CRiHS Guest Lecture: The Phenomenology of Covid Experiences

CRiHS Guest Lecture: The Phenomenology of Covid Experiences


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The Centre for Research in Health and Society 2020/21 Guest Lecture Series:

“The Future is Cancelled…?”

This year the Institute of Health at the University of Cumbria welcomes leading international researchers to present their responses to the challenge and promise of an uncertain future in health and social care.

Each event will consist of a 45 minute talk addressing the topic from their particular field of expertise, followed by questions and discussions from the audience.

Lectures take place on Microsoft Teams between 16.00 and 17.30, and are open to all. This lecture series takes place in CRiHS’ spirit of open dialogue between disciplines, theories and practices, and the invitation to participate is extended to all staff and stakeholders.

The series includes:

1 Oct 2020: Prof Catherine Hayes (Professor of Health Professions Pedagogy and Scholarship, University of Sunderland): Business Open as Unusual – New Directions in Post-Covid Allied Health Research

5 Nov 2020: Prof Nancy Moules (Kids Cancer Care Foundation Chair in Child and Family Cancer Care, University of Calgary): The Future is….Embracing the Coming of What we Cannot See Coming: Applied Hermeneutics and Nursing Research

10 Dec 2020: Dr Axel Kaehne (Reader in Health Services Research and Director, Evaluation and Policy Analysis Unit, Edge Hill University): Title TBC

4 Feb 2021: Dr Monique Lhussier (Associate Professor in Public Health & Wellbeing, Northumbria University): (Title TBC) How local authorities make decisions to maintain their health inequalities target in spite of austerity, and in the light of Covid-19

4 Mar 2021: Prof Sarah Galvani (Professor of Social Research and Substance Use, Manchester Metropolitan University): (Title TBC) Substance Abuse in End-of-Life Care

22 April 2021: Dr Thomas Marthaler and Dr Claude Haas (Senior Lecturers in Social Science and Social Work, University of Luxembourg): A hitchhiker's guide to future cancellation

27 May 2021: Prof Havi Carel (Professor of Philosophy, University of Bristol): The Phenomenology of Covid Experiences

3 Jun 2021: Dr Hane Maung (University of Manchester): (Title TBC) Mental health and suicide during Covid 

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