Appearance Matters 8 (2018)

Centre for Appearance Research graphic

The eighth biennial Appearance Matters Conference took place at the historic Assembly Rooms in Bath, UK, from 12 to 14 June 2018. It was attended by delegates from around the world. The conference was sponsored by The Dove Self-Esteem Project and Cutting Edge Training.

Keynote speakers

We were delighted to be joined by three outstanding, world-leading, keynote speakers who inspired us with their insights into the world of body image and visible difference:

  • Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, University of Minnesota (USA) 
  • Dr James Partridge OBE, Changing Faces (UK) 
  • Professor Rebecca Puhl, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity (USA)

Visual maps

The talented Eleanor Beer joined us again to produce real-time graphic recordings of the presentations. Download a copy of the real-time graphic recordings.


Listen back to the Appearance Matters podcast for a taste of the Appearance Matters 8 conference.

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