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…

Jobs

RA Post to join ‘Changing (In)Fertilities’ Research Project at Cambridge (Closing date: 03 July 2018)

The Department of Sociology in the University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a Post-Doctoral Research Associate, to join the Wellcome Trust funded research project ‘Changing (In)fertilities’ co-directed by Professor Sarah Franklin and Professor Marcia Inhorn. The project is based within the Reproductive Sociology Research Group (ReproSoc) in the Cambridge Read more…

Call for Papers

“Language, Discourse and Mental Health” (call for book proposals, University of Exeter Press)

The editors are very pleased to announce the new book series “Language, Discourse and Mental Health” published with the University of Exeter Press. This book series is a unique resource to further knowledge and understanding of mental health from a pluralistically informed linguistic perspective. Using qualitative and quantitative approaches to 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…

Call for Papers

Substance Use and Abuse in the Long Nineteenth Century (CfP, Edge Hill University, 13-14 September 2018)

  This two-day interdisciplinary conference examines the changing roles of drugs and chemical substances in the history, literature and medical discourses of the long nineteenth century. Speakers include Professor Susan Zieger, University of California Riverside, Dr Noelle Plack, Newman University and Dr Douglas Small, University of Glasgow. ‘The body (follow me Read more…

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