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International experts put spotlight on appearance and body image research at Appearance Matters conference in Bristol

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sixth Appearance Matters International Conference on Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 July 2014, Wills Memorial Building, Queens Road, Bristol, UK.

The prestigious Center for Appearance Research (CAR) at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) will give a gathering to highlight momentum exploration, hypothesis and great practice around appearance-related issues at the Appearance Matters 6 meeting on Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 July 2014 in Bristol.

This biennial meeting has turned into a key occasion all around for those working in the region of appearance exploration. This extraordinary occasion furnishes universal specialists with the chance to meet up and offer forefront psychosocial research on issues including: self-perception, obvious distinction, corrective and reconstructive surgery, the media and intercessions that try to address appearance concerns.

The Appearance Matters 6 meeting will have pretty nearly 250 representatives from more than 20 nations far and wide.

Teacher Diana Harcourt, Co-Director of CAR, says, “Appearance related concerns are boundless among both grown-ups and youngsters in Western nations far and wide. The Appearance Matters gathering is the main discussion where specialists from over the world can meet up and impart their information and ability on this essential issue. In doing so we expect to find better approaches to help individuals who are influenced by appearance related issues. ”

This present year’s Keynote speakers are Professor David Sarwer, University of Pennsylvania, who will talk on “The psychosocial parts of plastic surgery” and Dr Tracy Tylka, Ohio State University who will be talking on “Positive Body Image”.

The prior night the gathering CAR will be facilitating a screening of the film “American the Beautiful Part 3: The sexualization of our childhood”. This is the third portion of grant winning executive Darryl Roberts’ American the Beautiful arrangement and particularly concentrates on the questionable issue of society’s sexualisation of youngsters . This screening will happen at the Watershed on Monday 30 June as a feature of the Bristol Festival of Ideas and will offer a meeting session with the film’s chief.

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Address: Coldharbour Ln, Bristol BS16 1QY, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 117 965 6261
Website: www.uwe.ac.uk
Enrollment: 30,069 (2009)
Founded: 1970

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