Opportunities

Fully-Funded PhD Studentship in French and the Medical Humanities at Nottingham Trent University

PhD Studentship in French Literature/Culture (including cinema) with a focus on the Medical Humanities. Proposals investigating the following areas within this field are particularly welcome: representations of illness; disease; pain; trauma; disability; old age; mourning; care/caring/carer. A background in literary/critical theory is helpful. Specific qualifications include a 2:1 in French Read more…

Conferences and Symposiums

The Medicalization of Old Age (Participatory Event, Lancaster, 28 November 2013)

Lancaster University Centre for Ageing Research Ageing and Health: Breaking Down Boundaries  The Medicalization of Old Age Thursday November 28th 2013 This participatory event engages with Keynote speakers: Paul Higgs, Professor of the Sociology of Ageing, University College London Dr Joao Pedro De Magalhaes, Institute of Integrative Biology of Ageing, University of Liverpool.(tbc) Read more…

Thought Pieces

Winter Fires

Mike White writes: No-one understands participatory arts practice better than Francois Matarasso and he has just published a pocket-size reflection on art and agency in old age entitled Winter Fires.  This slim volume is cogent, congenially illustrated and available free of charge through The Baring Foundation website. The CMH invited Read more…

Centre for Medical Humanities