Face transplants, history, emotion & identity

AboutFace is an interdisciplinary research project exploring the emotional and cultural histories of facial difference, surgery and transplantation. More about us


  • Welcome

    Hello and welcome to the AboutFace blog. As the project PI, I am delighted to share this UKRI promotional video...

  • AboutFace launch

    We are pleased to share Barry Gibb’s short film of the recent AboutFace launch. More updates soon – do follow...

  • AboutFace Launch Introduction

    We are delighted to share this video of Universities Minister Chris Skidmore, supporting the launch of AboutFace in October 2019....

We are putting together an edited collections on the themes of emotions, ethics and using historical images, and welcome potential contributions. Email aboutface-project@york.ac.uk for more information.

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