Author: Johanna Gröne

Lecture: ‘Ethics as a Politics of the Ordinary’

On 5 November 2014 prof. Sandra Laugier (University of Paris I and Scientific Deputy Director at the Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences (INSHS) at the French National Centre for Scientific Research, Paris, France) held a lecture entitled ‘Emotions as constituents for an ethics of care’ . Continue reading Lecture: ‘Ethics as a Politics of the Ordinary’

Practice Theories Conference: lectures and interviews available online

On September 24th and 25th 2014 the Graduate School of the University of Humanistic Studies, Utrecht, the Netherlands presented a two-day conference on Practice Theories entitled ‘An Inquiry into theories of practice: Rethinking actors, materiality and organisations’.  Continue reading Practice Theories Conference: lectures and interviews available online

What if the doctor becomes the patient?

To experience something profound and/or severe can change you and can influence how you act. This also applies to doctors and other professionals working in a hospital who suddenly become a patient due to illness or an accident. They end up in a position of being care dependent, with concomitant feelings of discomfort, anxiety and insecurity. Continue reading What if the doctor becomes the patient?