Dr Leah Sidi
Lecturer (Teaching) in Health Humanities
Faculty of Arts & Humanities
- Joined UCL
- 7th Sep 2020
Dr Leah Sidi is a Lecturer (teaching) in Health Humanities at UCL. Her research focus is on contemporary theatre and mental health, with a special focus on feminist theatre and psychoanalysis. She is currently recipient of the Feminist Review Archive Award, researching feminist conceptions of community care. She has been a recipient of a Wellcome/ISSF postdoc at Birkbeck, University of London. Leah has published in Performance Research and is a regular contributor to the Institute for Medical Humanities’ The Polyphony. She is currently working on a monograph on Sarah Kane’s Dramaturgy of Psychic Life.
I co-direct the MA Health Humanities - Politics Philosophy and Economics of Health at UCL. This is an exciting programme which takes an interdisciplinary approach to health. I teach modules on 'Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Health', 'Illness', and 'Feminism and the Medical Self'.