BSA MedSoc Annual Conference, September 2012, Leicester

British Sociological Association. MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY GROUP ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2012

Wednesday 5th - Friday 7th September 2012, University of Leicester

We look forward to welcoming you to our 44th Annual Conference.

We are pleased to announce Kathy Charmaz, Sonoma State University, San Francisco and David Armstrong, King's College London have agreed to be our plenary speakers at the 2012 conference.

Papers, posters and other forms of presentation will be structured around streams that include:

  1. Cancer
  2. Citizenship and health
  3. Complementary and alternative medicines
  4. Critical public health
  5. Embodiment and emotion
  6. Ethics
  7. Ethnicity
  8. Experiences of health and illness
  9. Evidence
  10. Gender
  11. Health policy
  12. Health service delivery
  13. Health care organisation
  14. Screening and diagnosis
  15. STS and medicine
  16. Individual, collective and global risk
  17. Inequalities
  18. Life course - reproductive health: chronic conditions: ageing; death and dying
  19. Mental health
  20. Methods
  21. Patient - professional interaction
  22. Pharmaceuticals
  23. Politics of health
  24. Professions
  25. Theory
  26. Open

We welcome abstract submissions for oral presentations, poster presentations and symposia/special events
Further details and abstract submission form available from: and

The abstract submission deadline is 20th April 2012. Abstracts received after this date will not be considered.

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