Maternal Identities, 15th March 2019, 11am-5pm

Mission & Ministry Matters present a symposium bringing together groundbreaking academics to share their research on themes including motherhood and religion, reproductive loss, and childlessness. Ideal for ordinands, clergy, academics, students and all those seeking a deeper engagement with these important issues.

Included in the day (subject to change):

  • Dr Dawn Llewellyn, University of Chester: “Motherhood, Voluntary Childlessness and Christianity: Narratives of Choice”.
  • Dr Karen O’Donnell, Sarum College: “Towards a Theology of Reproductive Loss”
  • Dr Sarah-Jane Page, Aston University: "Motherhood, Religion and Regulation”.
  • Revd Dr Eliza Getman, University of the Western Cape / University of Exeter: "Feeding the children; Eucharistic eating and food justice"
  • Dr Susannah Cornwall, University of Exeter: “Un/familiar Theology: Constructive Theological Accounts of Natality, Generativity and Non-Biological Reproduction”.

PLUS all are invited to a specially curated evening prayer in the award winning Edward King Chapel following the main symposium. (5.15-5.45pm)

The day is free. Please register for your free ticket by with Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/maternal-identities-symposium-tickets-55430316569. Bring a packed lunch, or book a cooked meal for £10 with Gill at the College on 01865 877479 or gill.keeble@rcc.ac.uk. Overnight accommodation can also be booked with Gill.