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Durham University

Fat Studies and Health at Every Size

 Fat Studies and Health at Every Size


Over the course of 2010 - 2012, an interdisciplinary Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) seminar series will take place in the UK, addressing critical questions about the politics surrounding fatness and health. This series will consist of four seminars involving academics, policy makers, practitioners, activists, students and interested individuals. The interdisciplinary team involved in organising this series are from disciplinary backgrounds including: geography, sociology, women's studies, dietetics, nursing and midwifery, education, and sports and exercise science and the series will be of interest to people from many other subject areas. These pages outline the main context for the seminars.

Want to attend the seminars?

The individual seminar pages will be updated on a regular basis giving information on the locations and dates of the seminars, and details on who will be involved in each event. Each seminar will be free for up to 30 people and a limited number of travel bursaries are available to facilitate the involvement of students etc. Further details will be posted on the seminar pages.

The Contacts page provides details on the organisers of the seminar series and contact details if you are interested in finding out more.