‘Attentive Writers’: Healthcare, Authorship, and Authority (CfP, Conference, Medical Humanities Research Centre, University of Glasgow, 23-­25 August 2013)

* CfP deadline extended to March 18 * From nurses, physicians and surgeons to administrators, caregivers, physiotherapists, technicians, veterinarians and voluntary sector workers, this conference adopts the term ‘attentive writers’ as evocative of the multitude of both non-professional and professional caregivers – clinical and non-clinical healthcare workers – whose attention Read more…

Sustainability of Health & Health Care Systems (CfP, 15th International Medical Geography Symposium, Michigan, 7-12 July 2013)

On behalf of the 15th International Medical Geography Symposium Planning Committee and the Geography Department at Michigan State University, we are happy to announce that registration & abstract submission are now open! Please visit our website to register, submit your abstracts, make reservations for your accommodations and learn about travel Read more…

Health and mental resilience (CFP, Conference, Krakow, October 20-21 2012)

Health and mental resilience: an interdisciplinary approach An international conference organized by the Developmental and Health Psychology Department, Institute of Applied Psychology, Jagiellonian University. Krakow. October 20-21, 2012 The World Health Organization defines health as a state of complete physical, mental, spiritual and social well-being, an indicator of thoroughly healthy Read more…

Health and Illness in Culture (CFP, Conference, Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan 21 December 2012)

TMU Language and Culture Forum 2012: Health and Illness in Culture Taipei Medical University, Taiwan Friday, December 21, 2012 The “TMU Language and Culture Forum 2012: Health and Illness in Culture” invites a wide variety of topics related to representations of health and narratives in culture. Interdisciplinary proposals representing humanities Read more…