Addressing Ageism, Impairment & Disablism (Seminar, Lancaster, 29 January 2013)

Opportunities, challenges & tensions: linking the ageing and disability rights agendas Addressing ageism, impairment and disablism Tuesday 29th January 2013 This seminar engages with the shape and form of contemporary ageism, impairment and disablism, and the challenges for developments and policies designed to address these issues. Keynote speakers: Peter Beresford, Professor of Read more…

Medical Humanities: Health & Disease in Culture, Popular Culture & American Culture Associations National Conference (CfP, Conference, Washington, DC, March 2013)

Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS NATIONAL CONFERENCE, Washington, DC March 27-30, 2013 Location:       District of Columbia, United States Call for Papers Date:   2012-12-15 The “Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture” area for the 2013 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association meeting in Washington, Read more…

‘The Hardest Hit’: Disability research and welfare reform — an early career/postgraduate policy symposium (CfP, Conference, Leeds, 20 September 2012)

Final Call for Abstracts Thursday 20th September 2012, University of Leeds Keynote speaker: Prof Paul Gregg, University of Bath An event supported by the Social Policy Association Among the many groups affected by UK welfare reform and benefit cuts, sick and disabled people can arguably lay claim to being ‘the Read more…

Health and Illness in Culture (CFP, Conference, Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan 21 December 2012)

TMU Language and Culture Forum 2012: Health and Illness in Culture Taipei Medical University, Taiwan Friday, December 21, 2012 The “TMU Language and Culture Forum 2012: Health and Illness in Culture” invites a wide variety of topics related to representations of health and narratives in culture. Interdisciplinary proposals representing humanities Read more…