Call for Papers

Making the cut? Scientific Possibilities and Ethical, Legal and Social Implications and Challenges in Genome-Editing (Call for Papers, Palgrave Communications)

Palgrave Communications – the multi and interdisciplinary, open access journal published by Palgrave Macmillan, part of Springer Nature – is currently inviting article proposals and full papers for a new research article series, entitled ‘Making the cut? Scientific Possibilities and Ethical, Legal and Social Implications and Challenges in Genome-Editing’. This is being edited Read more…

Call for Papers

Challenging Medical Knowledge Translation – Convergence and Divergence of Translation across Epistemic and Cultural Boundaries (Call for Abstracts, Palgrave Communications)

Palgrave Communications – the multi and interdisciplinary, open access journal published by Palgrave Macmillan, part of Springer Nature – is currently inviting article proposals and full papers for a new research article series, entitled ‘Challenging Medical Knowledge Translation’. This is being edited by Professor John Ødemark (Associate Professor of Cultural History and Cultural Read more…

Events

Curating the Medical Humanities: a one-day workshop at Birkbeck, University of London (13 September 2018)

Thursday 13th September, 9.30am – 6pm Curating the Medical Humanities considers some of the key ethical, intellectual and practical challenges involved in curating medical humanities exhibitions, particularly in relation to questions of audience, accessibility, participation and public engagement. The workshop developed out of the organisers’ experiences curating the exhibition Mr A Moves in Read more…

Call for Papers

What Guns Mean: The Symbolic Lives of Firearms (CfP, Palgrave Communications)

Palgrave Communications – the multi and interdisciplinary, open access journal published by Palgrave Macmillan, part of Springer Nature – is currently inviting article proposals and full papers for a new research article collection, entitled ‘What Guns Mean: The Symbolic Lives of Firearms’. The collection is being edited by Professor Jonathan M Metzl (Frederick Read more…

Call for Papers

Curating Health: Graphic Medicine And Visual Representations of Illness (CfP, Stockholm University, 3-4 December 2018)

The Nordic Network for Gender, Body, Health in collaboration with the Division for Gender Studies, Stockholm University CALL FOR PAPERS for the international conference CURATING HEALTH: GRAPHIC MEDICINE AND VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF ILLNESS     Place: Stockholm University Date: Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th December 2018   Keynote Speakers: Prof. Read more…

Conference Review

‘Found Performance’: Reflections on an undisciplinary symposium exploring aesthetic methodologies in health care and medicine

‘Found Performance’: An undisciplinary symposium exploring aesthetic methodologies in health care and medicine. Studio Theatre, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, June 15th 2018. Report by co-chairs Alex Mermikides and Stuart Wood What happens if we approach sites of medicine or health care as if they are already in performance? Asking Read more…

Conference Review

On Knowledge in the Medical Humanities: Reflections from the Association of Medical Humanities Conference in Sofia, Bulgaria (27-29 June, 2018)

Maryam Golafshani writes: Last week I attended the Association of Medical Humanities’ annual conference. The conference was hosted at the Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria with the theme of ‘Shadows and Ashes’ derived from the Roman poet Horace’s famous description of humans as ‘pulvis et umbra sumus’. The conference opened Read more…

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