Publications

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…

Funding Opportunity

Are you or your students thinking of a doctorate in medical humanities? Apply to study at the Centre for Medical Humanities!

ARE YOU OR YOUR STUDENTS THINKING OF A DOCTORATE IN MEDICAL HUMANITIES?   The Durham Centre for Medical Humanities is keen to support applications to the University’s various sources of funding for students holding, or expecting to hold, a first degree at 2:i level in relevant disciplines across the humanities, social Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

Problematising ‘problematic’ pregnancies (Workshop, Durham, 22 November 2012)

Workshop: Problematising ‘problematic’ pregnancies Thursday 22nd November 2012 Time:  9.30am- 12noon (coffee/tea available at 9.30am; workshop starts at 10am) Location: Room W215 (Department of Geography, Durham University) Presenters: Dr Sally Brown (Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University) ‘What’s the problem with teenage pregnancy?’ Dr Rachel Colls (Department of Geography, Durham University) ‘Interuterine Read more…

Conferences and Symposiums

Beyond ‘Them’ and ‘Us’? Enacting social science within the public health research agenda on chronic illness (Symposium, Cambridge, 18 September 2012)

Keynote Speakers: Professor David Armstrong, King’s College London; Professor Rose Barbour, Open University For social scientists employed in public health settings, the activities, institutions and practices marked by the term ‘public health research’ may be approached conceptually in at least three different ways: (a) as a ‘field of work’ within Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

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…

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