Author Archives: Silvia Camporesi

POSTPONED: GHSM Seminar Wednesday 6 December with Prof. Nikolas Rose and Prof. Tony Bennett: “Habit, the (in)attentive body and the governance of conduct”

*Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, this seminar has been postponed.* When: Wednesday 6th December from 13:00-15.00 Where:Room K0.20, King’s Building, Strand Campus, King’s College London This seminar engages with the increasing attention to the notion of ‘habit’ in the social science literature (see below) and … Continue reading

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November 30th 6:15 pm: an event hosted by KCL Global Health Society on ‘The History of Eugenics – From Then Till Now’ with Giulia Cavaliere

When: Thursday November 30th, from 6:15 to 8 pm Where: Function Room HRB, Henriette Raphael Building, King’s College London Guy’s Campus Eugenics has become somewhat of a dirty word due to its close ties with the Nazism in the 20th century. However … Continue reading

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Report of Culture Medicine & Power Autumn Writing Workshop

The Culture Medicine & Power research group held its annual Autumn Writing Workshop on 24 November. We discussed work in progress focusing on exciting and thought provoking topics including interdisciplinary explorations of the wellbeing concept; human rights and moral complexities … Continue reading

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Wednesday November 22nd: Culture, Medicine and Power Conversation with Dr Des Fitzgerald “Tracing Autism”

We are delighted to announce that the Culture, Medicine and Power (CMP) research group at GHSM is having a conversation with Des Fitzgerald on Wednesday 22 November from 3-5 pm in Room 3.1.1. Des is a Lecturer in Sociology at Cardiff University, … Continue reading

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Congratulations to PhD candidate James Fletcher, recipient of prestigious 2017 Sowerby Prize for Philosophy and Medicine!

Huge congratulations to GHSM PhD candidate James Rupert Fletcher, the recipient of this year prestigious 2017 Sowerby Prize for Philosophy and Medicine! James received the prize for his essay: “Why we should assess decision-making capacity (even though we cannot)”. The … Continue reading

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