Art and Science in Ageing Policy
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
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:
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...
03 March 2020 16:00 - 17:00
Christ Church, Oxford University
Christ Church, St. Aldates, Oxford, OX1 1DP