Call for Review: ‘Global Health and Geographical Imaginaries’ by Clare Herrick and David Reubi.

We are looking for a social scientist to review Global Health and Geographical Imaginaries (Herrick and Reubi, 2017). Further information about the themes under study can be found at Routledge.  To date, geography has not yet carved out a disciplinary niche within the diffuse domain that constitutes global health. However, the compulsion to do Read more…

Call for Review: ‘Global Health and Geographical Imaginaries’ by Clare Herrick and David Reubi

We are looking for a social scientist to review Global Health and Geographical Imaginaries (Herrick and Reubi, 2017). Further information about the themes under study can be found at Routledge.  To date, geography has not yet carved out a disciplinary niche within the diffuse domain that constitutes global health. However, the compulsion to do Read more…

“Rest and its discontents” (Hubbub Exhibition and Events Series, Mile End Art Pavilion, London, 30 Sept-30 Oct 2016)

Hubbub, one of our Centre’s large, interdisciplinary projects (directed by Felicity Callard, and by Associate Directors Charles Fernyhough, Claudia Hammond and James Wilkes) is holding its end-of-residency exhibition — with accompanying events series — in London this autumn. All very welcome! Links to sign up to the events are included below. REST Read more…

“Absent Presences & Present Absences” (Reflections on the International & Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies)

Absent Presences and Present Absences Dr Cheryl Mcgeachan (Geography, Glasgow University) writes: Returning this week from the fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies at the University of Groningen, I am truly inspired by the range of wonderful people and papers encountered. Discussions on emotion and affect have swirled Read more…

Mental Health and Dependency (Second Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland Symposium, Glasgow, 18 May)

The second MHRNS Symposium, themed on “Mental Health” and “Dependency” will take place on Saturday 18 May, 4 University Gardens, Glasgow. Guest speakers are: Dr Lucy Burke (Manchester Metropolitan University), “Care and Dependency: Keywords in Disability Culture or Why Language Matters” and Dr Jonathan Andrews (Newcastle University), “Asylum patient cultures: Read more…

Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Work and Occupational Therapy (International Research Symposium, 26–27 June 2013, Oxford)

Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Work and Occupational Therapy International Research Symposium 26–27 June 2013 St Anne’s College, Oxford Occupational Therapy is concerned with the promotion of health and well-being through activity and work. It has a long and chequered history. Its emergence as a health profession during the early Read more…

Pollination: A look at collaborations between dancers and social scientists (Workshop, Dance City Newcastle, May 7 2013)

Pollination: A look at collaborations between dancers and social scientists Event rescheduled from February, now to be held on Tuesday May  7 Venue:  Studio 2, Dance City, Temple Street, Newcastle NE1 4BR Time: 11.30 – 1.30pm Free and lunch included. All Welcome. Registration essential here. The idea of this session Read more…