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Second BSA conference on Society, Environment and Human Health

Friday 27 October 2017

University of Cardiff School of Social Sciences,Cardiff, UK

Keynote speaker: Dr Ben Wheeler (University of Exeter) will speak on:

‘Natural Environments, Health and Inequalities: Evidence and Policy.’

Full Programme

10.00 a.m.       Coffee and Welcome from the organisers

10.30 a.m.       Keynote: Dr Ben Wheeler

11.30 a.m.       Short papers: Living the anthropocene

  • Richard Compton: Prospecting the Anthropo(s)cene for health and illness.
  • Fiona Shirani: Smart Living: implications for health and wellbeing.
  • Jake Sallaway-Costello: Sustainable diets for a sustainable world; framing meat consumption as an issue of planetary health.
  • Cassandra Hanrahan: Re-imagining Social work and One Health through a non-anthropocentric, anti-oppressive lens.

1.00 p.m.         Lunch

2.00 p.m.         Short papers: The environment, climate change and wellbeing

  • Chris Yuill: Precarious solidarities – health, wellbeing and climate change in Xuan Thuy National Park, Vietnam.
  • Hannah Pitt: Waterways’ missing communities and hidden wellbeing benefits.
  • Sara MacBride-Stewart: 'But mostly it doesn't impact on the environment?'  Trail-running, wellbeing values and environmental disturbance.
  • Penny Newell, Francesca Pagni and Lucy Tutton: Mental health and wellbeing workshops for children and young people in high risk flooding areas.

3.30 p.m.         Plenary discussion

4.30 p.m.         Close

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