A two day International Event at Anthropology Department, UCL on 6th to 7th November 2012


University College London United Kingdom


6th November Key Note Presentations 5-7pm


Archaeology Lecture Theatre, Anthropology Department, 14 Taviton Place, UCL, WC1E 6BT


Anastasia Karakasidou, Department of Anthropology, Wellesley College, USA


Galen Joseph, Department of Anthropology, History and Social Medicine UCSF, USA


Followed by drinks reception in the Anthropology Department


7th November one day workshop


The event extends the work of the Research Reading Group at UCL on Biosocialities, Health and Citizenship examining the social context and implications of novel developments in the medical sciences for health and identity from a comparative and transnational perspective. As well as including staff and postgraduate students from the Anthropology department who are examining the cultural and social context of cancer from a variety of perspectives, we are seeking contributions from researchers interested in examining any of the following themes;


Cancer survivorship and recovery

Fear of cancer; risk and uncertainty, prevention and predictive testing


Please send title and paper abstract by 20th September. Confirmed participants for the workshop will be notified by 30th September. Please note workshop is open to registered participants only


Organisers: Sahra Gibbon ([email protected] Anthropology, UCL), Alison Macdonald (Anthropology, UCL) and Eirini Kampriani (Anthropology, UCL)