This two-day conference focuses on the historical relationship(s) between gender and pain between the early modern period and the present day.
This two-day conference brought together scholars from a number of disciplines to explore the shifting political, socio-economic, cultural and medical influences that have formed and perpetuated cultures of harm in institutions of care from the eighteenth century to the present day.
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In this half-day workshop, cultural historians and media practitioners explored how ideas of authority and ‘truth’ are embodied in both the person recording the abuse and the means or medium through which it is exposed.
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In this presentation Professor Young describes configurations of harm associated with the diagnosis, treatment, and management of mental trauma affecting two contemporary clinical populations: American war veterans from 1980 to the present time and former child soldiers.
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