Oktober 2019

Do17Okt(Okt 17)10:00Fr18(Okt 18)18:00Comics Put to Practise

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Reading literary fiction and patients’ stories may enable doctors and other health professionals to better understand their patients, question their own cultural assumptions and critically reflect on ethical issues in the field of medicine. However, the embodied experience of illness, pain, therapy, disability, or care can also – perhaps even more proficiently – be conveyed visually. This is where the comics medium, particularly the genre of ‘graphic medicine’ comes into play. What happens when doctors, patients, and medical staff work with comics, with their increased capacity of presenting multiple layers of meaning and therefore potential ambiguity through both text and images?

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17 (Donnerstag) 10:00 - 18 (Freitag) 18:00

Freie Universität BerlinHabelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin