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What sorts of themes have emerged from the conference? Intersection of care and self-care Importance of (auto)biography – a shift back towards academic research as autobiographical work Storytelling and narrative as care/self-care What might the inter-relationality of care enable … Continue reading
Wednesday 7th September 2016 By Zoë Shacklock and Gaby Smith Donatella Maraschin (London South Bank) Evangelos Himonides (UCL) Thomas Moors (physician) Takeaway points: Digital platforms have a huge therapeutic potential, creating and supporting communities of care and reconfiguring traditional forms … Continue reading
Wednesday 7 September, 2016. By Gaby Smith and Zoë Shacklock ‘B’ is for Body. Prof. Andrew Kötting presents the keynote for the day, giving the conference a flavour of his work in film and art through the making of … Continue reading
Tuesday 6th September 2016 By Zoë Shacklock and Gaby Smith Paul Sutton (University of Roehampton): Helen Wheatley (University of Warwick): Signs of Care: Television Documentaries About Assisted Suicide and the Persistence of Television Agnese Sile (University of Aberdeen): The Ethics … Continue reading
Tuesday 6 September, 2016. By Gaby Smith and Zoë Shacklock Alexandra Endaltseva (Linkoping University, Sweden), ‘To care FOR and to care ABOUT: disability knowledge work and communication in the context of Russian MS society’ Sally Chivers (Trent University), ‘Not an … Continue reading
Tuesday 6th September By Zoë Shacklock and Gaby Smith Marie Allitt (University of York): ‘Whom We Fear to Touch’: Medical Violence and the Conflict of Medical Care in Military-Caregiving Narratives Hannah Tweed (University of Glasgow): Writing Care and Nursing in … Continue reading
Tuesday 6 September, 2016. By Gaby Smith and Zoë Shacklock. Amelia Defalco (Leeds), ‘Dismantling the autonomy myth: dependency, comics and care’ Arianna Introna (Stirling), ‘Imagining disability and/in the Nation: narratives of care and cure in post-devolutionary Scottish writing’ Helen Hughes … Continue reading