Wellbeing in a Neoliberal Age: History, Theory, Practice

January 9, 9:00 am

Salle des Actes, Sorbonne Université, Paris 5e

International Workshop


Salle des Actes, Sorbonne Université, Paris 5e


9:00 Welcome/Introduction

9:30 Marc Chenais (Technologia), “How Does Neoliberalism Lead to More

Pathological Situations than Previous Systems?”
Comments: Andreas Vossler, (Open University, UK)

10:30 Coffee break

11:00 Samuel Binkley (Emerson College, USA), “Therapeutic Neoliberalism

and the Reproduction of White Racial Subjectivity”
Comments: Olivier Frayssé, (HDEA, Sorbonne Université)

12:00 Lunch

13:30 Ted Schrecker (University of Newcastle, UK), “Neoliberal Epidemics:

Etiology, a Bit of History, and a View from Ground Zero”
Comments: Samuel Binkley (Emerson College, USA)

14:30 Elsa Devienne (Northumbria University, UK), “Spectacular Bodies: Los

Angeles Beach Cultures and the Making of the ‘California

Look’ (1900s-1960s)”

Comments: Andrew Diamond (HDEA, Sorbonne Université)

15:30 Coffee break

16:00 Charlotte Godziewski (University of Sheffield, UK), “‘Health in All
Policies’ (HiAP) in EU Governance: Exploring Institutional, Discursive, and

Ideational Obstacles”

Comments: Louise Dalingwater, (HDEA, Sorbonne Université)

17:00 Concluding Remarks

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