'Human sciences in a biological age'

Series Name Centre for Medical Humanities and College of Medicine, Biological Sciences & Psychology
Speaker Professor Nikolas Rose, King's College London
Type Arts & Entertainment
Starts at Jan 19, 2015 05:00 PM
Ends at Jan 19, 2015 06:00 PM
Venue Frank and Katherine May Lecture Theatre, Henry Wellcome Building.
Open To University staff and students
Ticket Price Free
For Bookings Contact Please register with Lisa Boulton (lmb24@le.ac.uk) if you wish to attend.

This seminar for the Centre for Medical Humanities and College of Medicine, Biological Sciences & Psychology will be given by Professor Nikolas Rose, Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine at King's College London. The seminar takes place on Monday 19 January 2015,ž 5pm – 6pm in the Frank and Katherine May Lecture Theatre, Henry Wellcome Building and is followed by a drinks reception.

Nikolas Rose is a prominent British sociologist and social theorist. His work explores how scientific developments have changed conceptions of human identity and governance and what this means for our political, socio-economic and legal futures. Originally trained as a biologist, he has done extensive work on the history and sociology of psychiatry, on mental health policy and risk, and on the social implications of recent developments in psycho-pharmacology. Prof. Rose is a member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, and of its Working Party on ‘Medical profiling and online medicine: the ethics of personalised healthcare in a consumer age’.

All welcome. For further information contact Dr H. Brunskell-Evans (hbe1@le.ac.uk).