Speaker Profile:

Dr Dieter Declercq

Senior Lecturer in Film and Media, Co-Director Centre for Health and Medical Humanities, University of Kent

Dieter has a background in Literature & Linguistics, Philosophy and Film & Media. In his research, he investigates the important contributions of popular media and aesthetic activity to our lives, health and wellbeing. He has a particular interest in comedy, satire and play. He is passionate about collaborating with artists, professionals and researchers from a variety of backgrounds. He co-hosts Conversations about Arts, Humanities, and Health: a webinar-podcast series that fosters meaningful connections between humanities and medicine.