Body, Corporeality and Identity (Programme Announced and Registrations Now Open,Durham, May 2012)

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 what it is to Read more…

Asylum and Post Asylum Spaces – Contemporary and historical perspectives on ‘shelter, treatment and care’ (Seminar, Durham University, 17 April)

Asylum and Post Asylum Spaces – Contemporary and historical perspectives on ‘shelter, treatment and care’ Geography Seminar, Durham University 17 April 2012 Turner Room, Van Mildert College RSVP: To  Nicola Bramfitt by Friday 30 March 2012. 11.00 – 11.30              Coffee and Introductions 11.30 – 12.00              Post grad Presentation Hazel Morison: Read more…

Measures of Subjective Well-being for Public Policy (Conference, Leeds, 13-15 July 2012)

“Measures of Subjective Well-being for Public Policy” is an interdisciplinary international conference taking place at the University of Leeds, 13-15 July, 2012.  Keynote speakers for the conference include Richard Layard, Peter Railton, Valerie Tiberius and Dan Haybron. The conference aims to bring together philosophers and non-philosophers – from psychologists and 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…

Video narratives in relation to health/illness/wellbeing (Geographies of Health and Wellbeing Reading Group, Jan 25, Durham University)

The next Geographies of Health and Wellbeing reading group session will be held on Wednesday 25th January, 12-1pm, in the IHRR boardroom on the Durham University Science Site. This session will focus on considering video narratives in relation to health/illness/wellbeing. During the session, we will watch some short video testimonials Read more…

‘Care of the Body: spaces of practice’ – Announcing a new special issue of Social & Cultural Geography

‘Care of the Body: spaces of practice,’ edited by Centre for Medical Humanities Associate Director Sarah Atkinson, Victoria Lawson and Janine Wiles, is the latest special issue of Social & Cultural Geography. From the editors’ introduction: “Care—concept, emotion, practice, politics, moral exhortation—is a starting point for a range of critical Read more…