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Curating health: graphic medicine and visual representations of illness
The conference will include individual presentations, panel proposals or artistic contributions from across a range of disciplines in the Humanities, Practice Arts, Social Sciences and Biomedicine that engage with the theme of graphic medicine and visual representations of health and illness in all their dimensions.
Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Lisa Diedrich, Stony Brook University
Dr. Ian Williams, Manchester Medical School and Graphic Medicine

Graphic medicine is one major theme, but presentations may also focus on other forms of (experimental) visual representation in areas such as autobiography and memoir, poster art and display, and visual narratives.

The Nordic Network for Gender, Body, Health will celebrate its 10th year with a reception during the conference. The Network is currently based in Sweden but has more than 200 members from across Europe. Previous international conferences and workshops include: Disability, Arts and Health (Bergen); Monitoring the Self (Helsinki); Interrogating Prostheses (Stockholm); Re-imagining Transplantation (Copenhagen).
Organizer: The Nordic Network for Gender, Body, Health in collaboration with the Division for Gender Studies, Stockholm University
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03.12.2018 - 04.12.2018
Stockholm, Sweden