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Is facial prejudice the last taboo? – University of Reading

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Is facial prejudice the last taboo?

We are all exposed to a visual diet that tells us that our happiness and success depend on our facial looks. James Partridge, founder of the charity Changing Faces, was severely injured in a car fire at the age of 18. He has since worked tirelessly to support people with unusual-looking faces and to raise awareness of our unconscious prejudice against facial disfigurement. He will share his inspiring story of challenging society to stop taking people at ‘face value’.

Event information

Date

20 November 2018

Time

19:30

Location

Van Emden lecture theatre, Edith Morley building, Whiteknights campus

Contact

languages@reading.ac.uk

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