Let’s Play Doctor-Doctor

Medicalisation, Bodies and Data

07 Oct 21 02:30 pm TO 04:00 pm

Panel Discussion with Dr. Aqsa Shaikh, Payoshni Mitra, Dr. Sanjida Arora (CEHAT)
Moderator: Dr. Sana Contractor

Theme: The Body As Data

How does medical knowledge create standards for what is ‘normal’ and ‘abnormal’? Should medical colleges change their syllabus to prevent violence against women? What has any of this got to do with the aftereffects of being a British colony? How did the queer movement in India fight the idea that the LGBTQI community had to be ‘fixed’ by medicine? What has medical science got to do with athletes’ rights or intersexuality? Listen to this riveting discussion to improve your immunity.

Session Language - English
Audio translation language - Hindi, Bengali
ISL Availability - Yes

For ages - All

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