Workshop: Shame, Stigma & Medicine

16th October 2015, Trinity College Dublin

The Shame, Stigma and Medicine Workshop brings together speakers from diverse disciplines including medicine, philosophy, sociology and law. The purpose of the event is to examine the role of shame in the arenas of health, disease and medical practice, through addressing themes such as: the use of stigma in public health policy, shame in professional enculturation, the shame and stigma of illness, body shame, shame and infectious disease and shame as spectacle on medical reality television programming.

The programme includes, among other speakers:

Brendan Kelly (University College Dublin)  –

‘One Flew East, One Flew West’: Stigma, Shame and Psychiatry

It is a one-day workshop open to all. It is supported by funding from a Wellcome Trust Small Grant Award. CPD for clinicians has been applied for.

All are welcome. There is no registration fee, but as space is limited we ask that you register to confirm your attendance. Organized by: Barry Lyons (Trinity College Dublin) and Luna Dolezal (Durham University / Trinity College Dublin)

Furhter details on the KCL Medical Ethics and Law blog.

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