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Book Launch: Soraya Tremayne

January 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Friday 26 January 2024,  3.00-5.00pm GMT

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To Reproduce or Not to Reproduce?

Soraya Tremayne (Co-Founding Director of the Fertility and Reproduction Studies Group; Research Affiliate at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Oxford)


Celebrating the 50th volume of the landmark Fertility, Reproduction and Sexuality series (Berghahn Books), this book offers a much-needed analysis of shifting reproductive policies and practices in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a society that is usually represented as either “revolutionary” or “oppressive.” Instead, Tremayne reflects on more than four decades of research arguing that changing reproductive behaviors on the part of ordinary Iranians must always be viewed against the backdrop of core cultural values and traditions, which are often reinforced, instead of radically altered, by new reproductive technologies, juridical opinions, and state policies.





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January 26
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