Day 1 Schedule: Tuesday 15 June 2021

Below is a high-level plan of Day 1 (Tuesday 15 June). Scroll down or click on the links for detailed information on each session.

* signifies papers given by postgraduate research students.

Prof. Kerstin Mey, President, University of Limerick
1045-1215Parallel Session 1
1230-1330Parallel Session 2
1330-1430Lunch & Learn
1430-1600Parallel Session 3
1615-1700Medical Student Panels
1700-1800Plenary Session 1
Prof. Rose Anne Kenny
1800-1845Evening Entertainment
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1030 – 1045 Opening

Prof. Kerstin Mey, President, University of Limerick

1045 – 1215 Parallel Session 1

Session 1, Panel 1: History of Medicine (i): Healing Spaces of the Past
Joana Balsa de Pinho, Making space in the hospital of All Saints in Lisbon: architecture for healthcare in early modern era.
Ronan Foley, Mobile spaces and wounded bodies: relational geographies of auxiliary hospitals in World War I.
Felicity McKee*, A healing sense of place: the importance of environment on healing in the nineteenth century.
Session 1, Panel 2: Interdisciplinary perspectives on clinical spaces
Gretchen Case, Sydney Cheek-O’Donnell and Karly Pippitt, Space for collaboration.
Chase Crossno, Viewpoints: cultural humility, embodiment and autotheory.
Harriet Barratt*, Melanie Klein’s ‘Observations after an Operation’: spaces of healthcare read through psychoanalytic object relations theory.
Session 1, Panel 3: The Female Body as Space
Joanne ‘Bob’ Whalley, The diffraction of soft bones: claiming miscarriage.
Lieve Gies, Reproductive rights, medical travel and the imagined community: examining newspaper discourse on surrogacy and abortion.
Jane MacNaughton, Menopause: a space of decline or prime of life? Conflicting and entangled stories from medicine and culture.
Session 1, Panel 4: Medical Humanities on the Curriculum
Leanne Bodkin, Role of medical humanities in healthcare education.     
Jane Burns*, Pedagogical tools in medical humanities: a study of the roles of graphic medicine in medical education policy, curriculum and learning
Deborah Padfield and Jo Winning, Transdisciplinary spaces: curiosity, creativity and collaboration in curriculum design.

1215-1230 Break

1230-1330 Parallel Session 2

Session 2, Panel 1: Contested Bodies and the Modern World
Imran Mohammed, Power and colonialism in medicine today
Lotte Elton, Online space and biocitizenship: community-building in gestational diabetes.
Session 2, Panel 2: Contested Spaces
Madeline Bridgland, Promoting mental health through a music and arts festival background.
Andries Hiskes*, A site of (dis)use: the legibility of the disabled and self-harming body as contested space in ‘A Little Life’.
Session 2, Panel 3: Health Humanities
Hanna Slattne*, Are immersive audio experiences a potential space for training motor imagery skills in people living with Parkinson’s disease? 
Linda Miller, Creative spaces; the function of the ‘carnivalesque’ and ‘craftivism’ for health care practitioners.

1330-1430 Lunch and Learn

Publications workshop: Brandy Schillace, Jo Winning, Bridget McDonald and Jennifer Patterson (Chair: Ciara Breathnach)

1430-1600 Parallel Session 3

Session 3, Panel 1: History of Medicine (ii) – infectious diseases
Angelika Hansert, The ‘White Plague’- health and health risks of members of German female apostolic orders and congregations, 1850-1945.
Katherine L. Rogers-Carpenter, TB’s governing gaze: travel and contagion in three tuberculosis cases.
James A. O’Hare, Out of nowhere: serendipity, outsiders and discovery in infectious disease.
Session 3, Panel 2: Literature
Matthew L. Reznicek, Healing the nation: women, illness, and the national tale.
Elizabeth Gourd*, Landscapes of illness in ‘The Voyage Out’.
Swati Satish Joshi*, Representation of dis-ease and disease experienced by the aged in Taylor’s ‘Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont’.
Session 3, Panel 3: Creating spaces through the Arts
Elizabeth Davies and Hayden Cohen, Using filmed poetry choices to show the consequences of communication styles in cancer care.
Anne Mondro, Artful approach: integrating creative arts in dementia care to support care interactions.
Vignesh Vyas, Enabling independence through filmmaking.
Session 3, Panel 4: Activism in health and healthcare
Nkateko Mnisi*, The politics of health activism in South Africa – flash presentation.
Hugh Wilkins, Making space for healthcare whistleblowers making waves.
Jessica Stockdale*, The global appears in the clinic: emerging opportunities in the spatial expansion of medicine under planetary health.
Session 3, Panel 5: Methods and Approaches
Thomas Baugh and Karen Abadie, ‘Dialogues of disorder’; understanding obsessive compulsive disorder and self-injury through filmic projection.
Katie Masters*, Reconceptualising social anxiety disorder in women using individual, in-depth, semi-structured interviews.
Margaret Steele, Fitting in versus taking up space: can phenomenology help to resolve ‘framing contests’ over obesity?
Session 3, Panel 6: Phenomenology
Martina Kelly, Clark Svcrek, Tim Dornan, Bridging space: choosing and inviting touch in the medical consultation.
Yianna Liatsos, Relationality and Empathy in narrative medicine pedagogy: literary affordances and the politics of location.
Jacqueline Driscoll, A phenomenological perspective on child abuse as depicted through visual metaphor in two graphic novels: David Small’s ‘Stitches’ and Debbie Drechsler’s ‘Daddy’s Girl’.

1600-1615 Break

1615-1700 Medical Student Panels

Panel 1
Pavandeep Kaur, ‘I wish, at times, for a more discerning audience’: The Affordances of Magical Realism for Narrative Medicine.
Rosamund Pullen, Making Space for Men’s Experience of a Cancer Diagnosis.
Vignesh Vyas, Enabling independence through filmmaking.
Panel 2
Pooja Varman, How Racist Doctors Come to Be: Medicine’s Second Pipeline Problem.
Molly Spink, A Curious Approach to the Body.
Elizabeth Whitehouse, Birth: Evacuation, Death: Infiltration, First Body.
Panel 3
Kasey Johnson, Making Space for Students with Histories of Adversity in Medical Education: Socioeconomic Diversity, ACEs, and the Need to Re-evaluate Criteria and Culture within Medical Education.
Catherine Wright Corker, Writing from Personal Experience – The last conversation.
Daisy Evans, ‘Dear Mrs Smith’
Panel 4
Laith Evans, Is changing legislation good enough? Factors limiting organ donation rates in England and Scotland.
Anna Casey, Making space for death.
Ananth Sathyanath, Should poetry therapy have a place in the treatment of the mental health of UK doctors?

1700-1800 Plenary Session 1

Prof. Rose Anne Kenny, Community Engagement, Social Engagement and the Pace of Biological Ageing.

1800-1845 Entertainment

Our evening entertainment will be announced shortly.