Programm Tag 1, 14. Juli

8:00 – 9:00Registrierung und Erfrischungen
9:00 – 9:30Grußwort und Eröffnungsrede
9:30 – 10:30 Keynote speaker: Dr. Doris Liebscher, Ombuds Office for the Berlin State Anti-Discrimination Law at the State Office for Equal Treatment Against Discrimination, Germany. “Legal protection against weight discrimination – perspectives from the practical work with GETA (General Equal Treatment Act) and SAL Berlin (State Antidiscrimination Law Berlin)”
10:30 – 10:45Pause
10:45 – 12:00Oral presentations, Theme 1 (Policy/Legislation)
Stephanie von Liebenstein, Gesellschaft gegen Gewichtsdiskriminierung e. V., Germany. “Is fatness a disability? A short introduction to fatness, discrimination, and law"
Natalie Rosenke, Gesellschaft gegen Gewichtsdiskriminierung e. V., Germany. “Touchstones: Making fat rights a core issue in the run-up to elections”
Tigress Osborn, NAAFA USA. “US fat rights laws: Updates on pending legislation and future pursuits"
Soheila Hosseini, Sepide Etemadi, Islamic Azad University, Iran. “A comparison of employment laws for fat people in Asian and European organizations: the legal differences”
12:00 – 13:30Mittagessen
13:30 – 14:30Oral presentations, Theme 2 (Medical/Healthcare)
Veronika Merklein, Artist, Vienna, Austria. “Geht ein fetter Mensch zum Arzt/Ärztin…“ ("When a fat person goes to the doctor…“)
Michelle Oldale, Open University, UK. “The right to size affirmative therapy: the impact of micro/macro-aggressions and therapist criticality in psychotherapy with fat clients ”
Lisa Moura, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “The (un)health care of fat people in Brazil: a socio-anthropological analysis of the Health Department's clinical guidelines”
Angela Meadows, University of Essex, UK. “Canada's new Clinical Practice Guidelines: How vested interests are shaping the narrative”
14:30 – 14:45Pause
14:45 – 15:45Breakout Sessions 1
Katie Greenall & Rachel Vogler, UK. “‘Gimme more! Gimme more! Gimme more!’: What can fat performance teach us about creating community?”
Dorothee Jankuhn , Larger Living Coaching, Germany. “Self-defence against diet-culture doctors”
15:45 – 16:15Pause mit Erfrischungen
16:15 – 17:15Breakout Sessions 2
Kimberly Dark, Writer and scholar, California State University, USA. “Fat, Pretty and Soon to be Old - and the role of storytelling in social sciences"
Sofia Apostolidou, Magdalena Hutter, University of Potsdam, Germany and Concordia University, Canada. “"To be seen as that": Fat Representation and Visuality”
17:15 – 17:30Pause
17:30 – 18:30Keynote speaker: Dr. Asher Larmie, General Practitioner and Activist, UK. "Trust me, I'm a doctor: The untold harms of medical weight stigma"
18:30 – 20:00Poster Session und Empfang

Programm Tag 2, 15. Juli

8:30 – 9:00Erfrischungen
9:00 – 10:00Keynote speaker, Dr. Hannele Harjunen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. “Fat bodies as anti-neoliberal bodies”
10:00 – 10:15 Pause
10:15 – 11:30Oral presentations, Theme 3 (Everyday Weight Stigma)
Lara Kronenbitter, Sophia Aalders, Miriam Meksem, Janne Schleifer, Steffen Beigang, Deutsches Zentrum für Intergrations und Migrationsforschung Berlin, Germany. “Fat, normal, slim, overweight? Self-description and external descriptions for body weight”
Hugh Bidstrup, Leah Brennan, Leah Kaufmann, Xochitl de la Piedad Garcia, Australian Catholic University, La Trobe University, Centre for Eating, Weight, and Body Image, Australia. “Weight stigma in everyday life: A systematic review of the findings and methodological features of studies using ecological momentary assessment methods, and suggestions for future research”
Lauren Breithaupt, Paige Trojanowski, Sonakshi Negi, Joseph Wonderlich, Macy Turley, Sarah Fischer, Harvard University, USA. “Lack of guilt, shame, and remorse following weight stigma expression captured using real-time assessment”
Judith Pape, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Germany. “Stigmatization experiences of higher-weight parents: Managing steretoypes and expectations”
Cecilia Prieto, Linda Bauld, Nicola Boydell, Jeni Harden, University of Edinburgh, UK. ““I thought I was normal”: Embodiment and weight stigma experiences in Chilean children”
Sepehr Khosravi, California State University, USA. “Qualitative study of body image and culture among Iranian-Americans”
Kiki Fornero, Dena Hassouneh, Martha Driessnack, Rana Halabi Najjar, Linfield University, Oregon Health & Science University, USA. “Recognizing weight stigma experiences as trauma”
11:30 – 11:45 Pause
11:45 – 12:45Breakout Sessions 3
Cameryn Moore, Performer/Playwright, Germany. “Muse: An experimental in storytelling and life drawing”
Mäks Roßmöller, Therapist, Somatic Practitioner, Germany. “Fat embodiment as birthright”
12:45 – 14:15Mittagessen
14:15 – 15:30Oral presentations, Theme 4 (Theoretical foundations)
Medicine, structural stigma, and pathologization: A new approach toward studying and fighting weight stigma
Rowan Hildebrand-Chupp, UC San Diego, USA. "What can the formal demedicalization of same-sex sexuality tell us about how to eliminate structural weight stigma? A historical case study"
Rachel Fox, UC San Diego, USA. "Stigma in practice: Weight stigma as justification for medical intervention"
Katherine Gershfeld, Corinne Grady, Quinnipiac University, USA. "The challenges of depathologizing fatness in a weight-centered medical school curriculum"
Kathleen Self, St Lawrence University, USA. “Weight stigma and sin: discourses of morality women’s weight-loss memoirs”
Kathryn Flegal , Center of Disease Control, USA. “The obesity wars. BMI, Big Pharma, and Bad Science”
15:30 – 15:45 Pause
15:45 – 16:45Oral presentations, Theme 5 (Activism and Interventions)
Laura Contrera, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. “Political subjects, subjects of rights: The influence of Trans activism on Argentinean demands for fat depathologisation”
Maria Clara de Moraes Prata Gaspar, Ursula Verthein, University of Barcelona, Spain. “”You deserve to be spat on, to be abused, you are something bad". Fat activism in Brazil and Spain: Stigma, rights and health”
Lily O’Hara, Rayan Sheik, Usra Elshaikh, Tharaa Alshammari, Roudha Al-Baker and Asmaa Al-Qahtani, Qatar University, Qatar. “Be Body Positive facilitator training program enhances experience of embodiment, self-compassion, and resilience to weight-based oppression in female undergraduate students in Arab Gulf region: A mixed methods study”
Carlie Pendleton, Goldsmiths University, UK. “”Don’t assume I’m a failed heterosexual”: Negotiating fat lesbian identities and activism in Britain”
Lene Meyer, Inger Bols, Interdisciplinary Association for Equity in Health in Denmark, Denmark. “Why we founded the Interdisciplinary Association for Equity in Health in Denmark”
Melisa Salazar, Anti-discrimination Association of Germany, Germany. “Weight discrimination: Raising awareness and improving the data situation”
16:45 – 17:00Preisverleihung für das beste Poster/den besten Vortrag und Schluss