Food, families and health: critical perspectives

Various Speakers

Neil Hoey Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub 14:00 :: 11th June 2014

Children’s Research Centre and the School of Social Work and Social Policy, TCD


Admission is free but places are limited

Public lecture and symposium. The event will feature lectures and discussion on themes of:

Food and families; health and weight; obesity discourse; and representations of obesity in public reports and media.

Professor John Coveney
Dr Perry Share
Dr Lee Monaghan

Dr John Coveney is Professor in the Discipline of Public Health and Dean in the School of Medicine at Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia. His teaching and research includes public health nutrition, food policy, and health promotion. He is the author of, among other works, Food, Morals and Meaning (2nd ed.) (Routledge).

Dr Perry Share is Head of Department of Social Sciences, Institute of Technology Sligo. He has published over a number of years in the sociology of popular culture and everyday life, including food, eating and drinking in Ireland. He is co-author of A sociology of Ireland (4th ed) (Gill and Macmillan)

Dr Lee Monaghan is a senior lecturer in Department of Sociology, University of Limerick. He has published research on bodies/embodiment, health risk and gender. He is author of Body-Building, Drugs and Risk and Men and the War on Obesity (Routledge).

For further information and registration:

Dr Michelle Share
Senior Research Fellow
Children’s Research Centre, School of Social Work and Social Policy, Trinity College Dublin

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