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Arts and health research cluster at UL: spring 2019 events

Date posted: 12 January 2019

The arts and health research cluster at University of Limerick is hosting a number of events in spring 2019 including the Humanities & Medicine Seminar Series, the UL GEMS Medicine and the Humanities Exhibition and seminars on Music in Healthcare and Singing and the Body.

1. The Humanities & Medicine Seminar Series

Led by Dr Yianna Liatsos, the series continues this semester in UL. Seminars will be held from 1-2pm in the conference room of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance (unless otherwise stated) and are open to all.

30 January 2019: Dr Maggie O’Neil (Gender ARC, UL) “Modernism and Medicine”

5 February 2019: Chris Larner (actor, writer, director). Chris is presenting his play, An Instinct for Kindness, at the Belltable from 6-7 February: https://www.limetreetheatre.ie/show/an-instinct-for-kindness/ Venue for this session: the Appeals Court in the Library, 2-3pm.

15 February 2019: Dr Carmen Kuhling (Sociology, UL) “Millennials and Wellbeing: Anxiety, Resilience and Precarious Work”

1 March 2019: Dr Kieran Keohane (Head of Department in Sociology at UCC)

12 March 2019: Dr Barry Lyons (Bioethics, School of Medicine, TCD) “Shame and Medicine”

5 April 5 2019: Dr Lydia Bracken (School of Law, UL) “Law and Assisted Human Reproduction”

For more information contact Yianna.liatsos@ul.ie or hilary.moss@ul.ie

2. The UL GEMS Medicine and the Humanities Exhibition 

This exhibition showcases the works of Year 3 students as part of their Special Study Module. Over 120 submissions will be on display reflecting a range of themes that include the many facets of human life. The launch takes place at 1pm on 15 January in GEMS 0-028. The exhibition runs until 18 January.

3. Public seminars at the Irish World Academy

6 February, 5-6.30pm: Music in healthcare settings, multiple perspectives. With special guest Prof Gary Ansdell, leading academic and practitioner on music, health and wellbeing.

6 March, 5-6.30pm: Singing and the Body

For further information visit www.irishworldacademy.ie/artsandhealth/ or contact the chair of the Research Cluster, Dr Hilary Moss hilary.moss@ul.ie

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