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Baraitser Lisa

  • Born1967


Lisa Baraitser is Professor of Psychosocial Theory in the Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck and author of Maternal Encounters: The Ethics of Interruption (Routledge, 2009). She is co-director of the research network MaMSIE (Mapping Maternal Subjectivities, Identities and Ethics) and co-editor of the journal Studies in the Maternal. Her current research, funded by the Wellcome Trust, is on temporality and care in health contexts, and her most recent book is Enduring Time (Bloomsbury, 2017). 

Lisa joined Helen Benigson in conversation for Research Network: Tongue-Tie at Iniva in 2019, where they discussed Helen’s research on the economies of mothers, bodies and pain, online and in real life with particular reference to breastfeeding trauma, tongue-tie, public breastfeeding and mastitis.