Call for Papers: Untold Stories in Health and Illness, May 17th, Chetham’s School of Music, Manchester.

Saturday 17 May 2014, Baronial Hall, Chetham’s School of Music, Manchester

Conference from 9.30am-5.15pm, followed by an evening of music and literary performances (6.15pm-8.00pm)

This one-day conference is a platform for stories of health and illness deserving of recognition. The conference aims to encourage cross-disciplinary understanding and collaboration; refresh and expand the shared moral, humane and ethical dimensions of health and illness; entertain different perspectives in an open, enjoyable and thought-provoking environment.

Untold stories in Health and Illness” encompass a variety of perspectives and subject matter. Each story provides imaginative and refreshing responses to healthcare education and practice.

We invite presentations by students, the general public, academics and healthcare professionals that highlight creative endeavours taking in a range of viewpoints. Contributions will be diverse and entertaining, including music, drama, poetry, artwork, biography and historical narrative. Each performance will be accompanied by responses from student, lay, academic and professional perspectives.

The conference is free to students/unwaged; £15 for waged.

If you are interested in attending this conference, contact Benjamin Norris: Benjamin.NorrisATstudent.manchester.ac.uk

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