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FRIDAY 1st July
Time Event Contributor
09:00
Registration  
09:30
Welcome

Dr Deborah Padfield & Prof Joanna Zakrzewska

Prof Jonathan Wolff

Dean of Arts & Humanities, University College London (UCL)

09:45
Opening Performance
Anusha Subramanyam
09:55

Introduction to Pain: Speaking the Threshold (PSTT) project

Visualising Pain: Can photographs improve doctor-patient interaction in the clinic?

An artist’s perspective - Dr Deborah Padfield
A clinician’s perspective - Prof Joanna Zakrzewska
10:25
How visual images can change the language of pain consultations
Prof Elena Semino
10:40
Poetry Reading The Tree, Spring and Well
Prof Sharon Morris
11:00
COFFEE BREAK
 
11:25
Face2face participant testimonies: Patients' perspective
Liz Aldous, Ann Eastman
11:35
How images change the non verbal interaction in pain consultations
Dr Amanda C de C Williams
11:50
Panel discussion with Q&A
PSTT Team
12:20
Performance
Anusha Subramanyam
12:30
LUNCH BREAK
 
13:15
KEY NOTE How to Listen to the Talk of Pain
Prof Rita Charon
14:15
Break out sessions:
 
  Workshop 1A: Colour, Poetry and Self
Dr Jennifer Patterson
  Workshop 1B: Photography Workshop
Transformations: photographing pain

Helen Omand,
Dr Deborah Padfield
  Workshop 1C*: Contemporary Dance’s Impasse: A conversation about the utilization of pain within the choreographic process of a dance solo; Aversion and Transformation: Pain and renewal in organ transplantation; Practitioners encountering pain in children with complex needs
Catherine Long & Doran George, Dr John Wynne & Tim Wainwright, Dr Joan Simons
  Workshop 1D*: Exhibiting Pain: The role of online exhibitions in sharing creative representations of persistent physical pain; Chronic pain within a family context: An art project informed by lived experience; A Patient Meditation: digital storytelling and the re-presentation of pain, Dealing with Pain: Visual and Linguistic Representation of (Self)Soothing in The Art Project Entitled “Body Texts”
Susanne Main, Pat Walton, Pip Hardy, Dr Malgorzata Dawidek
15:15
TEA BREAK
 
15:45
KEY NOTE "Hearing, seeing and speaking pain" from a psychology perspective
Prof Christopher Eccleston
16:35
Anosis
Ismene King
16:50
Reflection
Giskin Day
17:10
Mindfulness/Relaxations
Adeline Crawford
 SATURDAY 2nd July
09:30
Welcome
Dr Deborah Padfield, Prof Joanna Zakrzewska
09:45
A lecture performance Hardy Animal
Laura Dannequin
10:15
KEY NOTE "Me" and "My Pain": A History of the Language of Suffering
Prof Joanna Bourke
11:05
Performance
Anusha Subramanyam
11:10
COFFEE BREAK
 
11:40
Break out sessions:
 
  Workshop 2A*: Pain and the Playwright: Communicating unseen pain on stage; Pleurisy; Destroying and creating subjectivity through suffering and pain at the end of life with dementia
Dr Sarah Jane Dickenson, Rebecca Goss, Natashe Lemos Dekker
  Workshop 2B: Tree of Life
Liz Aldous
  Workshop 2C: Challenges in managing pain in India; Voicing and interpreting pain Autoethnographies of medical interpreting; Non English speaking pain patients - do images help?
Dr Preeti Doshi, Dr Teodora Manea, Prof Joanna Zakrzewska
  Workshop 2D: Movement
Anusha Subramanyam
12:40
LUNCH BREAK
 
13:30
KEY NOTE The science of pain: why does it hurt so much?
Prof Maria Fitzgerald
14:30
Break out sessions:
 
  Workshop 3A*: Black and yellow flags, brown envelopes and street level bureaucracy; Pain has an element of blank: Textual Spaces and Gaps in Military-Medical Caregiving Narratives; Theoretical And philosophical discussion of Phenomenology
Dr Jens Foell, Marie Allitt, Dr Jennifer Patterson
  Workshop 3B: A chance to explore the PAIN CARDS
Alison Glenn, Dr Deborah Padfield, Prof Joanna Zakrzewska
  Workshop 3C: Writing like a Reader/ Reading like a Writer
Prof Rita Charon
  Workshop 3D: Iconographies of Pain:
History of Art and Drawing

Dr Suzannah Biernoff, Onya McCausland
15:30
TEA BREAK
 
   A: Poster tour walkabout : Pain, Poetry, Prints, Science and Narratives – Let’s Look at Posters!

Prof Brian Hurwitz

Oral Presentations:

Wendy French, Carlos Moreno-Leguizamon, Rebecca Pardo & Montse Morcate, Clare Plumley, Emma Sheppard, Dr Virna Teixeira

   B: Chronic pain and mental health - bringing together lived and clinical experience to develop innovative strategies to address both issues in primary care Dr Jens Foell & Cath Lovell
   C: Images and Memes as Expressions of Chronic Pain on Social Media
Dr Jen Tarr & Dr Elena Gonzalez-Polledo
16:20
Film Screening followed by discussion Pain under the Microscope
Dr Deborah Padfield, Helen Omand
17:00
Music
Anusha Subramanyam
17:05
Panel Discussion drawing out themes from the conference
Giskin Day
17:25
Reflection and Evaluation
Giskin Day
17:40
Closure
Anusha Subramanyam
17:45 to 19:00
Drinks Reception
 

 * Paper Presentations