Public Seminars

Thanks to support from our funder, the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), our host organizations – the Universities of Exeter and Vilnius, Poltimore House in Exeter and the Cinema Pasaka in Vilnius – and our colleagues at the British Centre for Literary Translation at the University of East Anglia, we will host three seminars on sensitive aspects of motherhood and parenting which will be completely free and open to the public. Advance booking required; this will become available closer to the time of the seminar. Please click on the link below for each event to find out more.

Soviet Milk (Breastfeeding, literature, and intergenerational bonds) – online seminar, November 2021

Breathing into Marble (Adoptive parenting – stigma and reality) – in-person seminar and cinema screening at the University of Vilnius (Lithuania) and the Cinema Pasaka, Vilnius, May 2022

Limits of Motherhood (Baby loss, trauma, and empathetic care) – in-person seminar at Poltimore House, Exeter, July 2022

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