Seminars and Lectures

Altogether Immune: Modernism and Immunology (Talk, Durham, 28 June 2018)

Dr Maebh Long (Senior Lecturer, University of Waikato, New Zealand) will be presenting a paper entitled Altogether Immune: Modernism and Immunology, which is part of an exciting new research project that is pressing the boundaries of Modernist Studies and the Medical Humanities in fascinating ways. Her talk will take place at 16.00 on Thursday, 28 June Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

Crossing the (B)order of Immersion: Phantasmal Intersubjectivity, Co-Presence and the Emersivity of Literary Characters (Seminar, Durham, 23 May 2018)

The next Inventions of the Text seminar will take place on Wednesday 23 May, at 17.30 in the Seminar Room of the Department of English Studies (Hallgarth House, 77 Hallgarth Street, Durham DH1 3AY). Dr Marco Bernini (Durham) will be giving a paper titled: Crossing the (B)order of Immersion: Phantasmal Intersubjectivity, Co-Presence and the Read more…

PGR/ECR Network

“Ceaseless is Madame’s fight against the ravages of Old Man Time”: Ageing and Agelessness in Interwar Britain (Talk, Durham, 22 May 2018)

Associate Professor of Medical Humanities, James Stark (University of Leeds) will be joining the Postgraduate and ECR Network at Durham’s Centre for Medical Humanities, to give a talk on his work for the AHRC-funded Endless Possibilities of Rejuvenation project. Examining how our attitudes towards ageing and rejuvenation changed in the Read more…

PGR/ECR Network

‘“Ceaseless is Madame’s fight against the ravages of Old Man Time”: Ageing and Agelessness in Interwar Britain’ (Talk, Durham University, 22 May 2018)

The CMH Postgraduate and ECR Network is pleased to invite you to its next meeting, when Dr James Stark (University of Leeds) will be giving a talk: ‘“Ceaseless is Madame’s fight against the ravages of Old Man Time”: Ageing and Agelessness in Interwar Britain’. The meeting takes place on Tuesday 22 Read more…

Events

Whose stories? Sharing the authorship of medical histories of the First World War (Public event, Exeter, 26 April 2018)

Exeter University’s Centre for Medical History and Exeter Local History Society present Stories of Exeter’s War Hospitals 1914-1919, an event including talks, an exhibition and a reception. The event starts at 5.30pm at the front entrance of Reed Hall, Exeter University, with the unveiling of a heritage plaque commemorating the use of Reed Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

Distortion in Human Creativity and Distortion in Human Communication: the art of Stanley Spencer as case-study (Public Lecture, Durham, 05 March 2018)

Durham University’s Institute of Advanced Study presents a public lecture by IAS Fellow Professor Nigel Rapport (University of St Andrews): Distortion in Human Creativity and Distortion in Human Communication: the art of Stanley Spencer as case-study. Why did Stanley Spencer distort the human figure in those paintings that he deemed Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

Marginalised mothers: health communication and maternal health in East Africa, 1920-2017 (public lecture, York, 19 Feb 2018)

The Centre for Global Health Histories (CGHH) at the University of York warmly invites you to a public lecture on 19 February: Marginalised mothers: health communication and maternal health in East Africa, 1920-2017, presented by Dr Shane Doyle (University of Leeds). The lecture will take place on Monday 19 February 2018, in The Treehouse, Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

Arts of Breath – series of lecture-performances organised by Life of Breath project (Durham, Nov 2017 – March 2018)

The Life of Breath Project is pleased to announce ‘Arts of Breath’, a series of lecture-performances exploring the role of breath in poetry, fiction, singing, dance and visual art. All events will take place in Durham. For more information see individual event pages below, or contact Sarah McLusky. Wed 15 Nov 2017: Read more…

Centre for Medical Humanities