MedSoc 2012 Conference - Final Call for Papers

British Sociological Association, MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY GROUP ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2012

Call for papers

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.

Kind regards,


BSA Events Team

British Sociological Association
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