The Scenes of Shame and Stigma in COVID-19 Seminar Series, organized at the University of Exeter as part of the UKRI-AHRC funded ‘Scenes of Shame and Stigma in COVID-19’ project, addresses the key role that shame and stigma have played in the COVID-19 public health crisis. With talks from established and emerging experts in sociology, anthropology, history and public health, this interdisciplinary seminar series examines the effects of shame and stigma during the pandemic, considering topics such as national responses, professional practice in medicine, community resilience, public health policy and BAME experience.
8 July – Dr Agnes Arnold-Forster (McGill University) – ‘Frustration, Shame, and Indifference, Surgeons’ Negative Emotions in the Age of Covid-19’. View recording.
13 January 2022 – Dr Tanisha Spratt (University of Greenwich) – ‘Understanding Racism-Induced Stress in the Context of COVID-19: Representations of Shame, Anxiety and Stigma in UK BAME Communities’. View recording.