School of Health in Social Science

Emotions Seminar Series 2013-2014

As part of the on-going Emotions Seminar Series, the School of Health in Social Science is delighted to announce the following line-up of seminars for the 2013-2014 series.

 

These seminars are free to attend however places are limited.

To book a place please call +44 (0)131 651 3001 or email Laura Marshall.

L.Marshall@ed.ac.uk

Whistle-blowing and the care of vulnerable older people

This seminar will be given by Professor Daniel Kelly, Cardiff University. It will present insights from a recent interview study that explored attitudes to whistle blowing in different staff groups, and how they managed the emotional consequences of having concerns about care standards.

Wednesday 13 November 2013, 12.00pm

Wednesday 13 November 2013, 1.30pm

Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, 23 Buccleuch Place

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Word Play-storytelling, attachment and emotional literacy

This seminar will be given by Steve Killick, Cardiff University and Cardiff & Vale NHS. It explores the links between storytelling,attachment and emotional development andoutlines a model for thinking about using stories andstorytelling in practice. Examples from education andworking with foster carers are discussed.

Wednesday 20 November 2013, 12.00pm

Wednesday 20 November 2013, 1.30pm

Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, 23 Buccleuch Place

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Full-spectrum Childhood: the relational space of self-confident children

This seminar will be given by Dr Desmond Ryan, The University of Edinburgh. Research demonstrates that the most confident12-14-year-old children in Valencia were reciprocallyorganised by, valued by, and well connected to their family, friends and school. This well-rounded sense of being loved is creating ‘co-confidence’ or coproduction of wellbeing and development for self, family and community, in relationships with others. There is no such thing as a self-confident child...

Wednesday 11 December 2013, 12.00pm

Wednesday 11 December 2013, 1.30pm

Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, 23 Buccleuch Place

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TBC

This seminar will be given by Dr Rosie Stenhouse, The University of Edinburgh.

Wednesday 22 January 2014, 12.00pm

Wednesday 22 January 2014, 1.30pm

Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, 23 Buccleuch Place

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An attempt to realise loneliness: exploring R.D. Laing’s work with family narratives

This seminar will be given by Dr Cheryl McGeachan, Glasgow University. This seminar demonstrates what is revealedwhen R.D. Laing’s work is examined through a geographical lens. Through investigating case studies of female patients and their families (Sanity, Madness and the Family, 1964), I demonstratethe importance placed by Laing and his co-author on the texture and time-space situatedness of the worlds of individuals with mental health problems.

Wednesday 12 February 2014, 12.00pm

Wednesday 12 February 2014, 1.30pm

Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, 23 Buccleuch Place

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Belonging and being different - children’s emotional investments in social identities in a diverse primary school

This seminar will be given by Marlies Kustascher, The University of Edinburgh. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork with 5 - 7 yearold children in a Scottish primary school, this talk explores how the children’s social identities at the intersections of ethnicity, gender and social class were invested with emotions and intertwined with feelings of belonging and being different.

Wednesday 12 March 2014, 12.00pm

Wednesday 12 March 2014, 1.30pm

Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, 23 Buccleuch Place

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A Pocketful of Feelings: Mental health nurses’ experiences of managing work-related emotions through supervision

This seminar will be given by Jessica MacLaren, The University of Edinburgh. Drawing on a narrative study of the supervisionexperiences of mental health nurses, this talk explores the use of supervision by practitioners engaged in emotion work. The emotional interactions and context of supervision practices are examined using Hochschild’s (1983) construct of ‘feeling rules’.

Wednesday 23 April 2014, 11.00am

Wednesday 23 April 2014, 12.30pm

Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, 23 Buccleuch Place

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