College of Human and Health Sciences and College of Arts and Humanities

A Conference to Launch the Research Group for Health, History and Culture

Wednesday 20 April 2011, Digital Technium, Room 104, Swansea University

09.30              Registration
10.00              Welcome and Introduction: ‘Health, history and culture: The origins of medical humanities in Britain’ – Anne Borsay
10.15              Disability, Trauma and the Body: Julie Anderson, University of Kent – ‘Public faces, intimate emotions: Disability and trauma after the First World War ’
11.00              Coffee/tea
11.30              Power, Knowledge and Healthcare: Brian Brown, De Montfort University – ‘Power and responsibility: Devolving risk to patients in an age of neoliberalism’
12.15              Disability, Power and Narrative: Three postgraduate presentations
Mike Mantin, College of Human and Health Sciences/College of Arts and Humanities – ‘Oralism in Wales, 1850-1914: A contest for deaf education’; Rebecca George, College of Arts and Humanities – ‘Values in healthcare: The language of NHS reform after devolution’; Susanne Darra, College of Human and Health Sciences – ‘Normal birth in hospital: Stories of new mothers and their midwives’
13.15              Lunch
14.15              Patients, Professionals and Narratives: Havi Carel, University of the West of England – ‘Written in the flesh: Illness, embodiment, and being (a) patient’
15.00              Health, Humanities and Arts: Mike Layward, Disability Arts Shropshire – ‘Disability arts: The Shropshire experience’
15.30              Health, History and Culture: ‘Ways forward – A discussion over tea’
16.00              Close

If you wish to attend this conference, please can you complete the Registration Form and return it to the conference administrator, Mike Mantin, by Friday 1 April 2011. There is no registration fee. Morning coffee and afternoon tea will be provided without charge, and delegates will be able to purchase lunch on the campus.


fiona margaret edwards · February 24, 2011 at 10:53 am

Please email a registration form for the conference.
many thanks

Mariasun Kortabarria · February 24, 2011 at 4:19 pm

I would like to attend to this conference. Sorry I have sent you another e-mail but without my details.

terrychinnartist · February 24, 2011 at 5:06 pm

Terry Chinn,
couldn’t get through on the AC address.Can I have two delegate registration forms please

centreformedicalhumanities · February 24, 2011 at 5:08 pm

Hello, thanks for your comments. We’ve contacted Mike to ask for a registration form and will upload it once he has got back to us. In the meantime, here is the web site of the research group: http://www.swan.ac.uk/humanandhealthsciences/Research/Researchcentresandgroups/HealthHistoryandCulture/
Many thanks!

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