Call for Papers

Therapeutic landscapes and anthropological perspectives on health and place (CfP, Medicine Anthropology Theory, 1 August 2015)

Guest editor Margaret Winchester, Penn State University This special issue of Medicine Anthropology Theory will consider place in relation to anthropological and ethnographic research on health. The collected papers and commentary will examine the strengths and limitations of using the notion of ‘therapeutic landscapes’ within medical anthropology, thereby developing a theoretical foundation and Read more…

Call for Papers

Feminist Phenomenology, Medicine, Bioethics, and Health (CfPapers, International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, 1 February, 2017)

Although by no means mainstream, phenomenological approaches to bioethics and philosophy of medicine are no longer novel. Such approaches take the lived body – as opposed the body understood as a material, biological object – as a point of departure. Such approaches are also invested in a detailed examination and Read more…

Call for Papers

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…

Announcements

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…

Jobs

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…

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