Qualitative Health Group Postgraduate Methods Challenge (Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Thursday 6th June)

Qualitative Health Research Group Postgraduate Methods Challenge Thursday 6th June, 12-2pm (lunch from 12) Wolfson Research Institute, F009 Building on the success of last year’s postgraduate methods challenge, we are holding another challenge seminar. Three PhD students will present and critique their chosen research methodology and reflect on possible alternative Read more…

Life-writing at the limits: dementia in contemporary autobiographies and life-writing projects – Rebecca Bitenc (Seminar, Durham, 13 February 2013)

Life-writing at the limits: dementia in contemporary autobiographies and life-writing projects Rebecca Bitenc An Inventions of the Text seminar Wednesday, 13th February 2013 5:30 – 7:00 pm Department of English Studies, Hallgarth House Seminar Room, Durham University Dementia, due to world-wide increasing incidence rates, has come to the fore of Read more…

‘Is she really in pain? An Experiment on Internalism and Externalism about mental content in Clinical Practice’ Anke Maatz (Eidos Talk, Durham, 5 July 2012)

Is she really in pain? An Experiment on Internalism and Externalism about mental content in Clinical Practice Anke Maatz Eidos Talk, Durham Philosophy Department Seminar Room Thursday 5 July 2012, 7.30pm Experimental philosophy is concerned with exploring how ordinary people think about central philosophical issues. In this paper, I will Read more…

Publishing and funding for early career health historians (Workshop, Glasgow Caledonian University, 27 June 2012)

PUBLISHING AND FUNDING FOR EARLY CAREER HEALTH HISTORIANS A FREE workshop and wine reception on Wednesday 27 June 2012 from 2.00pm to 6.30pm, at Glasgow Caledonian University, Deeprose Lecture Theatre, Govan Mbeki Building. The employment conditions facing final year PhD students and early career historians in the history of health Read more…

Body, Corporeality and Identity (Programme Announced and Registrations Now Open,Durham, May 2012)

Body, Corporeality and Identity A One-day Postgraduate, Multidisciplinary Workshop With Keynote Speaker PROF. CHRIS SHILLING (Kent University) Durham University Saturday 19th May 2012, 9.30 – 4.00pm At Durham University, workshops have explored human sensory experience and engagement with the material world, audiences and corporeal displays and what it is to Read more…

Asylum and Post Asylum Spaces – Contemporary and historical perspectives on ‘shelter, treatment and care’ (Seminar, Durham University, 17 April)

Asylum and Post Asylum Spaces – Contemporary and historical perspectives on ‘shelter, treatment and care’ Geography Seminar, Durham University 17 April 2012 Turner Room, Van Mildert College RSVP: To  Nicola Bramfitt by Friday 30 March 2012. 11.00 – 11.30              Coffee and Introductions 11.30 – 12.00              Post grad Presentation Hazel Morison: Read more…

HOW and WHY does the term ‘medical humanities’ matter to us? (Centre for Medical Humanities Postgraduate Group Meeting, Jan 19, Durham University)

A message from Abi McNiven to all postgraduates interested in the medical humanities: The next meeting of the Centre for Medical Humanities Postgraduate Group is on January 19th 2012, 10am-12noon, in the G Committee Room (Trevelyan College). Biscuits, tea and coffee will be provided. My suggestion is to start off Read more…

The Self – Royal Institute of Philosophy Graduate Conference, University of the West of England, 24 Feb 2012

Royal Institute of Philosophy One-day Graduate Conference THE SELF February 24th 2012 University of the West of England, St Matthias Campus, Bristol, BS16 2JP KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Professor Galen Strawson (University of Reading) The second Annual Royal Institute of Philosophy Graduate Conference in Philosophy will be held at the University of Read more…