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"Concerning Relations: Sociologies of Conduct, Care and Affect" - Prof Michael Schillmeier

Workshop

An Egenis, the Centre for the Study of Life Sciences workshop
Date28 - 29 November 2014
TimeEvent spans several days
PlaceByrne House

This interdisciplinary symposium, funded by Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness (FSHI) and Exeter University, aims to interrogate the implications of shifting the focus of health care away from delivery towards care as an ongoing everyday accomplishment. This symposium examines spaces of collisions, elisions or alignments of social worlds, within which the affective dimension of social life in healthcare may be fruitfully examined. Drawing upon relational concerns as a distinct and distinctive mode of sociological inquiry, the symposium seeks to develop an understanding of care and its consequences that help us get beyond the economics of care as a commodified and managed form of engagement with the other.


ProviderEgenis, the Centre for the Study of Life Sciences
Registration informationNumbers are capped for this event. To enquire whether there are any places still available, email egenis@exeter.ac.uk quoting "Concerning Relations" in the subject line.
OrganizerMichael Schillmeier
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Concerning_Relations_final_Programme_Nov__11_.docxProgramme (857K)

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