Disarming Dialogues in Humanities and Ethics (Workshop, University of Chicago Center in New Delhi, 2-4 November 2016)

The Medical Humanities Group of the University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS), University of Delhi, India and the University of Chicago Medicine, USA will be organising this three day collaborative workshop. The course faculty will be Matthew Sorrentino, David Meltzer, Vinay Kumar, Monica Peek from Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence, Ranjana Read more…

Reviewer needed: ‘Our Bodies Belong to God: Organ Transplants, Islam, and the Struggle for Human Dignity in Egypt’ by Sherine Hamdy

We are thrilled to request a reviewer for Sherine Hamdy‘s ethnography ‘Our Bodies Belong to God: Organ Transplants, Islam, and the Struggle for Human Dignity in Egypt’ (University of California Press, 2014). Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities, but this book might be particularly well suited Read more…

Embodiment, Ethics, Re-Production and the lifecourse (Symposium, Edinburgh, 5 June 2014)

EMBODIMENT, ETHICS, RE/PRODUCTION & THE LIFECOURSE Thursday 5th June 2014, 10-4pm University of Edinburgh This one day event provides a forum for discussion, debate  and deliberation around a series of presentations relating to re/production, ethics and embodiment. The symposium will seek to interrogate the extent to which ethical engagement can enhance  Read more…