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IAS Friends and Fellows Lunch

On Monday 20th November we will be hosting an IAS Friends and Fellows Lunch, where we will be joined by all Fellows here for a week of activity under the IAS Annual Theme Gestation: Bodies, Technologies, Ecologies, Justice - Dr Isabela de Oliveira DornelasProfessor Mary E. FissellProfessor Hideyasu Shimadzu & Professor Holly Thorpe, and current IAS Residential Fellow Dr Junior Nomani.

Please feel free to book using the button below, to come along and join us for an informal in-person gathering at International House over lunch to meet our Fellows.

Dr Isabela de Oliveira Dornelas (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science)

Isabela de Oliveira Dornelas is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Department III. Dornelas's research interests include reproduction, gender, technology, postcolonialism, and animal/human interaction. She holds a Master's (2016–2018) and a PhD (2018–2022) in History from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) in Brazil.

Professor Mary E. Fissell (Johns Hopkins University)

Mary Fissell is professor of the history of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. Her scholarly interests include the histories of reproduction, sex and gender, the history of the patient, and the history of the book. She is currently writing a book on the very long history of abortion.

Professor Hideyasu Shimadzu (Kitasato University)

Hideyasu Shimadzu is a Professor of Data Science and leading the Data Modelling group with the Department of Data Science at Kitasato University, Japan. He obtained his MSc and PhD degrees from Keio University, Japan. Previously he worked for Loughborough University, the University of St Andrews and Australian Government Geoscience Australia.

Professor Holly Thorpe (University of Waikato)

Holly Thorpe is a Professor of Sport and Gender in Te Huataki Waiora / School of Health at the University of Waikato. An award-winning sociologist of sport, physical culture and gender, she is a recipient of both Fulbright and Leverhulme Fellowships.

Dr Junior Nomani (Auckland University of Technology)

Junior Nomani is a Senior Lecturer and the academic advisor of the Maritime Bachelor of Engineering Honours programme at Auckland University of Technology. His research specialisation is in the manufacturing science of processing complex materials such as titanium, stainless steels, additively manufactured metals and polymers, and composite materials.


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