UCL Population Health Sciences


Engendering Men's Health with Grayson Perry

14 October 2019, 2:00 pm–8:00 pm

Engendering Men's Health with Grayson Perry

In what ways does gender influence the health outcomes of men? How might challenging rigid gender norms improve the health not just of women, but also of men? ...

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UCL Centre for Gender and Global Health

...Should the health community be paying greater attention to men and men's health? And what can we do about it?

Join the UCL Centre for Gender and Global Health for a series of panel discussions to explore these questions, followed by a keynote speech from renowned artist and writer Grayson Perry, whose seminal work has explored themes of masculinity in contemporary society, most recently through his book The Descent of Man.

A drinks reception will follow, which will feature a small exhibit of original art from the Slade School of Fine Art, commissioned to explore themes of masculinities, men's health and gender.


Panel Discussions | 14:00-17:30

  • Panel 1: Men, Masculinity and Health
  • Panel 2: Intersectionality and Men's Health
  • Panel 3: Reframing the Narratives on Men’s Health, Masculinities and Gender

A full list of speakers will be announced soon.

Keynote Speech by Grayson Perry | 18:00-19:15

Drinks reception and art exhibit | 17:15-20:30 

'Engendering Men's Health with Grayson Perry' marks the launch of 'Beyond the Binary', a new seminar series from the Centre for Gender and Global Health, taking place on the second Monday of each month. The full list of seminars will be available shortly.

This event is co-hosted by the UCL Centre for Gender and Global HealthGlobal Action on Men's HealthPromundo and Global Health 50/50.