Thu, Oct 11

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McGill University, Montreal

Abortion Beyond Bounds

Join us on the 30th anniversary of abortion decriminalization in Canada, as we critically assess the state of self-managed abortion in the context of novel global flows of information, materials and regulation. This two-day conference is free and open to the public. Registration is required.

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Time & Location

Oct 11, 2018, 2:30 p.m. – Oct 12, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

McGill University, Montreal, 845 Rue Sherbrooke O, Montréal, QC H3A 0G4, Canada

About The Event

Join us on the 30th anniversary of abortion decriminalization in Canada, as we critically assess the national and global state of self-managed abortion. This two-day conference invites experts to explore the current conditions in the context of novel global flows of information, materials and regulation. Under what conditions today do women choose or need to self-manage abortion? What are women’s experiences of and shared knowledge about self-sourced abortion, and how do we ethically access those stories to help support and acknowledge these experiences? This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.

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  • Student Panels (October 11)

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    When: October 11, 2018 Where: McIntyre Medical Building, 3655 Promenade Sir-William-Osler 3:00-5:00 pm -- Student Paper Panel 5:00-6:00 pm -- Student Mentorship and Networking This event will feature invited graduate student researchers from Ottawa and Montreal to present their work on topics related to self-management of abortion. Each student will be paired with a faculty mentor and an undergraduate discussant.

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  • Expert Panels (October 12)

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    When: 8-5 pm, October 12, 2018 Where: Thomson House (3650 McTavish) This full-day of panels will feature scholars, activists, and artists in the fields of gender and health, law, reproductive justice, reproductive health, political science, media studies, and social justice.

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