Sexual & Reproductive Health Symposium – Friday 5 May 2017

Sexual & Reproductive Health Symposium – Friday 5 May 2017

We are very pleased to invite you to the first Nexus symposium for 2017. This session brings together four distinguished speakers on the theme of Sexual and Reproductive Health (see bionotes and full program here):

Isabel Karpin, Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Technology Sydney

Title: Regulating behaviour: pregnant women as vectors of intergenerational harm and repair

Jayne Lucke, Director of the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society at La Trobe University and Honorary Professor, School of Public Health, The University of Queensland

Title: “I’m a grown woman”: Ethical challenges for patients and providers in shared decision making about contraception.

Andrea Whittaker, ARC Future Fellow, Convenor of Anthropology at the School of Social Sciences, Lead of the Health and Biofutures Focus Program, Faculty of Arts, Monash University

Title: Thai international surrogacy as a disruptive industry

Catherine Mills, Associate Professor of Bioethics and ARC Future Fellow in the Monash Bioethics Centre, Monash University

Title: FASD, maternal responsibility and social vulnerability

Date: Friday 5 May 2017

Time: 9:30am – 12:50pm

Location: Lecture Theatre S12, 16 Rainforest Walk, Monash University Clayton campus

RSVP: by Monday 1 May 2017, book here.

Registration is free. Morning tea will be provided.

LUNCH: You are also invited to join the speakers for a pay-as-you-go lunch at Taste Baguette (on campus) following the symposium. Please RSVP for lunch separately to ella.dilkes-frayne@monash.edu by Monday 1 May 2017 so we can book accordingly.