Appearance Matters 6 Conference – Symposium on Qualitative/feminist/LGBTQ perspectives on appearance and embodiment

Appearance Matters 6

Hosted by The Centre for Appearance Research, UWE 

two day international conference highlighting current research and good practice around psychology and appearance, including body image, visible difference, plastic and reconstructive surgery, the role of the media, interventions, innovative research methods, provision of care, weight and shape, identity and education.

 ‘Appearance Matters’ provides an opportunity for clinicians, practitioners, academics, researchers, charity workers, hospital managers and policy makers involved in the provision of care for people with appearance-related concerns to up-date their knowledge and interventions, engage in debate, share ideas and network with others working in this field.

Dates: 1 and 2 July 2014

Venue: The Wills Memorial Building, Bristol, UK

Keynote speakers

Professor David Sarwer, University of Pennsylvania, USA

on Psychology and Cosmetic Surgery

Dr Tracy Tylka, Ohio State University, USA

on Positive Body Image 

Abstract deadline: 1 March 2014

Register before April 11 2014 for the ‘Early Bird’ rate

Limited number of places available at a reduced cost for delegates with limited access to a training budget (eg unwaged, students or charities)

 Further information:

The Centre for Appearance Research (CAR)

University of the West of England,

Bristol,  BS16 1QY

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