Farewell to the CMH Blog

Founding Editor Angela Woods writes… It’s the end of era! Eight years and over 2500 posts later, the Centre for Medical Humanities blog is shutting up shop. In it’s place and launching tomorrow, Thursday 14 September, a new site called The Polyphony  will publish essays, reviews and provocations from across Read more…

Four New Project Shorts published for Working Knowledge: practical resources for anyone involved in interdisciplinary research

Following a British Academy and Wellcome-funded workshop on Collaboration in the Critical Medical Humanities held in Durham in September 2017, four new Project Shorts have just been published as part of Working Knowledge, a collection of practical resources developed 3 years ago by Hearing the Voice for anyone interested in Read more…

Anti-biosis? – Social and Cultural Inquiries into Human-Microbe Relations (CfP, Palgrave Communications, Deadline extended til May)

Palgrave Communications – the multidisciplinary, open access journal published by Palgrave Macmillan – is currently inviting article proposals and full papers for a new research article collection. ‘Anti-biosis? – Interdisciplinary Approaches to Microbe-Human Relations’ will be edited by Professor Steve Hinchliffe (University of Exeter, UK), Professor Clare Chandler (London School Read more…

Call for Creative Work (Translating Chronic Pain)

The AHRC-funded research network Translating Chronic Pain: A Critical and Creative Research Network is an eighteen month interdisciplinary critical/creative project based at Lancaster University. Our goal is to bring together people living with persistent pain, representatives from pain charities, creative writers, academics, and medical practitioners. We aim to better represent chronic pain experience by Read more…

Feminist Encounters: A Journal of Critical Studies in Culture and Politics (CfP, abstracts deadline 01 Feb 2018)

The Medical Humanities seeks to create lively dialogue between the humanities and social sciences, and medical understandings of health, wellbeing and the body. Recent work in the Medical Humanities has highlighted the need to draw on critical perspectives, including feminist thought, to develop more nuanced understandings of the ways in Read more…

Anti-biosis? – Interdisciplinary Approaches to Microbe-Human Relations (CfP, Palgrave Communications)

Palgrave Communications – the multidisciplinary, open access journal published by Palgrave Macmillan – is currently inviting article proposals and full papers for a new research article collection. ‘Anti-biosis? – Interdisciplinary Approaches to Microbe-Human Relations’ will be edited by Professor Steve Hinchliffe (University of Exeter, UK), Professor Clare Chandler (London School Read more…

Socioeconomic Factors and Mental Health: Past and Present (CfP, Palgrave Communications)

  Palgrave Communications – the multidisciplinary, open access journal published by Palgrave Macmillan – is currently inviting article proposals and full papers for a new research article collection. ‘Socioeconomic Factors and Mental Health: Past and Present’ will be edited by Professor Matthew Smith and Dr Lucas Richert (University of Strathclyde, Read more…