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Upcoming seminarS and events
MICHAELMAS term 2023


Convened by Zofia Boni and Stanley Ulijaszek


Thursdays 4-5pm, UK time

On Zoom 

October 19          

Emily Yates-Doerr, Oregon State University

American mal-nutrition: Interventions into the science and policy of maternal health 


October 26

Anne Saab, Geneva Graduate Institute

Emotions in international food law


November 2

Ellen Margrete Iveland Ersfjord, University of Agder, Norway

Why is there a higher prevalence of overweight and obesity in rural areas? A qualitative study of rural children's perspectives of rural foodways

November 9  

Susan Greenhalgh, Harvard University

Soda science: How coke created a global science of exercise for obesity (1995-2015) and why it matters today

November 16

Tayla von Ash, Brown University

Racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities for childhood obesity

November 23  

Katia Lurbe i Puerto, Sciences Po, Paris

The stakes around bariatric surgery in France : a critical sociology of the medical community and of public policies

November 30  

Ilya Gutin, University of Texas at Austin

When the measure becomes the metric: making sense of the body mass index in research and practice

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