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January 08, 2009

Workshop: Disability and Chronic Illness


UWE, Bristol
The Box, St Matthias Campus
Friday 30 January 2009

9.30-10.00  Coffee
10.00-11.00 Gideon Calder (Newport), 'Capability, Disability and the
Medical and Social Models'
11.00-12.00 Philip Cole (Newport), 'The Body Politic: Theorising
Disability and Impairment'
Donna Reeve (Lancaster), 'Sick or disabled?: A discussion of the interaction between chronic illness and disablism in the lives of two women with MS'
12.00-1.00 Lunch
1.00-2.00 Tessa Sanderson (UWE), 'Capturing the Personal Impact of Chronic
2.00-3.00 Vicky Long (Warwick), 'Blossoming into 'Real People'? Framing
Schizophrenia as Chronic Illness or Disability in the Context of Social and Economic Rehabilitation, 1945-1980'
 David Turner (Swansea), 'Disability History before "Disability":
Conceptualising Impairment and Chronic Illness in Early Modern England'
3.00-3.30 Coffee
3.30-4.30 Markus Schrenk (Nottingham), 'Can and shall the concept of
disability differ from the concept of chronic illness?'
 Andrew McGettigan (Central Saint Martins, UAL), 'CFS/ME: Can a Phenomenological Approach help?'
4.30-5.30 Julie Anderson (Manchester), 'Constructions and Frameworks;
Historical Reflections on the Nature of Disability and Chronic Illness'

To register:
Please email Dr Havi Carel (
havi.carel@uwe.ac.uk) to reserve a place for this workshop (there is no registration fee).

Dr Julie Anderson
Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine University of Manchester Room 2.69 2nd Floor Simon Building Brunswick Street Manchester
M13 9PL
Tel: (44) 0161 275 5947
Fax: (44) 0161 275 5699

(h/t H-SCI-MED-TECH listserv)


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