Medicine in its Place: Situating Medicine in Historical Contexts (Conference, University of Kent, 7-10 July, 2016)

Society for the Social History of Medicine Conference 2016 Hosted by the Centre for the History of Medicine, Ethics and Medical Humanities, University of Kent The Society for the Social History of Medicine hosts a major, biennial, international, and interdisciplinary conference. In 2016 it will explore the theme of place. Read more…

‘The Experimental Hut: Hosting Vectors, Containing Practice’ /Seminar, Durham University/Geography, 12th March

Ann Kelly, Exeter University will be giving a seminar in Geography on ‘The Experimental Hut: Hosting Vectors, Containing Practice’ at 2pm on Weds 12th March in room W010. All welcome. “Designed to simulate malaria transmission on the domestic scale, the experimental hut is an instrument of entomological research constructed in Read more…

Space and Place in the Health Humanities, plus a Masterclass on the Geography of a Dance Intervention – Prof Sarah Atkinson (Seminar, Edinburgh, 23 Jan 2014)

The sixth Scottish Health Humanities Seminar and Masterclass will be on Thursday 23 January 2014. Prof Sarah Atkinson, Deptartment of Geography, Durham University. Co-Director of Belief, Understanding and Wellbeing, Wolfson Research Institute, and Associate Director, Centre for Medical Humanities Public Seminar: Space and Place in the Health and Medical Humanities Thursday 23 January Read more…

Men in Sheds: the importance of gendered therapeutic spaces for health and wellbeing amongst older men – Christine Milligan (CMH Seminar, 16 May 2012)

Men in Sheds: the importance of gendered therapeutic spaces for health and wellbeing amongst older men. Professor Christine Milligan, Lancaster University Centre for Medical Humanities Seminar Wednesday 16 May 2012, 5.15pm St. Chad’s College Followed by wine and canopés Social isolation, loneliness and stressful social ties are associated with poor 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…

‘Care of the Body: spaces of practice’ – Announcing a new special issue of Social & Cultural Geography

‘Care of the Body: spaces of practice,’ edited by Centre for Medical Humanities Associate Director Sarah Atkinson, Victoria Lawson and Janine Wiles, is the latest special issue of Social & Cultural Geography. From the editors’ introduction: “Care—concept, emotion, practice, politics, moral exhortation—is a starting point for a range of critical Read more…