The Centre hosts a reading group which meets regularly to discuss key texts on ethnography. This is organised by Greg Hollins G.Hollins@leeds.ac.uk. Please get in touch with Greg if you would like to come along. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, 2 April 2019 at 12:00 – 13:00...
Seminar: Rm 12.39 27th March 3-4pm All Welcome Sarah Chan, University of Edinburgh and Sonja Erikainen, University of Leeds Researchers, including social scientists, are increasingly being asked or required by funding bodies to undertake public engagement and, moreover, to embed public engagement within research programmes as an integrated component. Considerable...
THeSP Seminar Understanding the Role of Parenthood and Reproduction in Women’s Preferences for Disease Modifying Treatments for Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis Dr Ana Manzano (School of Sociology & Social Policy) and Dr Ieva Eskyte (School of Law) Rm 12.39 Social Sciences Building 3-4pm 30th January 2019 MS is the most common...
Our next reading group will discuss Mass hysteria in Le Roy, New York: How brain experts materialized truth and outscienced environmental inquiry which was published in American Ethnologist in 2015 by Donna Goldstein and Kira Hall. https://anthrosource.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/amet.12161 Abstract Teenage schoolgirls in Le Roy, New York, captured the attention of the U.S. public in...
We are delighted to welcome Jiuen Kim, a newly appointed Lecturer in Japanese Studies in the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, to present at our next meeting on Hematopolitics in South Korea and Japan The seminar will take place on 21st November 3-4pm Room 12.39 Social Sciences Building Jiuen is...
The network of genomic expertise: Investigating bio-clinical decision-making in cancer precision medicine
Pascale Bourret and Alberto Cambrosio
7th June 2018 12pm-2pm (lunch provided at 12pm)
12.21 & 12.25 Social Sciences Building
Dr Florence Chiew will discuss the work of biologist Jakob von Uexküll and anthropologist Gregory Bateson, focusing on their fascination with the questions of intersubjectivity, animal communication and the interplay between organism and environment.
As part of the activities at THESP we run a monthly reading group. This year we will be reading Natasha Myers’ book Rendering life molecular: models, modelers, and excitable matter (2015; Duke University Press). All are welcome to pop along. For further information on times and locations please email Greg Hollin: email@example.com
Dr Alicia Perez-Blanco will discuss the ethical dilemmas related to two procedures currently used in intensive care units to recruit organ donors: non therapeutic elective ventilation (EV) and non-heart-beating organ donation also called controlled donation after circulatory death (cDCD).
Date and Time
Wed 13 September 2017
14:00 – 15:00 BST
Room 12.21 Social Sciences Building
University of Leeds
The workshop brings together academics from the University of Leeds, University of Sheffield, and University Technology Sydney to explore what advances in biological knowledge might tell us about what it is to be human in the 21st century, what new communities and responsibilities they might create, and how law and policy should respond. The workshop also explores the values and norms that have become embedded in the science that is increasingly shaping law and policy.