Conference Programme

Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square, Birkbeck School of Arts

12.30-12.50 Registration

12.50 – 1pm Welcome

1pm – 2pm: Fictions of Elderly Care: Memory, Time and Community

Dr Liz Barry (Warwick) and Dr Martina Zimmerman (KCL)

2pm – 3pm: Care as Creative Practise: Representing Contemporary Mental Healthcare

Louise Powell (Playwright, ‘Fit For Work’)

Rianna Walcott and Samara Linton (Editors, ‘The Colour of Madness’)

Tea/Coffee Break: 3 – 3.30pm

3.30 – 4.30pm: In the shadow of institutions: Imagining the future of care provision

Louise Hide (Birkbeck)

Leah Sidi (Birkbeck)

4.30 – 5.30pm: Keynote Conversation: Care and/in the Community

Lisa Baraitser (Birkbeck)

Jo Winning (Birkbeck)

5.30 – 6.30 Wine Reception

To book a free place go to:

This event is kindly supported by the Wellcome Trust, and is affiliated with the Birkbeck Centre for Contemporary Theatre

Contact Leah Sidi on if you have any questions, or for accessibility requirements.


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