St Albans Cathedral

St Albans Cathedral / Events / Thu 04 Mar 2021

Understanding Eating Disorders

Understanding Eating Disorders

Can Christian teaching and practice aid us in understanding eating disorders?
This talk, given during Eating Disorders Awareness Week, will integrate reflections on personal experience of eating disorders, contemporary research into eating disorders, and the study of Christian doctrine in order to discuss this question. We will consider whether Christianity might offer us useful language and concepts with which to speak about eating disorders, and how Christians might learn from, and engage with, discussions of eating disorders in medical and scientific contexts.

Attendees are welcome to join with or without video, and to step back from the talk at any point.

Event details

Speaker: Niamh Colbrook, University of Cambridge

Date and time: Thursday 4 March, 7.30-9pm. Participants will be able to join the event from 7.15pm.

Price: £10 (students £6)

Venue: Online via Zoom.

If you’d like to attend the event but are not free to join us live, please do buy a ticket and you’ll receive the joining details (in case your plans change) and an email detailing how to get in touch for a recording of the talk.

Joining on Zoom on the night

As this talk will be hosted over Zoom, participants will need access to a device which has audio in order to be able to hear. You can also join by dialling in using a telephone, but won't be able to see the speaker or any visual aids.

Instructions for joining the talk will be sent via email between 5-5.30pm on the day of the event. If you have not received these details by 5.30pm, please call 01727 890205.

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