Centre for Medical Humanities second symposium on Wonder:
“Wonder & Co.” – varieties of intensified experience
19th March 2014
Kenworthy Hall, St Mary’s College Durham, 9.30 – 4.30

Contributors include:

  • Jules Evans (Queen Mary College London, Dept of Philosophy) ‘Experiences of ecstasy’
  • Ian Kidd (Durham University, Dept of Philosophy) ‘Deep and shallow wonder’
  • Veronica Strang (Durham University, Dept of Anthropology, Institute of Advanced Study) ‘Wonderful light: affect and transformation in engagements with light and water’
  • Caspar Henderson (independent science writer) ‘Is wondering a natural feature of being human?’
  • Rob Barton (Durham University, Dept of Anthropology, Institute of Advanced Study) ‘Do big brains make us wonder?’

Respondents include: Peter Adey (Royal Holloway University of London, IAS Fellow); Caitríona Ní Dhúill (Durham University); Tim Edensor (Manchester Metropolitan University, IAS Fellow); Stephen Pattison (University of Birmingham); Nicholas Saul (Durham University); Janet Stewart (Durham University); Will Viney (Durham University).

Places are limited but attendance at the symposium is free. To book, please complete the form here. For any enquiries please email Chris Jawad.

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