Images of Care and Dying

27 April 2017, 15:00 - 19:00

Seminar Rooms SG1/SG2, Alison Richard Building

The conference is free and open to all but Online Registration is required.   Limited places.

 

Professor Jane Maher (Chief Medical Officer, Macmillan Cancer Support)
Professor Bill Noble (Medical Director, Marie Curie)
Professor Emma Wilson (Professor of French Literature and the Visual Arts, University of Cambridge)
 

 

 

 

 


Part of the Images of Care and Dying Research Group Series

Administrative assistance: gradfac@crassh.cam.ac.uk

15.00 - 15.20

Welcome and Introduction

Dr Robbie Duschinsky

15.20 - 16.20

Prof Emma Wilson (Professor of French Literature and the Visual Arts, Department of French, Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge)

Professor Wilson discusses images of care and dying in contemporary film (documentary and fiction), asking how these give access to feelings about the end of life, focusing on what film offers to our aspirations for ourselves and our loved ones.

16.20 - 16.40

Break with refreshments

16.40 - 17.20

Prof Jane Maher (Chief Medical Officer, Macmillan Cancer Support)
 

Professor Maher  speaks on the present and future agenda of cancer survivorship and
palliative care

17.20 - 18.00

Prof Bill Noble (Medical Director Marie Curie)
 

Professor Noble speaks on the present and future agenda of palliative and end of life care

18.00 - 18.45

Prof Emma Wilson instigates discussion between the speakers and the audience

18.45 - 19.00

Dr Stephen Barclay closes the series by looking to the future of palliative and end of life care