Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Popular Culture (CfP, Seattle WA, 21-25 March 2016)

DEADLINE:  October 1, 2015  The “Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture” area for the 2016 Popular and American Culture Association meeting in Seattle invites proposals related to the portrayal of health, illness, and health care in the discourses of popular and American culture.  Proposals representing perspectives in the humanities Read more…

Palgrave Communications – a new open access journal committed to publishing research in the health and medical humanities

Palgrave Communications is a new high-quality, open access journal published by Palgrave Macmillan, that covers all fields of research within the social sciences, humanities and (HSS) business, including health and medical humanities.  Palgrave Communications’ broad scope reflects Palgrave Macmillan’s international reputation and strengths in HSS publishing. As well as being Read more…

Three Qualitative Research Posts (Health Experiences Research Group, University of Oxford)

The Health Experiences Research Group, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, is advertising three posts for qualitative researchers at the University of Oxford. Qualitative Researcher in Ethnography The Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences is seeking a qualitative researcher (ethnography) with a PhD in social science and experience Read more…

ESRC Festival of Social Science – Tipping Points in Health and Society (Durham, 6 Nov 2014)

ESRC Festival of Social Science – Tipping Points in Health and Society 6th November 2014, 19:30 to 21:00, Durham Town Hall, Market Place, Durham City, Prof Michael Goldstein and Dr Camila Caiado, Dept of Mathematical Sciences Health problems, from cardiovascular disease to the AIDS epidemic, present major social challenges that Read more…