"Join broadcaster Claudia Hammond for a panel discussion as she explores whether difficulties in relaxing are anything new. Sociologist Judy Wajcman will address some digital myths, sociologist Des Fitzgerald will ask where cities got their stressful reputation and historian Ayesha Nathoo will look back to the early 20th century to trace the roots of our search for methods of relaxation"
Judy Wajcman, Anthony Giddens Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics
Ayesha Nathoo, medical historian, University of Exeter
Des Fitzgerald, Lecturer in Sociology, Cardiff University
Facilitator: Claudia Hammond, Hubbub Associate Director and BBC Radio 4 presenter
This event is FREE. Book tickets from 28th August.
Information extracted from "Wellcome Collection" Sep-Nov 2015 brochure, for booking and more information, please visit the Wellcome Collection website here.
Image credit: Anthea Sieveking/Wellcome Images