Call for Reviews

Reviewer needed: ‘Medicine and Empire: 1600-1960’ by Pratik Chakrabarti

Two copies of ‘Medicine and Empire: 1600-1960’ by Pratik Chakrabarti (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) are available for review. We are looking for two contrasting perspectives on Chakrabart’s work, which could take the form of different academic perspectives or reviews by an academic and clinician. Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. Read more…

Jobs

Postdoctoral Research Assistant, History of Medicine (Life of Breath) University of Bristol

Postdoctoral Research Assistant, History of Medicine (Life of Breath) based in the Department of Philosophy, Bristol University The Life of Breath project proposes that breathing and breathlessness can only be understood fully by drawing not only on physiological and pathological information, but also on cultural, historical and phenomenological sources. The Read more…

Opportunities

“Collections: an Enlightenment Pedagogy for the 21st Century” (History of Med & Science PhD Scholarships, Glasgow)

“Collections”: 5 fully funded Ph.D.s at the University of Glasgow, including history of medicine and history of science projects in collaboration with the University Archives, Special Collections, and The Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery. NB: FOUR studentships are listed below, and each focuses on a different topic and historical time period.  The Leverhulme Read more…

Call for Papers

Fragile Subjects: Childhood in Literature, Arts and Medicine (CfP, Conference, Finland 19-20 August 2015)

Fragile Subjects: Childhood in Literature, Arts and Medicine August, 19-20, 2015, University of Turku, Finland Keynote speakers: Maria Nikolajeva, Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge; Sally Shuttleworth, Professor, Faculty of English Language and Literature and St Anne’s College University of Oxford; Valerie Walkerdine, Distinguished Research Professor, Cardiff University. Organizers: Read more…

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