Imagining Self and Other: Carers, TV, and Touch
About the Speaker
Dr Harmandeep Gill, Junior Research Fellow, Oriental Institute, Oxford
Dr Gill's work is based among the Tibetan exile community in India. She has done fieldwork on and written about the Tibetan self-immolations, the Tibetan freedom struggle in exile, and most recently about aging and dying among elderly exile Tibetans. She attempts to write intimate portraits that move between the personal and the social, the lived and the possible, and the real and the imagined. She is drawn to the intangible and unresolved aspects of experience. She takes inspiration from existential approaches in anthropology, socially and politically engaged scholarship, experimental forms of writing, and photography.
Please note that this is a Hybrid event. We welcome colleagues to 66 Banbury Road or on line via Zoom:
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This event is part of a seminar series:
Convenors: Professor Francis Davis and Dr Anthony Howarth Drawing on perspectives from Conflict and Legal Studies, Anthropology, Social Work, and the Health Sciences this seminar series will explore the impact of trauma on the ageing process including during conflict, post-conflict and incarceration.
24 November 2022 14:00 - 15:00
Online & 66 Banbury Rd