Reproduction and the law: transformations, responsibilities and uncertainties in 21st Century

Human Reproduction Study Group Annual Conference

24 May 2018
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK - PROGRAMME

This year we have chosen to focus our annual conference on socio-legal aspects of human reproduction given the number of recent and ongoing debates surrounding reproductive options and new technologies such as surrogacy, abortion, mitochondrial donation, egg freezing, genome editing and artificial gametes.

As such, this full-day conference welcomes theoretical, methodological and empirical papers from social science researchers as well as legal scholars addressing socio-legal aspects of human reproduction including, but not limited to: abortion, pre-natal care and screening, birth, infant death, surrogacy, artificial games, reproductive donation, reproductive tissue freezing, genetics, genome editing, and assisted conception.

Plenary Address

We are very pleased to announce that the plenary address will be delivered this year by Professor Emily Jackson from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Details of Prof Jackson’s plenary address will be circulated in due course.

Conference Details

The conference will take place at De Montfort University, Leicester.

The city of Leicester is located an hour from London and is easily accessible by both rail and road and is well served by East Midlands and Birmingham airport.

Registration Fees

Registration includes lunch and refreshments.

  • Student BSA member: £35
  • Student non-BSA member: £45
  • BSA member: £40
  • Non-BSA member: £50

For more information please contact Cathy Herbrand.