Sociology of Diagnosis Workshop with Simon Wessely, Monica Greco and Tom Shakespeare (Cambridge 31 October 2013)

The Third ESRC supported Sociology of Diagnosis workshop will be held on October 31st in Cambridge, UK. Our three speakers will be talking about the politics of diagnosis and the potential of collective health movements: Professor Simon Wessely, Professor of Psychological Medicine, King’s College, University of London Dr. Monica Greco, Read more…

‘Putting a Name to It: Diagnosis, health and illness’ – Annemarie Jutel (Seminar, Durham University Monday 10 June 2013)

The Centre for Medical Humanities and the Qualitative Health Research Group invite you to attend: ‘Putting a Name to It: Diagnosis, health and illness’ Annemarie Jutel Victoria University of Wellington, Graduate School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Monday 10th June, 3 – 4.45pm Williams Library, St. Chad’s College. While diagnosis Read more…

Qualitative Health Group Postgraduate Methods Challenge (Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Thursday 6th June)

Qualitative Health Research Group Postgraduate Methods Challenge Thursday 6th June, 12-2pm (lunch from 12) Wolfson Research Institute, F009 Building on the success of last year’s postgraduate methods challenge, we are holding another challenge seminar. Three PhD students will present and critique their chosen research methodology and reflect on possible alternative Read more…

Men Understanding Health – Prof Steve Robertson (Qualitative Health Research Group Seminar, Durham University, 31 October)

Qualitative Health Research Group Seminar ‘Men Understanding Health’ Prof Steve Robertson, Leeds Metropolitan University Wednesday 31 October, 12-2 Wolfson Research Institute, F009, Queen’s Campus Durham University Abstract: While research on lay perspectives of health now has a well-established history, specific empirical data on male lay perspectives of health and well-being Read more…

BSA Ageing, body and society study group (5th Annual Conference, London, Friday July 6th 2012)

The British Library Conference Centre, London Keynote Address: Professor Barb Marshall (Trent University, Canada) who will speak on: ‘Ageing, Embodiment and Corporeality: Lessons for the Sociology of the Body’ Plenary Panel with audience discussion and participation ‘Ageing, Body and Society’ including: Professor Toni Calasanti (Virginia Tech, USA); Professor Paul Higgs Read more…