Rose to speak on relations of biosciences & social sciences

Nikolas Rose, Professor of Sociology and Head of the Department of Social Science, Health, & Medicine at Kings College, London, is a scholar of "biopolitics." His public talk, "A New Sociology for a New Century?," considers new roles for the human and social sciences in the contemporary bioscientific era.

When Apr 26, 2013
from 03:30 PM to 05:00 PM
Where Toy Lounge, Dey Hall
Contact Name Rosa Swanson
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Visiting Scholar Nikolas Rose will be hosted by the UNC Department of Social Medicine for several days in late April (in conjunction with the Institute for Arts & Humanities and the College of Arts & Sciences Interdisciplinary Initiatives Program).

He will give a public talk on Friday April 26 (3:30pm, Toy Lounge, Dey Hall) on opening relations between the human/social sciences and the biological sciences, followed by a reception near campus. During his visit, he will also participate in colloquia with the Moral Economies of Medicine Working Group, the Philosophical Issues in Psychiatry Research Group, a cross-disciplinary graduate reading group, and Duke Cultural Anthropology. Professor Rose has written widely on intersections of biomedicine & sociopolitical forces. His latest book is Neuro: The New Brain Sciences and the Management of the Mind (Princeton, 2013).

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