Curating the Medical Humanities: a one-day workshop at Birkbeck, University of London (13 September 2018)

Thursday 13th September, 9.30am – 6pm Curating the Medical Humanities considers some of the key ethical, intellectual and practical challenges involved in curating medical humanities exhibitions, particularly in relation to questions of audience, accessibility, participation and public engagement. The workshop developed out of the organisers’ experiences curating the exhibition Mr A Moves in Read more…

“Qui a peur des humanités médicales ?”/ “Who’s afraid of medical humanities?” (Workshop, Paris, 18 June 2018)

Le projet Paré at Sorbonne University is organising a one-day workshop on June 18th 2018, with talks in both English and French. Speakers include Angela Woods (Durham University) : “Collaboration in the Critical Medical Humanities”, Hervé Chneiweiss (CNRS, président du comité d’éthique de l’INSERM): “L’éthique à l’ère de la médecine génomique” and Laurens de 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…

Reminder: Deadline for Registration to Narrative Medicine Workshop (Mainz, Germany, 12-14 January 2018)

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany, will host a three-day workshop (January 12-14, 2018) on “Narrative Medicine” with core faculty from the Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University. The workshop is based on Rita Charon’s concept of Narrative Medicine. Alternating between plenary lectures and small-group seminars, the faculty will engage Read more…