Registration open: Cultures of Shame in Medicine, Dublin

Posted on September 1st, 2017 by Hannah Tweed

Workshop date: 19th September 2017

“Cultures of Shame in Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Workshop” is the third workshop organized by the Wellcome Trust Seed Funded ‘Shame and Medicine Project’.

The aim of this Workshop is to bring together a number of academics working from various disciplinary perspectives within Humanities (e.g. English, History, Visual Culture) in order to reflect on how shame dynamics permeate medical culture and practice.

The workshop will consist of five talks covering diverse topics such as mesothelioma, HIV, surgeon experience and patient narratives. The Workshop takes place on Tuesday 19th September 2017, from 9am – 2pm, in the Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin. Full details of the programme can be found on the project’s website.

All are welcome to attend and registration can be completed through the Workshop’s Eventbrite page.

For any further information, do not hesitate to contact the event’s organizers Dr Barry Lyons or Dr Luna Dolezal.

This workshop is sponsored by the Wellcome Trust, the Trinity Long Room Hub and the University of Exeter.

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