"Between Bodies and Witches"

Date, Time & Location Thu 24 Oct 2019, 6.15pm to 10.15pm, Red Haus, 232 Abbeydale Rd. S7 1FL
Details Philosophers at Red Haus present three talks (from 7pm): Body Neutrality – Nadia Mehdi Beauty norms have us do some pretty scary things sometimes in pursuit of that ideal body. One widely adopted strategy to fight those norms has been body positivity. However, is body positivity all its cracked up to be? Take a look at an alternative: body neutrality. The Future of Gender Dysphoria – Rory Wilson ‘Gender dysphoria’ as a concept for understanding one’s own life seems to have been imposed on the trans community by the medical establishment, and many trans people are starting to think that it isn’t up to task for fully capturing their experiences. Should we throw out dysphoria? What should replace it? Astrology and Capitalism – Matthew Cull What if astrology got some things right? A look at the social world, astrology, and how this all relates to capitalism. Can being a Virgo bring about the end of capitalism? Booking at Tickets For Good