Masculinities, roles and transitions symposium
- Date: Tuesday 10 May 2016, 09:30 – 17:00
- Location: University of Leeds
- Type: Seminars and lectures
- Cost: Paid
One of the key aims of this event is to explore critical sociological questions that examine the relationships between masculinities, mens health and well-being.
The Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness (FSHI) have funded a one-day symposium that will explore diversity and well-being in the unfolding of men’s lives. The symposium is a collaboration between the University of Leeds, Edinburgh Napier University, University of Warwick and Glasgow Caledonian University.
Presentation slides and resources
- Prof. Robert MacDonald - Young men, crime & desistance: hard work in hard times
- Prof. Peter Hopkins - Revisiting Young Muslim Masculinities
- Prof. Margunn Bjørnholt - Changing Men - changing times - changing places
- Prof. Margunn Bjørnholt - Changing men changing times - Fathers and sons from the Work-sharing Couples Study
- Dr Anna Tarrant - Using qualitative secondary analysis to explore men’s gendered routes through poverty across the life course
- Dr Alan Dolan - You’re limited to what you can do … it’s happening to the woman isn’t it”; men’s experiences of infertility and childbirth
- Dr Carol Emslie - "Straight men drink beer and gay men drink cocktails": Alcohol consumption and the construction of gendered identities
- Robertson, S and Baker, P - Men and health promotion in the United Kingdom: twenty years further forward? (Health Education Journal, 2016)
One of the key aims of this event is to explore critical sociological questions that examine the relationships between masculinities, men’s health and well-being, and key spatial and temporal transitions across the life course.
We are currently seeking poster submissions from postgraduate students about their work. Please send an abstract to Anna Tarrant (email@example.com) by Friday 26th February, 2016.
A limited number of travel bursaries of £25 are also available. These will be issued on a first come, first served basis to postgraduate students and ECRs without institutional support. Please register for the event first and then contact Anna if you require one.
Please get in touch with Anna Tarrant if you have any other questions about the symposium: firstname.lastname@example.org