Forms of Care
An Ethnography of "Active non-interventions" in Palliative Care
Since May 2018 I have been working as a Research Fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. With professor Simon Cohn and Erica Borgstrom, I have been working on the ESRC funded stuyd 'Forms of Care' (grant number ES/P002781/1).
Find more information about the project on the Forms of Care website.
The project outputs are listed below.
16-17 May 2020. Poster presentation: “Multidisciplinary Team Meetings as care in practice: An ethnography of hospital and community palliative care in the UK.” E. Borgstrom, S. Cohn, A. Driessen, K. Dumble, J. Martin & S. Yardley. European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC), Palermo, 14-16 May 2020. (Postponed due to COVID-19).
18-19 March 2020. Poster presentation: “Placing death and dying: The work of making place at the end of life.” A. Driessen, E.Borgstrom & S. Cohn. Palliative Care Congress (PCC), Telford. (Cancelled due to COVID-19).
5 December 2019. “Placing death and dying: On the work of relationships in making place at the end of life.” A. Driessen, S. Cohn and E. Borgstrom. BSA Death, Dying and Bereavement, Sheffield
11-13 September 2019. “To lead, to follow, to let happen: An ethnography of (non)-intervention at the end of life.” A. Driessen, S. Cohn and E. Borgstrom. BSA Medical Sociology annual conference, York
1 June 2019. “Control over, and control with – An exploration of examples of tinkering towards control in end of life care.” A. Driessen, S. Cohn and E. Borgstrom. Workshop ‘Caring Control_Controlling Care’. Anthropology department, University of Amsterdam.
16 May 2019. “Leading and following: rethinking agency through an ethnography of palliative care teams in the UK.” A. Driessen, S. Cohn and E. Borgstrom. Seminar Series of P6 research collective: Body, Knowledge, Subjectivity. Department of Technology and Social Change (TEMA-T), Linköping University.
24-27 July 2018. “Crafting attachments and detachments in palliative care”. A. Driessen, S. Cohn and E. Borgstrom. In: panel “Crafting attachments, making worlds”. Co-convened with E. Vogel and J.Laurent. EASST, Lancaster. Convenors: E. Vogel, J, Laurent and A. Driessen. EASST, Lancaster.
1-2 October 2018 “Intervening & Influencing”. A. Driessen, S. Cohn and E. Borgstrom. Re-politicising Public Health: A workshop for early career ethnographers. Kings College London & LSHTM, London.
3-4 September 2020. “Fields and fieldwork under pressure”. Co-convened with E. Roding, ‘Mobilising Methods In Medical Anthropology’ Conference, Royal Anthropological Institute/ London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London. (postponed due to COVID-19)
18-21 August 2020. “‘Not doing’ in times of crisis: Agency and the urgency of pause and restraint“. EASST – 4S, Prague. Convenors: A. Driessen and S. Cohn. (Virtual due to COVID-19)
September 2019. Special Event “Sociological Contributions to Palliative and End of Life Care” with MacArtney, J.; Krawczyk, M.; Driessen, A., S. Cohn, E. Borgstrom and Almack, K. BSA Medical Sociology annual conference, York.
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