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Department of Archaeology

Body, Corporeality and Identity

A One-day Postgraduate, Multidisciplinary Workshop at Durham University, Sponsored by the Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) and the Ritual, Religion, Belief and Place group
With Keynote Speaker PROF. CHRIS SHILLING
Saturday 19th May, 9.30-4.30pm, Joachim Room, Hild & Bede College,

KEYNOTE LECTURE

Prof Chris Shilling (Sociology, Kent University): Absent Present Bodies and the Problem of the Habitus: Identity, Portability and Fixity

HEALTH, ILLNESS AND MEDICINE - Chair Abi McNiven

Dori Beeler (Anthropology): Reike: An Anthropological Analysis

Avishek Parui (English Studies): Malingerers and ‘Shiverers':Studying the Medical Politics of the Post-war Male Body in Shell-shock

Rachael Allen (Independent Artist): The Art of Illness: Contemporary Artists' Search for a Cure?

RITUAL AND RELIGION - Chair Dr Becky Gowland

Lisa Brundle (Archaeology): Image, Practice and Power: Bodily Identity in Early Anglo-Saxon Society

Jennifer Key (English, University of St Andrews):
The Sinful Body in Anglo-Saxon Hagiography Vengeance Miracles

Dr Stuart Foyle (Theology & Philosophy, Durham and Notre Dame): Problems and Motivations for the Belief in a Bodily Resurrection: Philosophical and Theological Resources for Study of the Body

COLLECTIVE BODIES - Chair Dr Rachel Colls

Carla Cesare (Art History and Design Culture, Northumbria University): Sewing the Self: Constructing Femininity in Interwar Britain

Adrian Gras-Velazquez (Modern Languages & Culture):
Thou Shall Die at the End: Contemporary Spanish Culture and the Homosexual Male Body

Maria Kastrinou (Anthropology): ‘It is Us or it is Chaos': Body and the State in Syria

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN - ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND*
*Please note that delegate spaces are limited-so if have not already registered-please notify Lisa Brundle at l.m.brundle@durham.ac.uk. Free registration is based on a first come, first served basis. After the funded-spaces have been allocated you are welcome to attend, but there will be a registration fee of £8 (for refreshments for the whole day).
With many thanks,
Lisa Brundle (Archaeology) and Abi McNiven (Geography)

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