(please register via the Eventbrite links below for the joining details - all sessions will take place via Zoom from 2pm – 4.50pm CET).
The series aims to address:
- How are the concepts of respect, disrespect, shame and humiliation relevant to healthcare and bioethics debates?
- Could deeper conceptual, philosophical and phenomenological understandings of (dis)respect, shame and humiliation help improve the practice of medicine?
1 October - Luna Dolezal, University of Exeter – “Trauma and Shame: Shame-Sensitive Practice in Trauma-Informed Approaches to Healthcare.”
+ ECR presentation from Supriya Subramani, University of Zurich – “Exploring Respect and Humiliation in Bioethics.”
22 October - Vania Smith-Oka, University of Notre Dame – “Microaggressions as Forms of Humiliation and Shame within Medical Encounters in Mexico.”
+ ECR presentation from Sarah Howard, University of Birmingham – “Counting Fake Latrines: Shit, Shame and the State.”
5 November - Thomas Gutmann, University of Munster – “The Legal Protection of Respect in Healthcare.”
+ ECR presentation from Vanessa De Luca, University of Nantes – “Investigating Responsibility and Reactive Responses Towards Addiction.”
19 November - Barry Lyons, Children’s Health, Ireland – “Stigma and the Mental Health of Healthcare Workers.”
+ ECR presentation from Nataliya Shok, Privolzhsky Research Medical University – “Medical Error as a Stigma: The Moral Code in Healthcare Practice and Bioethics in Russia.”
3 December - Peter Schaber, University of Zurich – “Respect for the Patient’s Wishes.”
+ ECR presentation from Katharine Cheston, University of Durham – “The ‘Wish to be Treated with Dignity, Respect and Empathy’: (Dis)Respect and Shame in the Context of ‘Medically Unexplained’ Illness.”
17 December - Dan Zahavi, University of Copenhagen – “Shame, Self and Other.”
+ ECR presentation from Maryam Golafshani, University of Toronto – “Empathy and Shame through Feminist Phenomenology: The Limits and Possibilities of Affective Work in Healthcare.”