In this blog, Glyn Muitjens examines the application of human milk in medical recipes of the Hippocratic Corpus, to demonstrate that its use can teach us something about Greek culture. In fact, human milk played a central role in policing female bodies.
23 to 31 March is the Dutch National Week of the Book. For this reason, the month March will be devoted to this year's theme ‘de moeder de vrouw’, as the Month of the Mother (MOM). This week: politics of sex, marriage and motherhood in The Handmaid's Tale.
Two artists featured at the Auckland Art Gallery in New Zealand, Pati Solomona Tyrell and Jasmine Togo-Brisby, invite and challenge visitors to engage with diversity of gender expression and the problematic history of slavery in the South Pacific.