Experimental entanglements in cognitive neuroscience (Workshop, Berlin, 25-26 October 2012)

The CMH blog post “Medical humanities and cognitive neuroscience: trandisciplinary openings and endeavours” explored how several people at/associated with the Centre for Medical Humanities at Durham (CMH) are interested in grappling with how the medical humanities as a domain can productively engage not only with the interpretation of science that is being pursued Read more…

Tipping Points Conference: Modelling Social Problems and Health (Durham, September 13-14 2012)

Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience Presents Tipping Points Conference: Modelling Social Problems and Health September 13 – 14 Arthur Holmes Lecture Theatre (CG91), Dept of Chemistry Durham University This conference focuses on realistic modelling of social problems and health. We will present and discuss health problems of concern within Read more…

From the Classroom to the Clinic: Humanities and Education in Bioethics (CfP, Colloquium, 8 October, 2012, Windsor Great Park)

Call for Abstracts Abstract submissions are invited for oral presentations and posters for the upcoming colloquium “From the Classroom to the Clinic: Humanities and Education in Bioethics”, to be held at Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Great Park, on 8 October, 2012. This colloquium will explore the contribution of the humanities and Read more…

London Interdisciplinary Discussion Group: Transplantation (25 June, King’s College London)

London Interdisciplinary Discussion Group Transplantation 25th June 2012, 5-7pm K3.11 Raked Lecture Theatre, King’s College London, Strand. At our next meeting we will be discussing transplantation. Our speakers will be Paul Craddock, Adam Ferner and Refik Gökmen. As usual, their presentations will be followed by an hour of general discussion. Read more…

Nomadic concepts in the social sciences (Seminar, 15-16 June 2012, Newcastle University)

‘Nomadic concepts in the social sciences’ 15-16 June 2012 School of Historical Studies, Newcastle University Project leader: Prof. Olivier Christin (Neuchâtel) Host: Dr Luc Racaut (Newcastle). Many expressions that designate social groups, ideologies, chronological markers or simply summarize the organization of the contemporary world seem perfectly natural and without ambiguity Read more…

Regulating Emotions: Contemporary Understandings and Interdisciplinary Perspectives (CFP, Conference, Limerick, May 2012)

The University of Limerick Research Cluster in Emotions in Society is delighted to announce that it will host an interdisciplinary conference on the theme of “Regulating Emotions: Contemporary Understandings and Interdisciplinary Perspectives” on the 30th of April and 1st of May 2012 at the University of Limerick. The conference is Read more…

Knowing and Not Knowing: Thinking psychosocially about learning and resistance to learning (CFP, Conference, London, December 2012)

5th Psychosocial Studies Network Conference Knowing and Not Knowing: Thinking psychosocially about learning and resistance to learning The Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th December 2012 Psychosocial Studies is a burgeoning, interdisciplinary area of research, teaching and professional practice, exploring the relation Read more…

CFP – Making Sense of: Chronicity: A Health, Illness and Disease Project, Conference in Oxford September 2012

2nd Global Conference Making Sense of: Chronicity: A Health, Illness and Disease Project Thursday 30th August – Saturday 1st September 2012 Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom Call for Papers: This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary project aims to explore the processes by which we attempt to create meaning in chronic illness. The Read more…