eating disorders

Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (UBVO) Seminar Series - Michaelmas Term 2015, Week 7

Bulimic Distinction

ALL WELCOME

Speakers: Karin Eli, Oxford University

Conveners: Stanley Ulijaszek and Michelle Pentecost

Date: Monday 23rd November

Time: 1-2pm

Location: 61 Banbury Road (seminar room), Oxford OX2 6PE

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Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity Seminar series - Trinity Term 2015

Themed series: Qualitative research perspectives on eating disorders (Week 2 – Week 5)

Date: Thursday 7 May

Time: 1-2pm

Location: 61 Banbury Road (seminar room), Oxford, OX2 6PE

Convenors: Karin Eli and Stanley Ulijaszek

ALL WELCOME

Speaker: Emily Troscianko, TORCH and Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Oxford

Title: How literary studies can help us understand eating disorders

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Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity Seminar series - Trinity Term 2015

Themed series: Qualitative research perspectives on eating disorders (Week 2 – Week 5)

Date: Thursday 14 May

Time: 1-2pm

Location: 61 Banbury Road (seminar room), Oxford, OX2 6PE

Convenors: Karin Eli and Stanley Ulijaszek

ALL WELCOME

Speaker: Anna Lavis, Health and Population Sciences Department, University of Birmingham

Title: Anorexia as self-care: desire, stasis and not eating

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Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity Seminar series - Trinity Term 2015

Themed series: Qualitative research perspectives on eating disorders (Week 2 – Week 5)

Date: Thursday 28 May

Time: 1-2pm

Location: 61 Banbury Road (seminar room), Oxford, OX2 6PE

Convenors: Karin Eli and Stanley Ulijaszek

ALL WELCOME

Speaker: Karin Eli, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford

Title: Strategic ambivalence: liminal patienthood on an eating disorders ward

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Rosie Kay is the current Leverhulme Trust Artist in Residence in the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (UBVO), School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography.

WORKSHOP SERIES

Anthropology in Dance or Dance in Anthropology?
Wednesdays, 2.00pm, 64 Banbury Road (Lecture Theatre)

A series of participatory practical sessions with choreographer Rosie Kay exploring the following themes: how dance can inform anthropology, and how anthropology can illuminate dance. Please wear clothes that you can comfortably move in.

24 April (week 1) TRUST – the listening body
1 May (week 2) SPACE – bodies and the environment
8 May (week 3) OTHER BODIES – relationships and collaboration
15 May (week 4) EMOTIONS – internal feeling / external dance

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People » Karin Eli

Postdoctoral Researcher, Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology & Junior Research Fellow, St Hilda’s College

Karin’s research focuses on the subjective experience of eating disorders.

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Speaker: Karin Eli, ISCA, University of Oxford & Rosie Kay, Rosie Kay Dance Company

Title: “Participant observation in motion: what dance can teach us about eating disorders”

Venue: 61 Banbury Road (Seminar Room), Oxford, OX2 6PE

Date: 24 January (Thursday, week 2)

Time: 1pm - 2pm

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People » Christopher Fairburn

Professor of Psychiatry & Wellcome Principal Research Fellow

Christopher Fairburn’s research focuses on the nature and treatment of eating disorders.

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