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BORGE Jessica

Post-Doctoral Researcher on the ERC BodyCapital Project

Département d’histoire des sciences de la vie et de la santé (DHVS)
Université de Strasbourg, 4 rue Kirschleger, 67085 Strasbourg Cedex

Axes de recherche

Mots-clés : History - Contraception, New Reproductive Technologies, Medical Marketing, Britain, Twentieth Century, Television, Film, Broadcast, Public Relations, Mass Media

Choix de publications

[In Draft] “What we have not got”: The London Rubber Company, the Condom and Feminor Oral Contraceptive Pill, 1955-1970 [Journal Article, 2018]

[In Draft] Made in Chingford. The London Rubber Company, Durex Condoms and the Pill, 1950-1970 [Monograph, 2018]

“Propagating Progress and Circumventing Harm: Reconciling References to Contraceptives in British Television and Cinema of the 1960s,” in Reproductive Rights Issues in Popular Media: International Perspectives, ed. Waltraud Maierhofer and Beth Capo, (McFarland, 2017)

Sub-Editor, Dandelion Journal, Vol. 5, No 1 (2014): Violence

Choix de Communications

“Mid Twentieth-Century British Commercial Television Regulation as a Gateway for Understanding Contraceptive Products and Practices in Mass Media”. Broadcasting Health and Disease. Bodies, Markets and Television, 1950s -1980s, Wellcome Collection, London, February 19-21, 2018.

“Dependency, Exploitation and Resistance: the London Rubber Company and the Family Planning Association in pre-Pill Britain”. Institute of Historical Research, History of Sexuality Roundtable, School of Advance Study, Jan 10, 2017.

“Merchandising Contraceptives in the Age of the Pill: the Retail Pharmacy and Birth Control in 1960s Britain, Canada and America”. European Social Science History Conference, Valencia, Spain, March 30 - April 2, 2016.

“Dependency, Exploitation and Resistance; the London Rubber Company and the Family Planning Association in pre-Pill Britain”. History of Medicine Unit Seminar, University of Birmingham, March 3, 2016.

“Selling Condoms to Clinics: The London Rubber Company and the Family Planning Association in pre-Pill Britain”. CHSTM Lunchtime Seminar, University of Manchester, March 1, 2016.

“In Secret: The Covert Recording of Sex Counselling Sessions in 1950s London”. Hands On History: Exploring New Methodologies for Media History Research, London, February 8 - 10, 2016.

"Brand Equity and the Commercial Contraceptive in 1960s Britain". The European Association for the History of Medicine and Health Conference, Cologne, Germany, September 2 - 5, 2015.

"In the Shadow of ‘the Pill’: London Rubber Company, the Condom, & the Struggle for Contraceptive Supremacy in 1960s Britain". Joint Business History Conference-European Business History Association meeting, Miami, Florida, June 24 - 27, 2015.

“The Marketing Problems of a Contraceptive Behemoth: London Rubber Company, Ernest Dichter Associates, and the Condom in 1960s Britain”. 17th Biennial Conference on Historical Research in Marketing (CHARM), Crossing Boundaries, Spanning Borders: Voyages Around Marketing’s Past, Long Beach, May 27 - 31, 2015.

“Tracing ‘the Pill’ in 1960s British Film: Censorship, Custom & the Difficulty of Citing Contraception”. Paper presented at Perceptions of Pregnancy, University of Hertfordshire, July 16 -18, 2014.

“Tracing ‘the Pill’ in 1960s British Film: Censorship, Custom & the Difficulty of Citing Contraception”. Paper presented at Pill and Pen. Contraception and Unwanted Pregnancy in Literature and Popular Culture. Iowa City, Iowa, March 7 - 9, 2014.

“Oral Contraception as an Object of Historical Enquiry”. Paper presented at FMACS Student Forum, Birkbeck College, London, England, June 6, 2014.

“Visual Narratives of Oral Contraception in 1960s Britain”. Paper presented at FMACS Student Forum, London, England, December 2, 2013.

Enseignements

12/4/2018: Seminar, Visual History in the Twentieth Century: Bodies, Practices and Emotions.
Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin
-“But where was the Condom? The predominance of the Pill and its stakeholders in 1960s British Factual Television”

01/2016 - 05/2017: Associate Tutor, BA English and BA History of Art
Birkbeck School of Arts, University of London
Modules Taught:
-Introduction to Modern Art: Mechanisms of Meaning
-Introduction to Modern Art: Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon
-English: Writing London (core module)