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…

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…

Seminars and Lectures

Altogether Immune: Modernism and Immunology (Talk, Durham, 28 June 2018)

Dr Maebh Long (Senior Lecturer, University of Waikato, New Zealand) will be presenting a paper entitled Altogether Immune: Modernism and Immunology, which is part of an exciting new research project that is pressing the boundaries of Modernist Studies and the Medical Humanities in fascinating ways. Her talk will take place at 16.00 on Thursday, 28 June 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…

Conference Review

2018 International Health Humanities Consortium Conference, Stanford: A snapshot and two questions (Review by Emily Troscianko, University of Oxford)

In late April, the 2018 International Health Humanities Consortium Conference happened in the palm-treed glamour of the Stanford Medical School. It was my first major medical/health humanities conference, and I was really encouraged to see how much is happening in this field in the US. There were panel sessions introducing Read more…

Workshops

“Qui a peur des humanités médicales ?”/ “Who’s afraid of medical humanities?” (Workshop, Paris, 18 June 2018)

Le projet Paré at Sorbonne University is organising a one-day workshop on June 18th 2018, with talks in both English and French. Speakers include Angela Woods (Durham University) : “Collaboration in the Critical Medical Humanities”, Hervé Chneiweiss (CNRS, président du comité d’éthique de l’INSERM): “L’éthique à l’ère de la médecine génomique” and Laurens de Read more…

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