Workshop "Population Politics and Reproductive Rights: State Intervention and Fertility Control"

Chaired by
Susan Greenhalgh (Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine, USA)
and
Caroline Bledsoe (Melville J. Herskovits Professor of African Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA)

  • Kamayani Bali-Mahabal (Centre for Enquiry into Health and Allied Themes (CEHAT), Mumbai, India)
    "Changing Times, Changing Perspectives - A Rethink on the Human Rights Approach to Population Policies in India"
  • Jennifer Blakeslee (Demography and Law, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia)
    "Redefining ‘the Commons’ for a Global Era"
  • Simone M. Brito (Sociology, Lancaster University, UK)
    "Reading Politics through Women’s Bodies: Notes to a Radicalization of Human Rights"
  • Colin D. Butler (Health Studies, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia)
    "The Right to Be Human"
  • Zvikomborero Chadambuka (Human Rights Lawyer, Harare, Simbabwe)
    "A Search into the Rationale for Fertility Control in the Developing World"
  • Sreeparna Chattopadhyay (Anthropology, Brown University, Austin, Texas, USA)
    "Tying Tubes – ‘Titrating’ Populations: The Politics of Female Sterilization in India"
  • Jessica Chelekis (Cultural Anthropology, Indiana University, USA)
    "Family Planning Policies and Contraception in the Brazilian Amazon"
  • Debora Di Dio (Political Science, Oriental University of Naples, Italy)
    "China ’s Unborn Children"
  • Hansjörg Dilger (Social Anthropology, University of Florida, USA)
    "Targeting the Empowered Individual: Population Politics and HIV/AIDS in the Neoliberal Age"
  • Clare Louise Ducker (Population, Poverty and Social Development, Independent Scholar, UK)
    "The Kenyan Fertility Decline"
  • Yan Hao (Demography, Institute of Economic Research, National Development and Reform Commission, Beijing, China)
    "Rethinking China’s Population Policy in Line with the Change in China’s Development Strategy"
  • Emil Moise (Law, University of Bucharest, Romania)
    "Features of Legislative Evolution Regarding Abortion in Romania"
  • Pamela McMullin-Messier (Sociology, Kutztown University, Pennsylvania, USA)
    "Shifting Paradigms of Discourse vis-à-vis Individual Rights and Societal Goals over Population and Immigration in the Population-Environment Movement"
  • Raul Necochea (History, McGill University, Montreal, Canada)
    "Priests and Pills: Catholic Family Planning in Peru, 1967-1975"
  • Padmasayee Papineni (International Health, Senior House Officer, London, UK)
    "Cairo and Beyond: The Changing Response by the International Community to Population Control and Reproductive Health"

  • Ricardo M. Pereira (Law, University of Essex, UK)
    "The Right to Reproductive Self-Determination as Part of the Broader Right to Self-Determination of Indigenous Peoples under International Human Rights Law"
  • Shahid Perwez (Sociology, Social Anthropology, Population Studies, University of Edinburgh, UK)
    "Sex Selection, Family Planning and Human Rights in Rural Tamil Nadu: An Ethnographic Critique of the Political Response"
  • Udoy Saikia (Geography, Population and Environmental Management, Flinders University, Australia)
    "Threats from Migration, Socio-Political Injustice and Reproductive Behaviour in Tribal Communities - A Study in the Khasi Tribe in Northeast India"
  • Rachel Sullivan (Sociology and Demography, University of California, Berkeley, USA)
    "The Positive Impact of Population Policy on Human Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa"
  • Léa Tosold (Portuguese, Philosophy and Political Sciences, University of Vienna, Austria)
    "What´s Behind Population Policies? The Case of Brazil"
  • Khadija Turay (Health Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, USA)
    "A Population Policy Transition: Human Rights and Population Politics in India during the Emergency and at the Present Moment"