Inaugural Symposium of the Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland (Glasgow, April 2012) – Programme Announced

Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland (MHRNS) Symposium 2012 The RSE-funded MHRNSaims to enable greater and more sustained collaborative research within Scotland in the medical humanities. The first symposium of the MHRNS will be held in the School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow, on Saturday 28 April 2012, addressing two Read more…

Body, Corporeality and Identity: A One-day Postgraduate, Multidisciplinary Workshop (CFP, Durham University, 19 May 2012)

CALL FOR PAPERS : ‘Body, Corporeality and Identity’ A One-day Postgraduate, Multidisciplinary Workshop With Keynote Speaker PROF. CHRIS SHILLING (Kent University) Durham University, Saturday 19th May 2012, 9.30 – 4.00pm At Durham University, workshops have explored human sensory experience and engagement with the material world, audiences and corporeal displays and Read more…

Twenty-First Century British Fiction (CFP, Symposium, Birkbeck, 12 May 2012)

Twenty-First Century British Fiction A Symposium Saturday 12th May 2012, Birkbeck, University of London Keynote address: Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway) Twenty-First Century British Fiction seeks to consider and promote current perspectives on the fiction of British writers in the twenty-first century.  Post-2000 writing has proved itself as arguably wide-ranging Read more…

The Evolution of Disgust: From Oral to Moral – Conference January 2012, Bielefeld, Germany

The Evolution of Disgust: From Oral to Moral January 4-7, 2012 ZiF Center for Interdisciplinary Research (Bielefeld, Germany) Long overlooked, disgust has recently received increasing attention from a wide variety of disciplines, indicating that it plays an important role in many areas where its influence had not previously been considered, Read more…

New Patient-Centric Perspectives in Medical Research – Conference in Rome October 2011

New Patient-Centric Perspectives in Medical Research: Ethical and Governance Challenges International Conference in Rome 28-29 October 2011 Over the past few years, there has been considerable debate over the regulations and guidelines required for the governance of genomic projects and biobanks. Consent from research participants is mandatory and it is Read more…

Transformative Difference: Disability, Culture and the Academy – Conference September 2011 – CFP

Transformative Difference: Disability, Culture and the Academy Wed 7 – Thurs 8 September 2011 Liverpool Hope University, UK Keynote speakers: Prof. Len Barton (University of London), Prof. Fiona Kumari Campbell (Griffith University, Brisbane), Prof. Dan Goodley (Manchester Metropolitan University), Prof. Stuart Murray (Leeds University) It is now widely recognised that a critical engagement with Read more…