Body work, physiotherapy and ‘chiasmic’ ethics

In this post I’m revisiting, and reproducing, some of the thoughts I presented in the Critical Physiotherapy Network colloquium in Cardiff June 5th 2017. The idea for the work-in-progress paper began with the astonishing find that body work – the concept used in sociology to describe work that revolves around bodies – has not been … More Body work, physiotherapy and ‘chiasmic’ ethics

Finding the ‘body’ of Richard III

Originally posted on Kingston Shakespeare Seminar:
The remains of Richard III were found under a car park in Leicester in 2012. Since then researchers (often through popular media) have tried to reinstate Richard’s lost glory by busting Tudor myths trough scientific evidence. One of the myth busting methods, also seen in the documentary series on Channel 4, was to diagnose him backwards…