Join our 'Scenes of Shame and Stigma in COVID-19' seminar at 14.00 UK on Thursday 2nd September when Prof. Laura Bear and Nikita Simpson (LSE) will discuss ‘Building Cooperation: New Relations of Stigma and Mutuality in the UK’s Covid-19 Recovery’. Please register here.
View the recording of Dr Agnes Arnold-Forster's (McGill University) seminar on 'Frustration, Shame, and Indifference, Surgeons’ Negative Emotions in the Age of Covid-19’.
The seminar series is organized at the University of Exeter as part of the UKRI-AHRC funded ‘Scenes of Shame and Stigma in COVID-19’ project, and addresses the key role that shame and stigma have played in the COVID-19 public health crisis.
CALL FOR PATIENTS
Have you been a patient who has felt shame or felt self-conscious in relation to your medical care? If so and you would like to share your experience as part of our research then you can find out more and register your interest in taking part at www.samp.uk or contact Dr Farina Kokab at firstname.lastname@example.org and she will arrange to give you a call to discuss the research.
CALL FOR DOCTORS
The Shame and Medicine Project is looking for doctors who have been disciplined by the GMC and feel shame or other self-conscious emotions as a result of it. Our researchers at the University of Birmingham and the University of Exeter are interested in your experience, and would like to hear about the incident(s), your feelings and how you processed them. Visit our website for further details
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice will include a special section on the topic of Overcoming Stigma in the Clinic: Identifying, Understanding and Addressing Discrimination, Degradation and Discreditation in Clinical Settings in its 2022 philosophy thematic edition. The deadline for submission of all manuscripts is 19th February 2022. Visit our website for further details.
HOW EPIDEMICS END PROJECT, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
The Shame and Medicine Project's Engaged Research Fellow Dr Arthur Rose, and Prof. Dora Vargha, Professor of History and Medical Humanities at the University of Exeter, give an interview about how epidemics end and touch upon the ways that we narrate the endings of epidemics, and how these narratives either satisfy or frustrate our expectations about how epidemics should end.
Moving Shame is a two day workshop organised and co-facilitated by University of Exeter PhD candidate and Shame and Medicine Project Collaborator Gemma Lucas, yoga teacher/counsellor Catherine Forrester, writer/psychotherapist/creative consultant Dr Meg-John Barker and illustrator with expertise in communication, mental health and active learning, Elizabeth Fortnum.
A two day workshop based at the University of Copenhagen and co-organized with the Centre for Subjectivity Research. Shame, Health and Lived Experience is an interdisciplinary workshop that will bring together scholars and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines and fields to reflect on how experiences of shame may impact on health, wellbeing and medical practice.
As part of the AHRC funded Scenes of Shame and Stigma in COVID-19 project, Luna Dolezal, Arthur Rose and Fred Cooper discuss, in their recently published COVID-19, online shaming, and health-care professionals article in The Lancet, how shame has been part of healthcare workers’ experience during the COVID-19 pandemic because of social media use and instances of online shaming.