2nd #Environment and Human #Health #Conference 27 Oct, Cardiff University

BSA Environment & Health and Climate Change study groups present:

Second BSA conference on Society, Environment and Human Health
Cardiff University School of Social Sciences, Cardiff.
Friday 27 October 2017, 10am – 4.30pm

Full programme now announced:

10.00 a.m. Registration and Coffee

10.30 a.m. Keynote: Dr Ben Wheeler: ‘Natural Environments, Health and Inequalities: Evidence and Policy’.

11.30 a.m. Paper session 1: Living the anthropocene:

* Richard Compton: ‘Prospecting the Anthropo(s)cene for health and illness’.
* Fiona Shirani: ‘Smart Living: implications for health and wellbeing’.
* Jake Sallaway-Costello: ‘Sustainable diets for a sustainable world; framing meat consumption as an issue of planetary health’.
* Cassandra Hanrahan: ‘Re-imagining Social work and One Health through a non-anthropocentric, anti-oppressive lens.’

1.00 p.m. Lunch and Poster display

2.00 p.m. Paper session 2: The environment, climate change and wellbeing:

*Chris Yuill: ‘Precarious solidarities – health, wellbeing and climate change in Xuan Thuy National Park, Vietnam’.
* Hannah Pitt: ‘Waterways´ missing communities and hidden wellbeing benefits’.
* Sara MacBride-Stewart: ‘But mostly it doesn’t impact on the environment?’ Trail-running, wellbeing values and environmental disturbance’.
*Penny Newell, Francesca Pagni and Lucy Tutton: ‘Mental health and wellbeing workshops for children and young people in high risk flooding areas’.

3.30 p.m. Plenary discussion

4.30 p.m. Close
Registration now open
Book online:

BSA Members £25; Non-members £30; BSA
Concessionary members and full-time students £15.
Lunch and refreshments provided.

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