The Mutilated Body: Durham University Medieval & Early Modern Student Association Conference (Register now, Durham, 8–9 July 2013)

The Mutilated Body Medieval and Early Modern Student Association Postgraduate Conference 8-9 July 2013 at St John’s College, Durham University MEMSA is proud to announce its seventh annual postgraduate conference, an event designed to bring together postgraduate and early career researchers in interdisciplinary dialogue. This year’s topic is the Mutilated Read more…

Wasted: Gina Czarnecki art exhibition on ‘discarded’ body parts (Coventry 30 March–9 June 2013)

Wasted: Exploring the life-giving potential of ‘discarded’ body parts An exhibition by Gina Czarnecki at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry Gallery 4 Wasted is an exhibition of work by Gina Czarnecki exploring the life-giving potential of ‘discarded’ body parts.The exhibition also examines their relationship to myths, history, cutting edge stem cell research and notions Read more…

New Interdisciplinary Series of History of Health & Medicine Seminars, King’s College London

King’s College London has inaugurated a new seminar series focusing on interdisciplinary investigations of the history of health and medicine. The first series focuses on “The Body”. Speakers in this first series comprise: 1 May Hilary Marland (Warwick): ‘Lay Down Rules and Stick to Them’: Managing Adolescent Girls’ Bodies in Britain c.1900 Read more…

“It’s a Pain Series”: “Every Move you Make” – The Normal Psychology of Chronic Pain” (Lecture, Stockton, 6 December 2012)

“It’s a Pain Series” 6th December 2012, Stockton Arts Centre, 7.00-8.15pm Free entry and no booking required ‘EVERY MOVE YOU MAKE’- THE NORMAL PSYCHOLOGY OF CHRONIC PAIN Professor Stephen Morley, University of Leeds What’s this lecture about? What has psychology got to do with pain?  I suspect that psychology is associated Read more…

Problematising ‘problematic’ pregnancies (Workshop, Durham, 22 November 2012)

Workshop: Problematising ‘problematic’ pregnancies Thursday 22nd November 2012 Time:  9.30am- 12noon (coffee/tea available at 9.30am; workshop starts at 10am) Location: Room W215 (Department of Geography, Durham University) Presenters: Dr Sally Brown (Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University) ‘What’s the problem with teenage pregnancy?’ Dr Rachel Colls (Department of Geography, Durham University) ‘Interuterine Read more…