Report of Culture, Medicine and Power Fall Workshop, November 3rd 2014

The Culture, Medicine and Power (CMP) Research Group held its second Workshop on 3 November 2014. The CMP Fall Workshop was a great success with engaging discussions CMP-Logo-72dpi399x145around and practical feedback for members’ work in progress ranging from conceptualizing the neuropolis, ethics of ambiguity, and nervous systems to Serre’s work on the parasite, models and simulations, chronic diseases, and post-war reconstruction efforts. The main purpose of the workshops is for colleagues in the department to come together for lively discussion and debate while also providing a productive space to advance written work toward publication and wider dissemination.

Programme of the day

CMP Workshop, November 3rd, 2014

CMP Workshop, November 3rd, 2014

2:00 – 2:30 Des Fitzgerald: Living Well in the Neuropolis
2:30 – 3:00 Angela Filipe: An Ethics of Ambiguity
3:00 – 3:30 Zeina Amro: The Wellbeing and Health of Palestinian Refugees
3:30 – 4:00 Scott Vrecko: Nervous Systems and Beyond
4:00 – 4:30 Coffee and Tea
4:30 – 5:00 Cameron Spence: The Parasite and the Pilotfish
5:00 – 5:30 Tara Mahfoud: Bounding Models and Simulations
5:30 – 6:00 Carlo Caduff: Thinking Chronic Disease From the South

Another moment of the CMP Workshop, November 3rd

Another moment of the CMP Workshop, November 3rd

6:00 – 6:30 Hanna Kienzler: Endurance and Reconstruction
6:30 – 7:30 Drinks and Discussion of Seminar Series
7:30 Dinner at Sagar

The Culture, Medicine & Power (CMP) is an interdisciplinary research group examining the social, cultural, historical and political dimensions of health, illness, medicine, and biotechnologies.

If you would like to read more about the activities organised by the CMP group, including the CMP Conversations, please click here, or contact the Chair of the group, Dr Orkideh Behrouzan.

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