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Art and Science in Ageing Policy

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Stephen brings considerable experience working in government to the seminar, and he will use this perspective to explain how ageing research can play a role in policy-making. Perhaps more surprisingly, he will then explain his emerging thinking regarding the possible role that art can play, particularly for helping people engage with evidence, and diversifying our policy thinking.

About the Speaker

Stephen Bennett

SRG Bennett is a multimedia artist  working in policy-making and science. After studying MA Art and Science at Central St Martins, Stephen focused his practice on the relationship between evidence, emotions and political action. In parallel Stephen is prototyping the application of artistic practices in a UK policy-making context, working part-time for the Cabinet Office’s Policy Lab.


This event is part of a seminar series:

Hilary 2020 Seminar Series: The Construction of Ageing

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, Oxford’s Humanities and Healthcare programme and the McDonald Centre for Theology, Ethics, and Public Life are co-hosting a seminar series on The Construction of Ageing.  While ageing is often considered a biological process, what it means to be young or old, youthful or elderly, is inevitably socially constructed. This suggests that ther...

Event Details

03 March 2020 16:00 - 17:00


Christ Church, Oxford University

Christ Church, St. Aldates, Oxford, OX1 1DP