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Past Events

Assessing the advocacy: 'Attachment Parenting' and 'Attachment Theory' (Dr Charlotte Faircloth, University of Roehampton, London) May 05, 2015 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Room 606, Centre for Family Research,
'Parents as partners: A couple relationship approach to strengthening families' (Dr Polly Casey, Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships, London) Mar 10, 2015 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Room 606, Centre for Family Research,
'Creating desired impressions: Children's understanding of the implications of self-presentation and tactic use' (Dr Dawn Watling, Royal Holloway, University of London) Feb 24, 2015 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Room 606, Centre for Family Research ,
'Emotion elicitation as a window into children's emotional management and empathy' (Dr Elian Fink, University College London) Feb 10, 2015 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Room 606, Centre for Family Research,
'Men, maternity and moral residue: negotiating the moral demands of the transition to first time fatherhood' (Dr Jonathan Ives, University of Birmingham) Jan 27, 2015 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Seminar Room, Old Cavendish Laboratory, Free School Lane, Cambridge,
Eugenics Workshop Jan 21, 2015 from 01:30 PM to 06:00 PM McCrum Lecture Theatre, Bene't Street, Cambridge,
Prof Carol Vincent and Dr Humera Iqbal, Institute of Education, University of London Nov 25, 2014 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Room 606, Centre for Family Research, Free School Lane,
"Encounters with Diversity: Children's and Adults' Friendships across Social Class and Ethnic Difference"
Prof Susan Golombok, Director, Centre for Family Research Oct 25, 2014 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge,
Professor Harold D. Grotevant, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA Oct 21, 2014 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Room 606, Centre for Family Research, Free School Lane,
"Post-adoption Contact between Adoptive and Birth Families: What Mater for Identity Development?"
Professors Phil and Carolyn Cowan, University of California, Berkeley, USA Oct 14, 2014 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Seminar Room, Old Cavendish Lab, Free School Lane,
"Couples groups for parents to strengthen family relationships: 40 years of research in 40 minutes"
'Social Cognition in adolescent social networks' (Dr Stephanie Burnett Heyes, University of Oxford) Jun 04, 2014 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Room 606, Centre for Family Research,
'Provision of effective mental health services to sexual and gender minorities - Results from a systematic review of the literature, 1980-2013' (Daragh McDermott, Anglia Ruskin University) May 20, 2014 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Room 606, Centre for Family Research,
'Turning Problems into Data: Methodological Reflections on an Ethnographic Study of Male Infertility' (Dr Liberty Barnes, University of Cambridge) May 06, 2014 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Room 606, Centre for Family Research,
'Hora Chilena' - Special screening of the film followed by Q&A with the directors, Camila Iturra, Lautaro Vargas & Kip Loades. Drinks & nibbles afterwards in the Grace Howard Room. Apr 28, 2014 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM Howard Theatre, Downing College,
'Hora Chilena' tells the story of a group of Chileans who fled the brutal Pinochet dictatorship of the 1970s and landed in Cambridge, and how together with some of the locals, they set about trying to rebuild their lives.
'Men, Masculinity and Maternity: Fathers' experiences of childbirth in Britain, from the 1950s to the present' (Dr Laura King, University of Leeds) Apr 22, 2014 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Room 606, Centre for Family Research,
'The Shared Parenting Debate: will the Children's Bill/Act 2013 benefit children in conflicted contact cases?' (Mavis Maclean, Department of Social Policy & Intervention, University of Oxford) Mar 13, 2014 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM Seminar Room, Old Cavendish Lab, Free School Lane,
'Maternal cognitions and behaviours following preterm deliveries' (Dr Alice Winstanley, University of Cambridge) Feb 18, 2014 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Room 606, Centre for Family Research,
'What causes psychotic experiences in adolescence? New findings from a cohort study of 5000 16-year-old twins pairs' (Dr Angelica Ronald, Birkbeck, University of London) Feb 04, 2014 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Room 606, Centre for Family Research,
'Mothers with severe mental illness: Keeping the baby in mind' (Dr Susan Pawlby, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London) Jan 21, 2014 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Room 606, Centre for Family Research,
Thomas Rieg, 'Family Structure, Governance, and Family Firm Performance - a Configurational and Set-theoretic Approach' Dec 03, 2013 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Room 606, Centre for Family Research,
Prof Neil Humphrey, 'Social and emotional competence in children and adolescents: conceptualisation, assessment and utility' Nov 19, 2013 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Room 606, Centre for Family Research,
Dr Nanette Gartrell & Dr Dee Mosbacher - Countering Homophobia through Research and Film Oct 14, 2013 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM The Howard Theatre, Downing College,
Countering Homophobia Through Research and Film: Presentation by the author of a 27-year study of American lesbian families, and by the director of an Academy Award-nominated documentary about prejudice within families.