The Stimulated Body and the Arts – The Nervous System and Nervousness in the History of Aesthetics Conference

‘The Stimulated Body and the Arts: The Nervous System and Nervousness in the History of Aesthetics’ International Interdisciplinary Conference Centre for the History of Medicine and Disease February 17 and 18 Hatfield College, Durham University, UK This conference will discuss the history of the relationship between aesthetics and medical understandings Read more…

Clive Parkinson Seminar 16 February

The Centre for Medical Humanities presents the first research seminar of 2011: The Brightly Coloured Bell Jar Clive Parkinson, Director of Arts for Health at Manchester Metropolitan University 5:15pm to 7:00pm, 16 February 2011, Birley Room, Hatfield College Doctors in England in 2005 wrote 29 million prescriptions for anti-depressant drugs, Read more…

Seminar on Feminist and Disability Theories

Theoretical Topographies of Physical Disability: Feminist and Disability Theories Dr Minae Inahara, University of Hull Wednesday 8th December 2010, 2-4pm Room 010, Geography Department This seminar has unfortunately been postponed. Organisers are working on rescheduling this seminar in the new year, using videoconferencing installations. Further details will be posted here Read more…

Mike and Mary Down Under 2

The story continues… After a lost weekend of local tourism and farewells to our conference chums, we headed south to Tasmania on Monday November 22nd. We arrived in Hobart accompanied by the strange sounds of unidentifiable birds. Our host, Jacquie Maginnis, of the charmingly named Department of Health and Human Read more…