Call for Papers

The Postgraduate Journal of Medical Humanities 2018: Call for Papers (deadline 15 March 2018)

The PJMH: The Postgraduate Journal of Medical Humanities, based at the University of Exeter’s Centre for Medical History, is now accepting submissions for articles and book reviews for its fifth edition. The journal, an online interdisciplinary publication authored and edited by postgraduate students, will be publishing professional peer-reviewed research and book Read more…

Arts in Health

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…

Call for Papers

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…

Call for Papers

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…

Call for Papers

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…

Announcements

*NEW DATE* Medical and Metaphorical Wounds from the Middle Ages to the Boer War (CfP, London, 16-17 March 2018)

Wounds and their meaning have differed over time: from the holy wounds of Christ, wounds associated with leprosy and plague, and healed wounds manifesting in scars and permanent disfigurement. The conception and function of wounds as religious symbols, medical signs or metaphorical devices has depended on social and historical contexts. Read more…

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