Augmented Selves: Disability, Care and the Posthuman (Workshop, Leeds, 13 June 2017)

An afternoon workshop Tuesday June 13th, 12-5pm, Alumni Room, School of English, University of Leeds Join the Augmenting the Body project team for our final event of the 2016-2017 academic year: a half-day workshop featuring papers on microchimerism and temporality, transplantation and disability, psychostimulants and work. Programme: 12 noon-1pm: Lunch 1-2pm: Read more…

Conferences and Symposiums

The Chronic: Temporality, Care and Health Research (Symposium, Birkbeck University, 17 March 2016)

Supported by The Wellcome Trust, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, Independent Social Research Foundation and the Department of Psychosocial Studies Morning session (10am – 12.30pm) Room B04, 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD. Afternoon session (1.30pm – 5pm) Room B34, Malet Street main Building, London, WC1E 7HX. Torrington Square main entrance Free Read more…

Call for Papers

“Shifting Temporalities in Biomedicine” (CFP, International Summer School, Roscoff, France, 5–10 October 2013)

Call for Proposals International Summer School, 5-10 October 2013 in Roscoff (France) *Shifting Temporalities in Biomedicine* The meaning of medicine has been transformed over the course of the 20th century: it has become biomedicine on a molecular basis. Based on novel and partly disruptive technologies, biomedicine has ventured into new Read more…

Centre for Medical Humanities