Call for Papers

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

The Mutilated Body Durham University’s annual MEMSA conference is an interdisciplinary forum for postgraduates and early career researchers to present and discuss their research. This year, the conference theme will focus on aspects of destruction, disability, and personhood in the medieval and early modern periods. Paper proposals may reflect the current trends in Read more…

Participation

Feminist Postgraduate Reading Group on ‘Body politics & reproductive technologies’ (London, Senate House Library)

Feminist Postgraduate Reading Group Senate House Library ‘Body Politics and Reproductive Technologies’ First session: Monday February 4th 6.30 pm in Senate House Library, Room 246 The politics of the body and reproductive rights have been central to feminist scholarship and activism throughout the last century. In this semester the reading Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

“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…

Call for Papers

Affect, memory, and the transmission of trauma (CFP, Conference, London, 15 March 2013)

Call For Papers: Affect, memory, and the transmission of trauma 15 March 2013 Goldsmiths College, London Keynote speakers: Professor Valerie Walkerdine, Cardiff University and Dr. Lisa Blackman, Goldsmiths College This interdisciplinary conference explores the connections between affect, memory, and trauma, and examines their crucial role in how we construct our individual and Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

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…

Call for Papers

Feelings Inside: Emotional & embodied geographies of ‘the bodily interior’, Fourth International & Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies (CFP, Session, Groningen, Netherlands, 1-3 July 2013),

Fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies 1-3 July 2013 at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands Session: Feelings Inside: Emotional and embodied geographies of ‘the bodily interior’ Session Organisers: Rachel Colls and Abi McNiven, Durham University, UK. CALL FOR PAPERS: This call for papers is interested in the Read more…

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