Call for Papers

Call for Papers: The Faces of Depression in Literature (Seminar, 7-10 March)

ACLA Conference 2019: Annual Meeting Georgetown University Organizer: Prof. Dr. Josefa Ros Velasco (Department of Romance Languages and Literature, Harvard University) The NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health) defines depression as a common but serious mood disorder that causes severe symptoms (asthenia, anhedonia, abulia, among many others) that affect how 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

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…

Conferences and Symposiums

Subjectivity, Self-Narratives and the History of Emotions Masterclass (Call for ECR Participants, University of Sussex, 16-18 January 2019)

  Where many History of Emotions studies have focused on norms and discourses, this event asks how we can explore how thoughts and feelings could be articulated, expressed and repressed through what is understood as individual subjectivities. This approach is crucial if we are to understand why people act in Read more…

Conferences and Symposiums

Epistemic Petrification Conference (Bristol, 2-3 July 2018)

Last chance to register for this conference, organised by Havi Carel (Bristol) and Robbie Duschinsky (Cambridge), which brings together philosophers, psychologists, and health professionals to explore epistemic failure and petrification. Against an idealised and de-contextualised image of human epistemology, the conference will examine the role of epistemic pathology and dysfunction in philosophy and Read more…

Conferences and Symposiums

Registration now open: 2nd NNMHR Congress (Conference, Leeds, 20-21 September 2018)

The Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research (NNMHR) was founded in 2013 with the purpose of connecting individuals and institutions working in this dynamic area of interdisciplinary research. The network numbers scholars, practitioners, health professionals, artists and health advocates amongst its members and held its first Congress at Durham University Read more…

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