8. International Weight Stigma Conference, Berlin

Stephanie Von Liebenstein Announcement
Subject Fields
Sociology, Public Health, Psychology, Law and Legal History, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The Annual International Weight Stigma Conference is an interdisciplinary event that brings together scholars and practitioners from a range of backgrounds (e.g., humanities, public health, government and public policy, psychology, medicine, sociology, anthropology, allied health professions, education, sports and exercise science, social sciences, media studies, business, law, activism, and the lay public) to consider research, policy, rhetoric and practice around the issue of weight stigma.

This year’s event centers around the following themes:

Theme 1: Law and Policy 

Theme 2: Medical/Healthcare 

Theme 3: Everyday Weight Stigma 

Theme 4: Theoretical Foundations 

Theme 5: Activism and Interventions 

All themes are approached from various interdisciplinary angles and by researchers from all over the world. More on the conference and its programme: www.weightstigmaconference.com, or for information in German: www.wsc2022.de. 

Registration is now open. Bursaries and travel stipends are available. 



Contact Information

Project management in Germany

Stephanie von Liebenstein (she/her) 


Website www.weightstigmaconference.com

Stephanie von Liebenstein (she/her)

Vice president 

Gesellschaft gegen Gewichtsdiskriminierung e. V. (Association against Weight Discrimination)

C/o Antidiskriminierungsverband Deutschland (advd)

Lychener Str. 76

10437 Berlin

E-Mail: info@gewichtsdiskriminierung.de


Website: www.gewichtsdiskriminierung.de




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