Conferences and Symposiums

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…


CMH Congratulates Sally Brown

Sally Brown, a CMH affiliate and Research Fellow in the School of Medicine and Health’s Evaluation Research Development Unit, won the Jury Prize at the Torello Mountain Film Festival in Spain for her film Lines of Flight. She was also a finalist in the “Mountain Culture” category at Banff Mountain Read more…

CMH Publications

The Body and the Arts

The Body and the Arts focuses on the dynamic relation between the body and the arts: the body as inspiration, subject, symbol and medium. Contributors from a variety of academic and artistic disciplines explore this complex and shifting relation across a range of periods, literatures and other art forms, spanning Read more…

Centre for Medical Humanities