Muzzles, parrots and lifejackets: the uneasy objectification of the face mask

As lockdown eases and face coverings become mandatory in certain situations, Harriet Barratt uses object relations theory to consider the emotional responses that the mask engenders.

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The Gendered Spectacle of Suffering

Lucy Weir explores the gendered nature of critical responses to on-stage violence I am an art historian by training, though my expertise lies in performance, from dance and theatre to

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Learning how to listen

Megan Griffin explores how the listening skills gained as a professional musician have benefited her practice as a medical doctor.

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Prescribing Restraint: Patient Liberty and Movement in the Insane Asylum

Vesna Curlic explores the debates around patient liberty and restraint in asylum spaces In 1890, an anonymous patient at Crichton Royal Hospital in Dumfries, Scotland wrote a piece for the

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