Photo gallery

 Sebastiano Collino Hilary Term 2015: Sebastiano Collino (Nestle Institute of Health Sciences) presented ‘Healthy ageing, longevity and stratified intervention for the elderly population’
 julian savulescu and stanley ulijaszek Hilary Term 2015: Julian Savalescu (University of Oxford), pictured here with Stanley Ulijaszek, presented ‘Obesity, responsibility, and ethics’
 osea giuntella Hilary Term 2015: Odea Giuntella (University of Oxford) presented ‘Are tacos healthier than burgers? Migration, food diversity and health gains from variety’
 jonas winter and line hillesdal Hilary Term 2015: Jonas Winther & Line Hillersdal (University of Copenhagen) presented on ‘Local models of obesities – modelling obesity in collaborative research practices’
 karen throsby Michaelmas Term 2014: Karen Throsby (Leeds University) presented on marathon swimming and ‘heroic fatness’.
 emily troscianko Trinity Term 2015: Emily Troscianko presented on ‘How literary studies can help us understand eating disorders’
 peter scarborough Michaelmas 2014: Peter Scarborough (University of Oxford) presented ‘Evidence of the effectiveness of health-related food taxes’
 john coveney Trinity Term 2014: John Coveney (Flinders University) presented ‘The Disenchantment of the Plate’

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Trinity Term 2014: Nadine Levin (University of Exeter) presented ‘Microbes Matter: metabolism and metabolic disorder in contemporary biomedicine’

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Hilary Term 2014: Marisa Wilson (University of Edinburgh) presented ‘Comparative political ecologies of food and diet: systems of provision in Trinidad and Cuba’ and presented her book Everyday Moral Economies at the departmental book launch

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Hilary Term 2014: Amy McLennan (ISCA, University of Oxford) presented “Obesity and diabetes conversation networks on Twitter” with Mariano Beguriesse-Diaz (Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London)

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Hilary Term 2014: Stephanie von Hinke Kessler-Scholder (University of York and Institute for Fiscal Studies in London) presented on ‘Getting a healthy start? Nudge versus economic incentives in the promotion of healthy eating’

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Hilary Term 2014: Emma-Jayne Abbots (University of Wales, Trinity St David) presented on ‘The Intimacies of the celebrity chef industry: affect, effects and the mediation of eating’

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Hilary Term 2014: Rosie Kay and Karin Eli present their work at the School of Anthropology’s Departmental Seminar


Michaelmas 2012: Megan Warin (University of Adelaide) presents Eating NatureCulture: material feminism and maternal obesity

Marisa Macari


Marisa Macari, of El Poder del Consumidor,speaks about Mexico’s national strategy to prevent and control obesity and diabetes.





maurizio meloni with michelle pentecost


Maurizio Meloni came to speak about how epigenetics is changing biopolitics. Here he is with Michelle Pentecost.




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Lone Gron, of Aarhus University, in a presentation on obesity, kinship, and relatedness in the context of social contagion as ‘alien af-fection’ in family histories and experiences of obesity.

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