North East Medical Sociology Group Half Day Event
With Guest Speaker Professor Gareth Williams
Wednesday October 3 2012, 12pm-5pm
Northumbria University (Room TBC)
Following a very successful half day event in March to launch the study group, The North East Medical Sociology Group will hold its second half day event on 3rd October 2012, at Northumbria University, 12 noon to 5pm. The keynote speaker will be Professor Gareth Williams, Professor of Sociology at Cardiff University, who will speak on ‘Medical Sociology 1978-2008 and Beyond: Thoughts from Exile’.
A range of other papers will also be delivered by researchers from the different institutions across the North East. These papers will be varied in focus to provide delegates with a broad flavour of the work currently being undertaken across the region. Finalised programme details and joining instructions will be circulated in September.
The North East Medical Sociology group aims to provide a forum to foster collaborative working, mentoring, discussion, and to enhance the profile of medical sociology in the region. Our events offer a lively and friendly forum, through which we encourage debate, discussion and networking.
Who should attend? This half day event is aimed at academics, researchers, postgraduate students and others with an interest in the critical sociology of health.
Cost of attendance Lunch and refreshments will be provided. To cover our costs and to enable us to hold future events the following charges will be applied: Academic staff and salaried researchers – BSA members £10, Non BSA members £15; Postgraduate researchers- Student BSA members Free, Non BSA students £5.