Discourses of Care: Care in Media, Medicine and Society (Conference, University of Glasgow, 5-7 September 2016)

Keynote speakers: Eva Feder Kittay, Stony Brook University NY Andrew Kötting, artist and filmmaker, University for the Creative Arts This Wellcome-funded interdisciplinary conference aims to support and foster collaborative work in relation to media and questions of care and well-being, focusing on care and care giving as critical concepts. Bringing Read more…

Medical Humanities at Umeå University, Sweden – a Special Issue of Kulturella Perspektiv (Cultural Perspectives)

Britta Lundgren is professor of Ethnology at the Department of Culture and Media Studies at Umeå University in Sweden. She is currently working with the project “Epidemics, Vaccination, and the Power of Narratives”, financed by the Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation. She is also the coordinator of The Medical Humanities Read more…

‘‘Post-AIDS’ and Global Health Discourses (Symposium, University of Leeds, 27 February 2015)

Interdisciplinary Perspectives’ Symposium: a Medical Humanities symposium supported by the Wellcome Trust Symposium overview: Ideas of a ‘post-AIDS’ future have gained momentum in the global north despite the continuing effects of HIV/AIDS in the global south in particular. While assessing the ways in which ‘post-AIDS’ is being interpreted across a Read more…