The Rise of Developmental Science: Debates on Health & Humanity (CFP, Social Science & Medicine Special Issue)

Special Issue: Social Science & Medicine Guest Editors Dominique P Béhague, Vanderbilt University & King’s College London Samuel Lézé, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon Social Science & Medicine is soliciting papers for a Special Interdisciplinary Issue on the unique challenges arising in the creation of child/adolescent developmental expertise throughout the 20th Read more…

“Lab Notes”: Illuminating biology & robotics through contemporary classical music (Launch, Edinburgh, 14 May 2013)

Join us at the The Royal Society of Edinburgh for: The launch of Lab Notes – Illuminating biology and robotics through contemporary classical music Organised by: ESRC Genomics Policy & Research Forum in association with The Royal Society Of Edinburgh Tuesday 14 May 2013, 6pm The Royal Society Of Edinburgh 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ When Read more…

New Interdisciplinary Series of History of Health & Medicine Seminars, King’s College London

King’s College London has inaugurated a new seminar series focusing on interdisciplinary investigations of the history of health and medicine. The first series focuses on “The Body”. Speakers in this first series comprise: 1 May Hilary Marland (Warwick): ‘Lay Down Rules and Stick to Them’: Managing Adolescent Girls’ Bodies in Britain c.1900 Read more…

“Quest of the Heart”: International Conference on Affective Knowledge with Philosophers, Artists & Social Scientists (Conference, London, 2–3 June 2013)

An interdisciplinary conference on affective knowledge called “Quest of the Heart” will be held at Birkbeck College London on the 2nd-3rd June 2013. As speakers, we have scholars on history of philosophy, social scientists and artists discussing emotions, imagination, spirituality and their impact on the good life. All welcome! The event Read more…

Memory & Time Research Symposium & Postgraduate Workshop (Symposium, Durham, 9-10 November 2012)

Memory and Time research symposium and postgraduate workshop Research symposium 10th November 2012 Senate Room, Durham Castle This interdisciplinary symposium will showcase new research focusing on questions of memory and time, in line with Durham University’s IAS theme. The event will bring together Durham academics and IAS fellows from English, Read more…

Psychoanalysis & History Seminars (Seminar series, Institute of Historical Research, London, 2012-13)

Wednesday evenings 5.30pm Room G21A (ground floor, Senate House), Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1 Oct 17 Kath Holden (University of the West of England), ‘The long hand of the nanny’: John and Ursula Bowlby and child care in early and mid twentieth century Britain. Nov 14 Jean Radford (Independent Scholar) Read more…