Art Among The Pigeons

Mike White, Senior Research Fellow in Arts and Health in the Centre for Medical Humanities at Durham University, writes: The lasting damage from the recent rumpus over Durham’s acquisition of £1.25 million of artworks for its new Palatine Centre lies not in the investment in the art itself but in Read more…

Understanding Human Flourishing (A Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference, Durham, 16 – 17 May 2013)

New! To see tweets from this conference, View the story “Understanding Human Flourishing” on Storify This two-day conference will bring together postgraduate researchers from a wide array of disciplines in order to explore interdisciplinary perspectives on, and ways of researching, health, illness and human flourishing. Papers range from philosophical explorations Read more…

Meeting Place – Professor Christine Borland (Inaugural Lecture, Northumbria University, 5 February 2013)

Inaugural Lecture Christine Borland Tuesday, 5 February 2013, 6:30pm Business and Law Building on City Campus East Professor Christine Borland’s lecture is entitled “Meeting Place” BxNU is a collaboration between Northumbria University and the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art. This ground breaking partnership has created a global learning environment that Read more…

Life-writing at the limits: dementia in contemporary autobiographies and life-writing projects – Rebecca Bitenc (Seminar, Durham, 13 February 2013)

Life-writing at the limits: dementia in contemporary autobiographies and life-writing projects Rebecca Bitenc An Inventions of the Text seminar Wednesday, 13th February 2013 5:30 – 7:00 pm Department of English Studies, Hallgarth House Seminar Room, Durham University Dementia, due to world-wide increasing incidence rates, has come to the fore of Read more…