Conference Support for: Therapy and Empowerment - Coercion and Punishment Contemporary and Historical Perspectives on Work and Occupational Therapy . (360G-Wellcome-101544_Z_13_Z)
Part-funding is sought for a conference on the history of labour and occupational therapy (OT), to be held at St Anne's College, Oxford, in June 2013. This is the first academic event in the UK that deals with this topic. Historians of medicine and academics from the OT and related fields will contribute papers on historical and contemporary aspects during the two-day event. Scholars from Japan, South America, the USA, Germany, Austria and the UK will present their research. An exhibition featur ing some of the holdings of the Dorset House (the first OT college in UK) will be organised by the Brookes librarian during June; this will be open to delegates and the public. Academic dissemination is planned (edited book, audio podcasts). The scholarly activities will provide the framework for follow-on outreach activities organised together with the College of OT, the OT programme at Brookes, and postgraduate research sponsored by the Casson Trust.
£3,870 11 Feb 2013