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UBVO seminars - Michaelmas 2020

Alex Brewis Slade, Arizona State University

Lazy, crazy and disgusting. stigma and the undoing of global health


Zoe Meleo-Erwin, William Paterson University of New Jersey

Connection and conflict: How neoliberal healthism and inequality shape bariatric surgery support forum dynamics


Adam Gilbertson, University of North Carolina

Voluntary medical male circumcision for HIV prevention in Kenya: Anthropology and ethics in the pursuit of public health


Ben Wurgaft, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cultured meat as a case study in the future of food


Oli Williams, King's College London

Feeling the 'weight' of expectation: The necessity of understanding 'obesity' as a biopsychosocial phenomenon


Rebecca Puhl, University of Connecticut

The damaging impact of weight stigma: Psychosocial stress and harmful health consequences


William Dietz, George Washington University

The syndemic of COVID-19, obesity and food insecurity in the United States


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