28 November 2014
Time: 9:30am - 5:00pm
Venue: Room G.05, Joseph Rotblat Building, Queen Mary University of London, Rutland Place, London EC1M 6BQ
A seminar organised by the ReValuing Care Network in collaboration with the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context (CLSGC), School of Law, Queen Mary University of London.
This seminar will draw on the research of the ReValuing Care Network to consider the possibilities of a new ‘cycles’ approach to care. This approach addresses how subjects move between and among instances of care-receiving and care-giving over time and space as they generate and value connection with one another through embodied experiences and rights claims.
The network was original funded by the AHRC to create space for inter-disciplinary and cross-sector dialogue about ‘care’ as it is understood conceptually, socially and practically. This seminar announces the next phase of the Network as an ongoing collaboration supported by QMUL and the Universities of Birmingham and Surrey, in association with the University of Adelaide.
For more information about the Network contact Ruth Fletcher email@example.com.
Please note that the programme and timings may be subject to change.
- 09.30 - Open
- 09.45 - Welcome and Introduction
- 10.00 - Session I
- Ruth Fletcher (Queen Mary University of London), Closing the distance? Care, strangeness and support for travelling abortion seekers
- Sue Westwood (University of Surrey and Keele University), ‘Institutions, they’re very straight. My god I hope I don’t have to go into a care home’: Spatial dislocations produced by older age care needs
- Abigail Baim-Lance (University College London), Car(ry)ing On: Care as temporal embodiment in the shadow of a South African HIV/AIDS global health intervention
- 11.40 - Tea and coffee break
- 12.00 - Session II
- 13.15 - Lunch
- 14.00 - Session III
- 15.15 - Tea and coffee break
- 15.30 - Session IV
- 17.00 - Close
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