Second Congress of the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research (CfP, Leeds, 20-21 September 2018)

  The Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research (NNMHR) was founded in 2013 with the purpose of connecting individuals and institutions working in this dynamic area of interdisciplinary research. The network numbers scholars, practitioners, health professionals, artists and health advocates amongst its members and held its first Congress at Durham Read more…

Four New Project Shorts published for Working Knowledge: practical resources for anyone involved in interdisciplinary research

Following a British Academy and Wellcome-funded workshop on Collaboration in the Critical Medical Humanities held in Durham in September 2017, four new Project Shorts have just been published as part of Working Knowledge, a collection of practical resources developed 3 years ago by Hearing the Voice for anyone interested in Read more…

Job Opportunity: 3 yr Postdoc to work on ‘Sexual Violence, Medicine, and Psychiatry’

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding postdoctoral researcher to join the core team of the new Wellcome Trust-funded Investigator Award on ‘Sexual Violence, Medicine, and Psychiatry’. This project, led by Professor Joanna Bourke (Birkbeck), brings together an interdisciplinary team to investigate the medical and psychiatry aspects of sexual violence, Read more…

Anti-biosis? – Social and Cultural Inquiries into Human-Microbe Relations (CfP, Palgrave Communications, Deadline extended til May)

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…

Food as medicine: biosocialities of eating in health and illness (CfP, ASA panel, Oxford, 18-21 September 2018)

Paper proposals are now invited for the panel ‘Food as medicine: biosocialities of eating in health and illness’, which will take place at the Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth (ASA) conference, at the University of Oxford, 18-21 September 2018 (ASA18). Entanglements of health, illness, and eating Read more…

The Affective Aesthetics of the Body in Pain (CfP, Special Issue: The Polish Journal of Aesthetics)

The Polish Journal of Aesthetics invites contributions for a Special Issue “The Affective Aesthetics of The Body in Pain”, 51 (4/2018). The editors of this issue are Luz Mar González-Arias (University of Oviedo, Spain) and Monika Glosowitz (University of Silesia, Poland). In this special issue of The Polish Journal of Aesthetics we Read more…