Distortion in Human Creativity and Distortion in Human Communication: the art of Stanley Spencer as case-study (Public Lecture, Durham, 05 March 2018)

Durham University’s Institute of Advanced Study presents a public lecture by IAS Fellow Professor Nigel Rapport (University of St Andrews): Distortion in Human Creativity and Distortion in Human Communication: the art of Stanley Spencer as case-study. Why did Stanley Spencer distort the human figure in those paintings that he deemed Read more…

Illness and Language (Chaplaincy workshop, Oxford, 21 March 2018)

“Illness and Language”* is a knowledge exchange event funded by Wellcome, designed to promote dialogue between multi-faith chaplains working at Oxford University Hospitals and academics interested in religious themes within medical humanities.   Programme 9-9:40 Professor Jane Macnaughton ‘Listening to what is not said: intersubjective relations in the clinical consultation’ Read more…

Childhood Adversity and Chronic Disease: Risks, Mechanisms and Resilience (Symposium, Cambridge, 28-29 March 2018)

The Applied Social Science Research Group at the University of Cambridge are pleased to announce their annual symposium, ‘Childhood Adversity and Chronic Disease: Risks, Mechanisms and Resilience’, Cambridge, 28th and 29th March 2018. Professors Greg Miller and Edith Chen, from Northwestern University (USA), will provide lectures addressing their findings that children who are exposed Read more…

Marginalised mothers: health communication and maternal health in East Africa, 1920-2017 (public lecture, York, 19 Feb 2018)

The Centre for Global Health Histories (CGHH) at the University of York warmly invites you to a public lecture on 19 February: Marginalised mothers: health communication and maternal health in East Africa, 1920-2017, presented by Dr Shane Doyle (University of Leeds). The lecture will take place on Monday 19 February 2018, in The Treehouse, Read more…