In medical literature, uterus transplantation has commonly been described as a way of treating the last untreatable form of female infertility. However, many social scientific and feminist scholars have shown how assisted reproductive technologies do a lot more than produce healthy babies. In this presentation, I draw on such work to discuss some of the things that this innovation does, beyond producing parents and children. What norms may it enact and what norms may it challenge?


A Seminar Series on Gender, Gender Equality and the Natural Sciences
The Gender Academy Stockholm University
The seminar series takes place on Thursdays between 14-15 on Zoom this semester