What? Understanding Human Flourishing, Postgraduate Conference
Where? Holgate Centre, Grey College, Durham University
When? 16/17 May 2013
Who? A wonderful mixture of people from a variety of different disciplines
Why? Learning, presenting, networking, eating, exploring
How? With curiosity, trepidation and excitement!
It didn’t start well. When I gave the taxi driver my destination, he said “Oh, I’m a Sunderland driver, I don’t know the place.” Luckily he was game and after a little “help” from maps, sat nav and a hopeful attitude, he took me to the right place. Oh, and on the way he outlined a TV series on taxi drivers that he wanted me to write. Noted.
Inside the conference room I grabbed a coffee and a huge cookie and found a seat beside a woman sitting on her own. Good choice. Jenny Cochrane was presenting on “Sex and the Surgeon: Emotional Distance and Intimacy in Modern Medicine…
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