In the talk “When Hospice Isn’t a ‘Choice’: Disregard, Care and End of Life on the American Periphery” Dr. Devin Flaherty discusses the peculiar role of hospice care on the island of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands—and its tragic, deleterious consequences for older adults nearing the end of life there. This talk takes place on Tuesday 28th of February 2023 and is organized by the Globalizing Palliative Care research project and the Leiden University Medical Anthropology Network (LUMAN) and hosted at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology.
This talk is open and free for all. More information can be found on the event page.
Date: 28 February 2023
Time: 15:00 – 16:30, followed by drinks
Place: Room 5A.29, Pieter de la Court Building (Wassenaarseweg 52, Leiden)