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Inaugural Lancaster Professions Network Conference

Date: 19 December 2008 Time: 10:00-17:00

Inaugural Professions Network Conference

Date/Time: Friday 19th December 2008, 11:00-17:00

Venue: Institute for Advanced Studies, Lancaster University

Session 1: 11:00 - 12:30: Researching the professions

11:00 Welcome and Introduction - James Faulconbridge & Anne Garden

11:15 Prof. Val Wass, University of Manchester. "Researching the Professions: challenges and opportunities"

12:00 Dr. Mary Turner, Lancaster University. "Researching the Professions: the case of the professions in hospices"

12:45 Lunch

Session 2: 13:30 - 15:00: Professionalisation and emerging professions

13:45 Sarah Harisson, Connexions Cumbria. "Careers advisors as professionals"

14:15: Dr Carole Elliott, Lancaster University. "Management as a profession".

15:00 Refreshment break

Session 3: 15:30 - 17:00: Professional identities in the workplace

15:30: Andy Hanson, Lancaster University. "Dealing with Vogons. What keeps psychiatrists awake at night?"

16:15: Dr Anu Garg, Lancaster University. "Mechanisms of workforce segmentation and Indian-origin male doctors' well-being"

17:00 Wine reception

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Who can attend: Anyone


Further information

Organising departments and research centres: Geography, Lancaster Environment Centre, Institute for Advanced Studies, Lancaster Professions Network


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