 2015 (The Watershed, Bristol)

Breastfeeding and changing cultures of parenting

  • Dr Cecilia Tomori, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Dr Amy Brown, Swansea University
  • Dr Lisa Smyth, Queens University, Belfast
  • Sally Tedstone, Co-ordinator for National Breastfeeding Programme for Wales, Public Health Wales.
Breastfeeding and changing cultures of parenting session programme

Breastfeeding and changing cultures of parenting session presentations and audio recordings

Session 2 - 1 June 2015 (Cardiff University, Cardiff)

Breastfeeding, affect and materiality

  • Professor Alison Bartlett, University of Western Australia
  • Dr Kate Boyer, University of Cardiff
  • Dr Lucilla Newell, University of Sussex
  • Nicki Symes, Breastfeeding Co-ordinator, Bristol City Council.
Breastfeeding, affect and materiality session programme

Breastfeeding, affect and materiality session presentations and audio recordings

Session 3 - 4 November 2015 (UWE, Bristol)

Breastfeeding, wage-work and social exclusion

  • Dr Danielle Groleau, McGill University
  • Melanie Fraser (PhD Student), University of the West of England
  • Dr Louise Condon, Swansea University
  • April Whincop, Barnardo’s Breastfeeding Peer Support Co-ordinator.
Breastfeeding, wage-work and social exclusion session programme

Breastfeeding, wage-work and social exclusion session presentations and audio recordings

Session 4 - 2 March 2016 (Cardiff University, Cardiff)

Breastfeeding and the politics of embodiment

  • Dr Maia Boswell-Penc, Independent Researcher, New York
  • Dr Dawn Leeming, University of Huddersfield
  • Dr Sally Dowling, University of the West of England
  • Geraldine Lucas, University of the West of England
Breastfeeding and the politics of embodiment session programme

Breastfeeding and the politics of embodiment session presentations and audio recordings

Session 5 - 9 June 2016 (National Museum, Cardiff)

Breastfeeding, the media and popular culture

  • Dr Fiona Giles, University of Sydney
  • Dr Catherine Angell, University of Bournemouth
  • Abigail Locke, University of Huddersfield
  • Dr Shantini Paranjothy, University of Cardiff.

Breastfeeding, the media and popular culture session programme

Breastfeeding, the media and popular culture session presentations and audio recordings

Session 6 - 9 November 2016 (The Watershed, Bristol)

The final session - Thinking innovatively about breastfeeding policy

Speakers:

  • Professor Fiona Dykes, University of Central Lancashire
  • Francesca Entwistle, University of Hertfordshire/ Professional Advisor UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative
  • Hollie McNish, Performance Poet.
We were also pleased to welcome Professor Paige Hall Smith (University of North Carolina at Greensboro), PhD students Laura Streeter (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), Lula Mecinksa (Lancaster University) and Sharon Tugwell (Birkbeck College) and Early Career Researcher Gretel Finch (Bristol University) who all also gave short presentations.

Thinking innovatively about breastfeeding policy session programme

Thinking innovatively about breastfeeding policy session presentations and audio recordings

Seminar organisers

Economic and Social Research Council
University of South Wales
Cardiff University

Contact details

For further details please contact: Dr Sally Dowling
Email: sally.dowling@uwe.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)117 328 8874

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