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Message posted on 05/11/2021

Invited Talk Sarah S. Richardson

Dear colleagues,

We would like to extend you a cordial invitation to the invited hybrid talk= by Professor at Harvard University

Sarah S. Richardson


The Maternal Imprint: Epigenetics and the Contested Science of Maternal-Fet= al Effects

Monday, November 22, 2021, 6:00 - 8:00pm (CEST)

at H=F6rsaal 605, TU Munich, Marsstr. 20=9622 (sixth floor), Munich and via= Zoom

Short description of the talk

Sarah Richardson will speak on her new book, The Maternal Imprint (Chicago,= 2021). The book offers a critical analysis of conceptual and ethical issu= es=97in particular, the staggering implications for maternal well-being and= reproductive autonomy=97provoked by the striking rise of epigenetics and f= etal origins science in postgenomic biology today.

Speaker (will be connected via Zoom)

Sarah S. Richardson is Professor of the History of Science and of Studies o= f Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University. She is the director o= f the Harvard GenderSci Lab, a collaborative, interdisciplinary research la= b dedicated to generating concepts, methods, and theories for biomedical re= search on sex and gender.

Registration details

The talk will take place as a hybrid event, held simultaneously in person a= nd online via Zoom. If you would like to attend in-person, prior registrati= on is mandatory. Please register by November 22, 5:00pm using this link: ht= tps:// rint-tickets-198215978327

Please note that for the in-person event, a maximum of 40 persons can atte= nd at the venue. In addition, 3G+ rules will apply. This means that we will= check at the entrance for valid proof on whether attendees have been vacci= nated, tested (PCR Test, performed within the last 48 hours), or recovered.=

If you would like to attend online, please use the following Zoom link: 09

(Meeting-ID: 668 1707 7593, Kenncode: 865830)

Organized by the Professorship for Science and Technology Policy | TUM Scho= ol of Social Sciences and Technology | Department of Science, Technology an= d Society (STS) | Technical University of Munich.

We are looking forward to seeing many of you there or on Zoom!

Please share this invitation with interested colleagues.

With apologies for cross-posting


Georgia Samaras (M.A.) Research Associate | Postdoc Science & Technology Policy Research Group | +49 89 289 29220


Technical University of Munich (TUM) TUM School of Social Sciences and Technology

Department of Science, Technology and Society (STS) Augustenstrasse 46 80333 M=FCnchen

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