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Framing resistance: reflections on a documentary project

4 July 2023
By LUCÍA GUERRERO RIVIÈRE As part of my PhD research, I spent some of my time in Colombia working with MOCAO on a Wellcome-funded documentary about the organisation’s activities, ideas, and stories. Formed in 2019, MOCAO (Movimiento Contra las Agresiones Oculares del ESMAD, Movement against ocular aggressions from the ESMAD, the police squad to which [...]Continue reading...

Calls for a radical rethink of the way people die: the Lancet Commission on the Value of Death

28 March 2022

Project Leads: Robin Durie and Katrina Wyatt The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the ultimate medicalised death, with patients dying in intensive care with little communication with their families Technological and medical advances have fuelled the idea that science can defeat death, increasing the over-reliance on medical interventions, and further alienating communities Societies overwhelmingly prioritise avoiding […]

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