Call for Papers

Deadline Extended – Fashionable Diseases: Medicine, Literature and Culture, ca. 1660-1832 (CfP, Newcastle, July 2014)

An International Interdisciplinary Conference Newcastle and Northumbria Universities 3rd – 5th July 2014 Keynote speakers include: Professor Helen Deutsch, ‘Diseases of Writing’. University of California, Los Angeles. Author of Resemblance and Disgrace: Alexander Pope and the Deformation of Culture Dr David Shuttleton, ‘The Fashioning of Fashionable Diseases in the Eighteenth Read more…

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French Autopathography: Disability, Disease and Disorders from First-Person Perspectives (CfP, Belfast, November 2014)

Keynote Speaker: Dr Hannah Thompson (Royal Holloway, University of London) Coinciding with the rise in cases of cancer and AIDS from the 1980s onwards, the modern outbreak of patient-authored narratives of ill-health or incapacity has provided fresh perspectives to complement traditional medical literature and third-person illness narratives. Known as autopathographies, Read more…

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Co-Producing Knowledge on Health, Wellbeing and Place through Participatory Research (CfP session at the RGS 2014 Conference, London 26-29 August 2014)

Royal Geographic Society (with IBG) Annual International Conference Geographies of co-production London, Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 August 2014 Call for Papers for a session entitled: Co-Producing Knowledge on Health, Wellbeing and Place through Participatory Research Session Sponsor: Geography of Health Research Group This session will bring together researchers who Read more…

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