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Live Virtual Workshop- Anthropology of Birth with Robbie Davis-Floyd, PhD

July 7 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Live Virtual Workshop- Anthropology of Birth with Robbie Davis-Floyd, PhD

Class Six – Birth Models that Work: Standing the Test of Time

This is the final week of a 6 week series, participants can join at any time, recordings of previous weeks sessions are available in the course page.

Thursday, July 7, 2:00-4:00pm EDT

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This class is a review of the 2009 collection of birth models that work, curated by:

Robbie Davis-Floyd, Phd – United States

Lesley Barclay – Australia

Betty Anne Daviss – Canada

Jan Tritten – United States

Both education and practice in the models
The criteria for identifying and characterising models that work
Examples representing 11 different countries
A view of how these models have withstood the test of time

Robbie Davis-Floyd PhD, Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, Rice University, and Fellow of the Society for Applied Anthropology, is a well-known medical anthropologist, international speaker and researcher in transformational models in childbirth, midwifery, obstetrics, and reproduction. She is author of over 80 journal articles and 24 encyclopedia articles, and of Birth as an American Rite of Passage (2003) and Ways of Knowing about Birth (2018); co-author of From Doctor to Healer: The Transformative Journey and The Power of Ritual (2016); and lead or co-editor of 15 volumes, the latest of which are Birth in Eight Cultures (2019); Birthing Models on the Human Rights Frontier: Speaking Truth to Power (2021); Sustainable Birth in Disruptive Times (2021); and the solo-edited Birthing Techno-Sapiens: Human-Technology Co-Evolution and the Future of Reproduction (2021). In process is a 3-volume anthology on The Anthropology of Obstetrics and Obstetricians: The Practice, Maintenance, and Reproduction of a Biomedical Profession, co-edited with perinatologist Ashish Premukar, and a co-edited Special Issue of Frontiers in Sociology on “The Global Impact of COVID-19 on Maternity Care Practices.”

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July 7
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