In the shadow of occupation; racism, shame and grief


In Freud’s seminal paper on mourning and melancholia (1917) he stated that ‘the shadow of the object fell upon the ego’ (p249). This poetic phrase, which refers to the difficulty a person may have in relinquishing a... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Lindsey Nicholls (Brunel University, London)
  2. Michelle Elliot (School of Health Sciences, Division of Occupational Therapy and Arts Therapies, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Scotland)

Topic Areas

Horizon 2020 and occupational therapy / science research , Education / Research / Professional Challenges , Social inequality , Community society gender, culture , Research methods , Curriculum development , Multiprofessional issues in practice, research and education


OS - 11D » Occupational Science (09:00 - Sunday, 19th June, Kirwan Theatre)