Online, via Zoom. Register to attend by clicking here About the book: Population Politics in the Tropics explores colonial population policies in Portuguese Angola between 1890 and 1945 from a transimperial perspective. Using a wide array of previously unused sources and multilingual archival research from Angola, Portugal and beyond, Samuël Coghe sheds new light on … Continue reading Samuël Coghe (Freie Universität Berlin), Population Politics in the Tropics: Demography, health and transimperialism in Colonial Angola (Cambridge, 2022).
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Online, via Zoom. Register to attend by clicking here “The Gospel of Family Planning: Conversion, Missionary Work, and Spirituality in the Mid-20th Century Planned Parenthood Movement” In the early twentieth century, rising population growth rates in the decolonizing world became a subject of international concern and intervention for a variety of actors, from feminists to … Continue reading Laureate Seminar: Nicole Bourbonnais, “The Gospel of Family Planning”
Online, via Zoom. Register to attend by clicking here The paper explores the visual artefact that represented the national family planning programme in India: Hum Do Hamare Do (We are Two, will have Two Children). The campaign was created in 1967. It consisted of a couple with two children: a boy and a girl in … Continue reading Aprajita Sarcar (Centre de Sciences Humaines, New Delhi), ‘The Family Within a Triangle: The creation, circulation and afterlife of a family planning campaign’