Dr Samuel Brookfield – Developing a posthumanist model of 'Extended Recovery' for harmful drug use

Event date
Tuesday 11th October 2022
Event time
1:00 PM
Event address
Online event



Online event
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Contact for enquiries 

Rata Joseph, +61 (2) 9385 0900 or info@kirby.unsw.edu.au



This seminar presents analysis from an ethnographic study with people engaging in recovery from harmful methamphetamine use. Their experiences are used to interrogate the ideas underpinning contemporary neoliberal understandings of agency, disease, and addiction, and work towards an alternative model of 'Extended Recovery' based in extended health and posthumanist theory.


Dr Samuel Brookfield  

Dr Samuel Brookfield
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Queensland, School of Public Health

Samuel Brookfield is a postdoctoral research fellow at the UQ School of Public Health after recently completing his ethnographic PhD research on recovery from harmful methamphetamine use. His research agenda is aimed towards improving health care for marginalised populations through understanding complex experiences of health and illness.


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