Seminars and Lectures

“Drawing as a Mode of Caring: Epigenetic Landscapes and Graphic Medicine” (Lecture, Leeds, 12 October 2017)

The University of Leeds Centre for Medical Humanities invites you to the Oakley Memorial Lecture in Medicine and the Arts, entitled ‘Drawing as a Mode of Caring: Epigenetic Landscapes and Graphic Medicine’. The lecture will be given by Susan Squier (Penn State), with a response by Professor Margit Shildrick (Linköping University). The event will be Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

Ethics, Robotics and Rehabilitation Technologies (Seminar, Leeds, Thursday 18th May 2017)

Augmenting the Body: Disability, Bodily Extensions, Care, and the Posthuman, is an interdisciplinary Medical Humanities Project at the University of Leeds. As part of a series of workshops, Heather Draper and Tom Sorell (University of Warwick) will be presenting on Ethics, Robotics and Rehabilitation Technologies Rehabilitation covers a wide range of activities and Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

Dementia and the Body-Subject: The Margins of Agency in Philosophy and Literature (Public lecture, Newcastle University, 8 March 2017)

Dr Liz Barry (University of Warwick) will be the guest speaker in the School of English at Newcastle University, as part of the Visiting Speaker series. Her lecture will take place on Wednesday 8th March, 5-6:30pm in Room 1.19, Percy Building, Newcastle University, NE1 7RU. Dr Barry’s paper will discuss Read more…

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“Academic primary health care: an interdisciplinary endeavour” (Public lecture, Stockton-On-Tees, 26 April 2017)

Durham University’s Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing is pleased to announce that this year’s Wolfson Annual Lecture will be given by Professor Trish Greenhalgh, Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences at Oxford University. Her lecture will review progress in primary health care as an academic discipline from the 1960s Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

‘The Good Story? Arabella Kurtz in conversation with Angela Woods,’ Palace Green Library, 17 November 2016 from 5:30-7:30pm

‘The Good Story? Arabella Kurtz in conversation with Angela Woods: Exploring a narrative approach to trauma’ Wolfson Gallery, Palace Green Library 17 November 2016, 5:30-7:30 Why do we feel the need to transform our experiences into a more or less coherent story? Is life inherently narrative or is narrative rather a means Read more…

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