Hubbub Seminar sponsored by Geographies of Health & Wellbeing / Centre for Medical Humanities (18 November 2015)

GoHWell, Hubbub, Centre for Medical Humanities Seminar November 18th, 2015 W007, Main Geography Building Members of Hubbub will be joining with colleagues in Durham’s Department of Geography and Centre for Medical Humanities to share details of research carried out by the group in the first year of its residency in The Hub at Read more…

“Rethinking Interdisciplinarity across the Social Sciences and Neurosciences”: Open Access Book by Felicity Callard and Des Fitzgerald published today

Rethinking Interdisciplinarity across the Social Sciences and Neurosciences, co-authored by Felicity Callard (member of Durham’s Centre for Medical Humanities (CMH) and Department of Geography) and Des Fitzgerald (Lecturer in Sociology, Cardiff University; the book was written while Des was an affiliate of the Centre for Medical Humanities) offers a provocative Read more…

Disability and Disciplines (Conference, 1-2 July 2015)

Disability and Disciplines: The International Conference on Educational, Cultural, and Disability Studies 1-2 July, 2015 Centre for Culture and Disability Studies, Faculty of Education, Liverpool Hope University Keynote Speakers: Julie Allan (University of Birmingham, UK) Peter Beresford (Brunel University London, UK) David Mitchell (George Washington University, USA) Sharon Snyder (George Read more…

Affect: Pleasure, Pain and Emotions – an interdisciplinary workshop (University of Sheffield, 5-6 June 2015)

Affect: Pleasure, Pain and Emotions – an interdisciplinary workshop Friday 5 and Saturday 6 June 2015 University of Sheffield, UK This interdisciplinary workshop will bring together philosophers, psychologists, and neuroscientists to discuss the following topics amongst others: Pleasures, pains, and emotions are affective states. Why so? What makes a throbbing Read more…

An Invitation to the Launch of Working Knowledge, Wellcome Trust, London, 19 February 2015, 4.30pm

Interdisciplinary research: intermittently theorised, increasingly funded and frequently valorised. But how is it actually done? Hearing the Voice and the Wellcome Trust invite you to the launch of a new collection of accessible and user-friendly resources dedicated to the practical ins and outs of interdisciplinary research. Thursday 19th February 2015 Read more…

New Generations: Using our inheritance wisely

Following the latest New Generations workshop in Durham University’s Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) on September 25th 2014, New Generations Programme member Ben writes: New Generations: Using our inheritance wisely by Ben Kasstan   The CMH New Generations programme is a pioneering initiative to gather emerging thinkers who are linked with the medical humanities – a discipline Read more…