Conferences and Symposiums

Vulnerability and the Politics of Care: Cross-Disciplinary Dialogues (Conference, British Academy London, 9-10 February 2017)

The words ‘vulnerability’ and ‘care’ are increasingly used to describe everything from economies to ecosystems, health to human rights. Vulnerability is a fundamental aspect of the human condition, giving rise to the need for care. Yet, we are not all vulnerable in the same way, nor are our vulnerabilities equally recognised. Moreover, Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

Vulnerability: memories, bodies, sites (International Conference, Padua, 16th-17th May 2016)

Conference Organisers: Marilena Parlati (Padua), Rosario Arias (Malaga), Donata Bulotta (University of Calabria), Eleonora Federici (L’Orientale Naples) Federica La Manna (University of Calabria), Annalisa Oboe (Padua), Nicoletta Vallorani (Milan) We shall read through the terms ‘vulnerability’, ‘risk’, ‘wound’ and ‘trauma’ opening them up to an intensely interdisciplinary/transdisciplinary scrutiny. Italian, Anglophone, Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

‘What does sociology need to contribute towards or against the wellbeing agenda?’: Sociology of Mental Health Study Group symposium (London, 10 June 2013)

  British Sociological Association Sociology of Mental Health Study Group symposium What does sociology need to contribute towards or against the wellbeing agenda? Monday, 10th June 2013, 11.30-4.30 pm BSA Meeting Room, Imperial Wharf, London  The purpose of this afternoon symposium is to provide a space for critical sociological discussion of Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities