Book Review

Our Bodies Belong to God: Organ Transplants, Islam and the Struggle for Human Dignity in Egypt – reviewed by Emily Goldsher-Diamond

‘Our Bodies Belong to God: Organ Transplants, Islam and the Struggle for Human Dignity in Egypt’ by Sherine Hamdy (University of California Press, 2012).    Transplanting the Political Organ: “Our Bodies Belong to God” Reviewed   In Our Bodies Belong to God: Organ Transplants, Islam and the Struggle for Human Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

‘Gifts of life, gifts of love’: Inaugural Lecture, Prof Ludmilla Jordanova (5 December, Durham 2013)

Inaugural Lecture: Gifts of life, gifts of love   Professor Ludmilla Jordanova 18.00-19.00, Trevelyan College, Durham University Ludmilla Jordanova will draw on her recent and current work on visual culture in both contemporary and historical settings to explore the complicated ideas around gifts. Examples will include materials generated in the Read more…

Centre for Medical Humanities