Events

Upcoming Events
18
Jul
Challenging inequalities and improving health and wellbeing among marginalised communities in the UK
Who:Professor Lisa McDaid, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:18 Jul 2018, 4pm - 5pm

The seminar will explore the potential for ‘syndemics’ - the term given to the co-occurrence of multiple, interrelated disease epidemics at the individual- and population-level, which develop and are sustained due to harmful social contexts - to further understandings of health inequalities among marginalised communities in the UK.

8
Aug
The continuing transformation of safe sex: current social and behavioural research on HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis
Who:Prof. Martin Holt, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:8 Aug 2018, 4pm - 5pm

Professor Martin Holt will present social and behavioural data on attitudes to PrEP and its effects on Australian gay and bisexual men’s sexual practices, drawing on the Gay Community Periodic Surveys and PrEPARE Project.

28
Aug
Confronting ageism in society and in medicine: What can be done?
Who:Dr Peta Cook, University of Tasmania
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:28 Aug 2018, 4pm - 5pm

In this presentation, Dr Peta Cook will examine the subtle – and not so subtle – ways in which ageism manifests in society and in medicine.

5
Sep
Neoliberal nudity: gendered body practices in public/private times
Who:Professor Virginia Braun, School of Psychology, The University of Auckland
Venue:The Galleries, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington Campus (map ref G19)
When:5 Sep 2018, 4pm - 6pm

In this talk, Prof Virginia Braun will speculatively explore the idea of “neoliberal nudity” through reference to two particular sites and modes of body modification: body hair removal/retention, and vulval genital cosmetic surgery and related procedures.