De Partu History of Childbirth Group Event ‘The Use of Research Resources in Midwifery History’

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Date(s) - 14 October
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The Royal College of Physicians


De Partu, the History of Childbirth Group, is holding a study afternoon in Edinburgh on 14 October 2016, from 13.30-17.30, at the Royal College of Physicians, 9 Queen Street, EH2 1JQ, cost £25. All are very welcome to attend.

The afternoon includes a rare opportunity to see and hear about midwifery-related items from the College collections, and to view and discuss the archive film Birthday, made in 1948.Three new researchers will also present their work:Joan Cameron: “Using Varied Resources to Illuminate Midwifery ‘Training’ in Twentieth Century Scotland and England”Maelle Duchemin Pelletier: ‘Giving a voice to stillbirth’Claire Shearer: ‘Listening to the Voices? Where and how did they live? Researching pupil midwives’ experiences of ‘Living in’ during training’.

For further details, please contact Dr Alison Nuttall, email:, or go to