The Rise of Developmental Science: Debates on Health & Humanity (CFP, Social Science & Medicine Special Issue)

Special Issue: Social Science & Medicine Guest Editors Dominique P Béhague, Vanderbilt University & King’s College London Samuel Lézé, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon Social Science & Medicine is soliciting papers for a Special Interdisciplinary Issue on the unique challenges arising in the creation of child/adolescent developmental expertise throughout the 20th Read more…

‘What does sociology need to contribute towards or against the wellbeing agenda?’: Sociology of Mental Health Study Group symposium (London, 10 June 2013)

  British Sociological Association Sociology of Mental Health Study Group symposium What does sociology need to contribute towards or against the wellbeing agenda? Monday, 10th June 2013, 11.30-4.30 pm BSA Meeting Room, Imperial Wharf, London  The purpose of this afternoon symposium is to provide a space for critical sociological discussion of Read more…

Problematising ‘problematic’ pregnancies (Workshop, Durham, 22 November 2012)

Workshop: Problematising ‘problematic’ pregnancies Thursday 22nd November 2012 Time:  9.30am- 12noon (coffee/tea available at 9.30am; workshop starts at 10am) Location: Room W215 (Department of Geography, Durham University) Presenters: Dr Sally Brown (Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University) ‘What’s the problem with teenage pregnancy?’ Dr Rachel Colls (Department of Geography, Durham University) ‘Interuterine Read more…

Beyond ‘Them’ and ‘Us’? Enacting social science within the public health research agenda on chronic illness (Symposium, Cambridge, 18 September 2012)

Keynote Speakers: Professor David Armstrong, King’s College London; Professor Rose Barbour, Open University For social scientists employed in public health settings, the activities, institutions and practices marked by the term ‘public health research’ may be approached conceptually in at least three different ways: (a) as a ‘field of work’ within Read more…