The Black/Grey Box of Expertise in Professional Practice

Tuesday, 21 July, 2015 - 17:30

The Health Communication Research Unit (HCRU)Medical Humanities at WiSER, the Humanities Postgraduate Centre and the Faculty of Humanities invite you to a PUBLIC LECTURE by
 
SRIKANT SARANGI
Professor in Humanities & Medicine, as well as Director of the Danish Institute of Humanities & Medicine (DIHM), Aalborg University, Denmark, and Honorary Professor at Cardiff University, UK.
 
“The Black/Grey Box of Expertise in Professional Practice”
 
Background: Professional expertise in the healthcare sector is multi-layered. How does one manage domains of uncertainty with respect to the ethos of expertise/knowledge as they manifest in professional practice? This lecture reflects on the challenges faced by outsider communication researchers with different epistemological upbringings when studying professional practice.
 
DateTuesday, 21 July 2015
 
Time17:30 for 18:00
 
Venue:  WiSER Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Richard Ward Building, East Campus, University of the Witwatersrand. 
 
 
This event is co-hosted by the Health Communication Research Unit (HCRU)Medical Humanities at WiSER, the Humanities Postgraduate Centre and the Faculty of Humanities, University of the Witwatersrand.