Nutrition

Good health requires a good diet, and diseases of under-nutrition and over-nutrition (e.g. heart disease and diabetes) are some of the major challenges in modern medicine.

UBVO seminar series - Michaelmas Term 2013

Biocultural perspectives on globalizing fat stigma

Speaker: Alexandra Brewis, School of Human Evolution and Social Change & ASU-Mayo Clinic Obesity Solutions, Arizona State University

Date: 17 October (Thursday, week 1)

Time: 1 - 2pm

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

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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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Feeding the elderly. A study of political, societal and individual practices regarding food for the elderly in Denmark 1880-2013

UBVO seminar series - Michaelmas Term 2013

Biocultural perspectives on globalizing fat stigma

Speaker: Tenna Jensen, University of Copenhagen

Date: Monday 21 October

Time: 2pm

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

Convener: Stanley Ulijaszek

For further information about the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity, please visit their website.

All are welcome to attend, and we look forward to seeing you there.

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UBVO seminar series - Michaelmas Term 2013

Financial Hardship, Weight Gain and Obesity: Rethinking Economic Determinants

Speaker: Annalijn Conklin, Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR), University of Cambridge

Date: 21 November (Thursday, week 6)

Time: 1 - 2pm

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

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UBVO seminar series - Michaelmas Term 2013

Managing weight loss on the internet: Two popular calorie database websites compared

Speaker: Bea Prentiss, Queen’s University, Belfast

Date: 31 October (Thursday, week 3)

Time: 1 - 2pm

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

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UBVO seminar series - Michaelmas Term 2013

Obesity and Physical Activity: From Behaviour to Environment

Speaker: Jean-Michel Oppert, Centre de Recherche en Nutrition Humaine (CRNH), Paris

Date: 28 November (Thursday, week 7)

Time: 1 - 2pm

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

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UBVO seminar series - Michaelmas Term 2013

Obesity, Systems and Complexity

Speaker: Harry Rutter, Department of Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Date: 14 November (Thursday, week 5)

Time: 1 - 2pm

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

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UBVO Seminars - Trinity Term 2013

Thursdays 1-2pm, 61 Banbury Road (seminar room), Oxford OX2 6PE

Conveners: Stanley Ulijaszek & Karin Eli

Date: 25 April (Thursday, week 1)

Statusfood and state food: notes on obesity in Cuba

Giovanna NERI, Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Bergamo

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

The Fat(tened) American: Between Consumption, Disgust, and Animality

ALL WELCOME

Speakers: Chris Forth, University of Kansas

Conveners: Stanley Ulijaszek and Michelle Pentecost

Date: Thursday 26th November

Time: 1-2pm

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

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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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