Publications

Medical Humanities in Australia

The Centre for Medical Humanities in Sydney has just published its January 2011 Newsletter, February 2011 Newsletter, and March 2011 Newsletter. The Centre, run by the marvellous Dr Claire Hooker, a specialist in the history of health and medicine as well as the medical humanities, plays a central role in Read more…

Opportunities

East Asia Medical Humanities Network

Toshitaka Adachi editor of the East Asian Medical Humanities (EAMHN)_Newsletter_No3.(Jan. 2011), writes: “EAMHN is a very young scholarly network established in Beijing in 2009. The primarily mission of the establishment is to create a platform for academics, practitioners and institutions in the region for exchanging their views and experiences to Read more…

Opportunities

50 Best Blogs for Humanities Scholars

The OEDb (Online Education Database) have just published a list of the 50 best blogs for Humanities Scholars. It is a fantastic resource for aspiring and established scholars alike, and a real reminder of the growing role of the blogsphere in not just showcasing but also furthering discussion across humanities Read more…

Research Collaborations

Beijing Forum

I have just returned from an extraordinary trip to be part of the Beijing Forum, an international gathering of three hundred scholars organised around the broad theme of “The Harmony of Civilizations and Prosperity for All — Commitments and Responsibilities for a Better World.” I participated in the medicine and Read more…

CMH Publications

Medical Humanities Companions

Martyn Evans and Jane Macnaughton, together with our now completed PhD student Rolf Ahlzen, have been part of an international group of medical humanities scholars which has been meeting since 2002 to publish a series of linked books describing aspects of the patient’s journey from first symptoms to the conclusion Read more…

Centre for Medical Humanities