Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Empowered Bodies - PhD Conference 2018

Tuesday 26 June 2018

Speaker: Professor Karen Throsby - Unviersity of Leeds, Professor Nick Crossley - University of Manchester

Art Exhibition: Sally Hewett -

We are pleased to announce our Postgraduate Conference for students and researchers interested in the role of the body in social sciences and the concept of embodiment as a source of critical reflection in diverse disciplines.

With a diverse of background and studies levels we are pleased to announce that our conference will be composed by four panels that cross along the following topics:
  • Identities
  • Fat Studies
  • Health
  • Race
  • Representation
  • Standards
  • Beauty
  • Migration
  • Senses
  • Spaces
  • Media
  • Discourses
To review the detailed programme please follow the link to view the: PROGRAMME

We are welcoming delegates from all research levels that would like to participate in supportive discussion that would enhance the topics and the conference itself, as well as make it a great opportunity to meet other students and share experiences.

Our registration fee is £5.00 that will help us to provide lunch and refreshments during the day:

Besides of the payment we are asking the delegates to fill a registration for that is available in this link:

The Research Centre for Social Sciences is located in Heslington West campus, just in front of the Science Park, you can visit their website:

From the train station we recommend to take the 66 Bus that will take you to JB Morrell library and then take a 5 minutes’ walk towards Science Park.

If you have any further queries or questions please contact us at

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