The Home, the Clinic, the Model: Medical Anthropologies – University of Copenhagen

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The Home, the Clinic, the Model: Medical Anthropologies

Fruit basket, American home. Copyright Tess Bird

In December a group of researchers all involved in Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (UBVO) from Institute of  Social & Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford will visit Copenhagen Centre for Health Research in the Humanities (CoRe).


The visit includes an open seminar, at which the visiting researchers will present on aspects of their current work.

Please join us – participation including refreshment is free.

Speakers

  • Tess Bird (Wesleyan University): Locating Everyday Uncertainty in the [American] Home
  • Stanley Ulijaszek (University of Oxford): Models in obesity and obesity-related health studies
  • Karin Eli (University of Warwick): Understanding eating disorders: clinical measures, lived experience and big data

The seminar will be followed by a small reception.

Organizers: Copenhagen Centre for Health Research in the Humanities (CoRe)

The seminar is funded by the Carlsberg Foundation project Picturing Fatness