BSA Yorkshire MedSoc Group Seminar:“Public Health, Inequality and Neoliberalism”

BSA Yorkshire MedSoc Group Seminar: “Public Health, Inequality and Neoliberalism”

Wednesday 9th March 2016, 12:30 – 16:30
University of Sheffield,
Lecture Theatre E, Hicks Building
For venue information please see here:

12:30 – 1:00 Networking
1:00 – 1:15 Introductions (Paul Bissell & Barry Gibson)
1:15 – 2:45 Presentations and audience led panel discussion on the theme of “Public Health, Inequality and Neoliberalism” with:
Professor Chik Collins (University of West of Scotland): “How the concept of ‘neoliberalism’ has reshaped the ‘official’ understanding of Scotland’s and Glasgow’s (awful) health outcomes: ‘Political Attack’, Vulnerability and Regional Policy.”
Dr Marian Peacock (University of Lancaster & Sheffield): “Shame, affect and neoliberal discourses.”
Professor Ted Schrecker (Durham University): ‘First, do no harm’: Principles for fighting neoliberal epidemics.”
2:45 – 3:15 Tea / Networking
3:15 – 3:45 Dr Tony Ellis (University of Salford): “Spectres of shame: exploring shame dynamics and inequality in male violence.”
3:45 – 4:15 Dr Julia Swallow (University of Leeds): ‘The Role of Instruments for Screening Cognitive Function and Alzheimer’s disease: A sociological exploration’.
4:15 – 4:30 Networking.

 £15 for BSA Members
 £20 for Non Members
 For further details, please contact:

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