Publications

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

• Tinnerholm Ljungberg, Helena & Lisa Lindén, ”The trouble of sex: Political debates about sex-determination through prenatal diagnosis”, Kvinder, Køn & Forskning (forthcoming, 2018).

• Bondestam, Maja, Review of Kirsi Vainio-Korhonen, De frimodiga: Barnmorskor, födande och kroppslighet på 1700-talet, Scandia, 2016, vol. 82, no 2, 107–109.

• Bondestam, Maja, Review of Tove Paulsson Holmberg, Onaturlig födelse: Johan von Hoorn och det obstetriska dilemmat 1680–1730, Diss. (Lund, 2017), Lychnos: Idéhistorisk årsbok, 2017.

• Jülich, Solveig, “Picturing abortion opposition: Lennart Nilsson’s early photographs of embryos and fetuses”, Social History of Medicine, advance article. Abstract

• Jülich, Solveig, “Lennart Nilsson’s A Child is born: The many lives of a pregnancy advice book”, Culture Unbound, vol. 7, 2015, 627–648. Full text.

• Jülich, Solveig, “The making of a best-selling book on reproduction: Lennart Nilsson’s A Child is born”, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, vol. 89, no. 3, 2015, 491–525. Full text.

• Jülich, Solveig, “Lennart Nilsson’s fish-eyes: A photographic and cultural history of views from below”, Konsthistorisk tidskrift/Journal of Art History, vol. 84, no. 2, 2015, 75–92. Abstract.

Presentations

• Tinnerholm Ljungberg, Helena, “Regulating reproductive research: The emergence of ethical guidelines and committees in Sweden”, presentation at seminar organized by Feminist and Critical Studies in Politics, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden, 1 December, 2017.

• Tinnerholm Ljungberg, Helena, “Putting feminist STS to work: The political debate about sex-determination of the unborn”, paper presentation at seminar organized by Feminist and Critical Studies in Politics, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden, 9 June, 2017.

• Dussauge, Isa, “Fetuses against polio: Publicity and silence in the production of a national vaccine (Sweden, 1950s)”, paper presentation, Vaccines: Values, Present and past, Uppsala University, Sweden, November 23–24, 2017.

• Bondestam, Maja, “Let the extraordinary get in to your mind! Johannes Schefferus and the prodigious son of a fisherman, born in Södertälje, 1668”, paper presentation, Extraordinary bodies in early modern nature and culture. An international workshop at Uppsala University, Sweden, October 26-27, 2017.

• Jülich, Solveig, “Medicine at the borders of life: Human fetal research in Sweden, c. 1960–1971”, paper presentation, History of Science and Technology Days, Linköping University, Norrköping, Sweden, September 20–22, 2017.

• Jülich, Solveig, “Medicine at the borders of life: Human fetal research in Sweden, c. 1960–1971”, paper presentation, European Association for the History of Medicine and Health, Universitas Medicinae Et Pharmaciae Carolus Davila, Bucharest, Romania, August 30- September 2, 2017.

• Ramsey, Morag, “Creating a family planning niche: Examining Sweden's position in international family planning in the post war period”, paper presentation, European Association for the History of Medicine and Health, Universitas Medicinae Et Pharmaciae Carolus Davila, Bucharest, Romania, August 30- September 2, 2017.

• Ramsey, Morag, “Planning the postcolonial population: Scandinavian aid administrations, family planning and women's rights in the developing countries”, roundtable, 29th Congress of Nordic Historians, Aalborg Congress and Culture Centre, Aalborg, Denmark, August 15-18, 2017.

• Björklund, Elisabet, “The abortion debate in Swedish television of the 1960s and 1970s”, paper presentation, European Network for Cinema and Media Studies, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, Paris, June 29-July 1, 2017.

• Dussauge, Isa, “Fetuses as instruments of health: The uses of human fetal tissues for vaccine research in Sweden 1950–1973”, paper presentation, Nordic Science and Technology Studies Conference, Göteborg, Sweden, 31 May–2 June, 2017.

• Franzén, Helena, “From embryonic bodies to scientific objects”, paper presentation, Nordic Science and Technology Studies Conference, Göteborg, Sweden, 31 May–2 June, 2017.

• Berg, Annika, “An acceptable eugenics? Ethical debates on prenatal diagnostics in Sweden and Denmark, ca 1980–2010" (title in transl.), paper presentation, Swedish Historians’ Meeting (Svenska historikermötet), Mittuniversitetet, Sundsvall, Sweden, May 10–12, 2017.

• Jülich, Solveig, “Informed consent? Reproductive research and research ethics in Sweden, ca 1950–1970“ (title in transl.), paper presentation, Swedish Historians’ Meeting (Svenska historikermötet), Mittuniversitetet, Sundsvall, Sweden, May 10–12, 2017.

• Jülich, Solveig, “The rise and fall of the fetoplacental empire: Human fetal research in Sweden, ca 1960–1971", paper presentation, American Association for the History of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, May 4–7, 2017.

• Jülich, Solveig, “Primodos and Duogynon in Sweden”, paper presentation, The Contested History of Hormone Pregnancy Tests, Buckingham House Lecture Theatre, Cambridge, UK, January 27, 2017.

• Lee, Francis, ”Fetal values: On the limits of valuation in reproductive research”, paper presentation, Society for the Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting, Barcelona, Spain, 31 August-4 September, 2016.

• Franzén, Helena, “Kroppar i transformation: Mänskliga embryon/foster i museisamlingar och deras sociala världar”, paper presentation at the workshop Medical Humanities at Uppsala University, Uppsala University, Sweden, 14 April, 2016.

• Jülich, Solveig, Welcome address at the workshop Medical Humanities at Uppsala University, Uppsala University, Sweden, 14 April, 2016.

• Jülich, Solveig, “The rise and fall of the fetoplacental empire: Human fetal research in Sweden, ca. 1950–1970”, paper presentation at the international workshop on Abortion in the Nordic countries: New historical perspectives, approaches and issues, Uppsala University, Sweden, 27–28 October, 2015.

• Jülich, Solveig, “Medical humanities and History of medicine”, invited paper presentation at the international workshop Medical humanities: Exploring advantages and disadvantages in an emerging interdisciplinary field organized by the Medical Humanities Seminar and the Nordic Network for Health Research within Social Sciences and the Humanities, Lund University, Sweden, 8 October, 2015.

• Jülich, Solveig & Malin E Nilsson, “Embryologiska rum: Historier kring Tornbladinstitutets samlingar”, paper presentation, History of Science and Technology Days, Lund University, Sweden, 15–17 April, 2015.

Workshops and conferences organized

Vaccines: Values, present and past. An international workshop at Uppsala University, Sweden, November 23–24, 2017, organized by Isabelle Dussauge and Morgan Ramsey. Read more

• Extraordinary bodies in early modern nature and culture. An international workshop at Uppsala University, Sweden, October 26-27, 2017, organized by Maja Bondestam and Helena Franzén. Read more

• Evidence-based medicine, methodology and boundary work, Uppsala University, Sweden, 24 October, 2016, organized by Solveig Jülich, Francis Lee and Morag Ramsey. Read more (in Swedish).

• Medical humanities at Uppsala University, Uppsala University, Sweden, 14 April, 2016, organized by Solveig Jülich and Francis Lee. Read more (in Swedish).

• Abortion in the Nordic countries: New historical perspectives, approaches and issues, Uppsala University, Sweden, 27–28 October, 2015, organized by Solveig Jülich and Lena Lennerhed (Södertörn University). Read more.