CMH Publications

Spinoza and the Medical Humanities

Michael Mack on his new book Spinoza and the Specters of Modernity: The book discusses the contemporary relevance of Spinoza and the social, religious and political legacy of his writing and thought. His thought has posed a challenge-if not an outrage-to established ways of conceptualizing society, politics, medicine and religion. Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

Seminar: ‘Experiencing and Celebrating Fatness’. Part of the ESRC Seminar Series ‘Fat Studies and Health At Every Size: Bigness Beyond Obesity’

18th-19th November 2010 The Hopkins Room, Stratford Library, 3 The Grove, Stratford, London E15 1EL Organised by: Charlotte Cooper, Bethan Evans and Shirlene Badger Registration is now closed but further details of the seminar series (and presentations from previous seminars can be found at: http://www.dur.ac.uk/geography/research/researchprojects/fat_studies_and_health_at_every_size/). Confirmed speakers and titles include: Read more…

Conference Review

Concepts of Health and Illness

Over the summer I attended Concepts of Health and Illness, a multidisciplinary conference organised by philosophers Havi Carel and Rachel Cooper as the final event in their AHRC-funded network The Concepts of Health, Illness and Disease. Like most events organised as part of the network, it was a fascinating and Read more…

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