7th Southgate Oration - Dr Mirai Chatterjee - 22 October 2015
The 7th Southgate Oration was recently held on 22 October 2015. The Orator, Dr Mira Chatterjee, is the Director of the Social Security Team at the Self-Employed Women’s Association, (SEWA). She is responsible for SEWA’s health care, child care and insurance programmes. She is currently Chairperson of the National Insurance VimoSEWA Cooperative Ltd and actively involved with the Lok Swasthya Health Cooperative, of which she is a founder. Both cooperatives are promoted by SEWA. She joined SEWA in 1984 and was its General Secretary after its Founder, Ela Bhatt.
View the 7th Southgate Oration Flyer (PDF 623KB)
Watch the video of the presentation
View Dr Mirai Chatterjee presentation (PDF 90KB)
The previous Journal Club titled 'Research using policy theory to understand policy processes affecting health and health equity' was held on Tuesday, 25 August 2015.
Please download the readings for this Journal Club
Paper 1 (PDF 351KB) and
Paper 2 (PDF 131KB)
The recent Policy Club titled 'Creating a Healthy University Workplace' was held on Thursday 18 June 2015. Speakers for this event included:
Professor Raewyn Connell, University of Sydney, Jeannie Rea, National President, NTEU,
Dr Clare McCarty, School of Education, Flinders University, Professor Fran Baum, Director Southgate Institute, Flinders University, and Professor Michael Kidd, Executive Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University.
Please click here to view the recording.
To view Professor Fran Baum's presentation, please click
Prof Fran Baum PPT (PDF 2MB) .
To view Jeannie Rae's presentation, please click
Jeannie Rae PPT (PDF 2MB) .
For any queries, please contact Dr Angela Lawless.
The previous Journal Club titled 'How do we understand health and illness? Examining research that considers the social influences’ was held on Tuesday, 9 June 2015.
Please download the readings for this Journal Club Paper 1 Journal Club (PDF 79KB) and Paper 2 - Lifestyle as a choice of necessity (PDF 156KB)
The most recent Theory Club titled 'Regulating The Body' was held on Tuesday 19 May 2015. This event was chaired by Professor Colin MacDougall, Discipline of Public Health and Member of the Southgate Institute for Health Society & Equity Executive Committee. Guest presenters were Professor Murray Drummond, Dr Darlene McNaughton and Dr David Hunter.
To view Professor Murray Drummond's presentation please click
Masculinities and Body Image (PDF 3MB)
To view Dr Darlene McNaughton's presentation please click
Cultural Assumptions ... (PDF 2MB)
To view Dr David Hunter's presentation, please click
The ethics of regulating the body (PDF 167KB)
Launch of the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence on Social Determinants of Health Equity: Policy research on the social determinants of health equity
The Hon Julia Gillard launched the NHMRC CRE on Social Determinants of Health Equity on Friday, 24 April 2015. To view the recording of the launch, please click here. The Hon Julia Gillard's speech is available here
HonJuliaGillardSpeech@CREhealthequity (PDF 201KB) .
The Southgate Policy Symposium
The Southgate Policy Symposium titled: Action to improve health equity: Ways to create a sustainable revenue base' was held on Friday, 24 April 2015.
Please click here to view the recording.
Professor Ron Labonte's presentation is available
here (PDF 2MB)
SDOHA - Achieving health equity through action on social determinants: challenges and opportunities in Australian health policy
This event was held on Thursday 7 May 2015, at The Brassey Hotel, Belmore Gardens & Macquarie Street, Barton ACT. For further information please see their website. http://socialdeterminants.org.au/
The Southgate Journal Club assists researchers to conduct and publish good quality research relevant to the social determinants of health.
The Journal Club provides a forum for researchers to come together and participate in active discussion, to analyse recent literature in a critical way, examine methodological approaches, and consider lessons and insights for writing our own papers.
The most recent Journal Club was held on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 at 12.15pm - 1.30pm.
Please download the readings from this Journal Club
1st reading Journal Club (PDF 104KB) and
2nd reading Journal Club (PDF 135KB)
Please contact Dr Toni Delany if you have any queries.