Call for Creative Writing: Hearing and the Medical Humanities

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Call for Creative Writing:  Whether you are trying to come to terms with your hearing or looking for a way to help loved one/ a patient come to terms with their hearing ability, writing can be a helpful outlet. To accompany a special edition of the journal Medical Humanities edited by Dr Derek Hoare and… Continue reading

‘Adapting Research for Media’ by Charlotte Orr

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Adapting Research for Media Charlotte Orr is a third year Medical Humanities PhD researcher at the University of Glasgow. Her research focuses on the writings and reception of physician-writer Sir Ronald Ross (1857-1932). Recently her work was featured on BBC Radio Scotland, as part of the Time Travels’ episode ‘Charismatic Characters and Wings to War’.… Continue reading

Upcoming Event: ‘History of medicine at the University of Glasgow: A Symposium’, 6 December 2018

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Date: 6 December 2018 Location: Yudowitz Seminar Room, Wolfson Medical Building, University of Glasgow The Centre for the History of Medicine at the University of Glasgow invites you to a one-day symposium. The event takes place on 6 December 2018, between 9.30 and 4.30 in the Yudowitz Seminar Room, in the Wolfson Medical School. The papers cover… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Decolonising madness? The birth of a ‘global psyche’ in the aftermath of the Second World War’, 4-5 April 2019, Birkbeck College, University of London

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Date: 4-5 April 2019 Location: Birkbeck College, University of London Deadline for Abstracts: 31 December 2018 CFP: ‘Decolonising madness? The birth of a ‘global psyche’ in the aftermath of the Second World War’, 4-5 April 2019, Birkbeck College, University of London Can psychiatry be global? Are mental illnesses universal across cultures, ethnic groups and ‘civilisations’? Can the theories… Continue reading

CSHHH Annual Lecture: ‘Canadian Population Control: Eugenics, Environment, and Feminism in the 1970s’, Prof Erika Dyck, 19 November 2018, University of Strathclyde

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Date: 5.00–6.30 pm Lecture and Q&A followed by Reception, Monday 19 November 2018 Location: Room SW204,Stenhouse Wing, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare Annual Lecture Canadian Population Control: Eugenics, Environment, and Feminism in the 1970s Keynote Speaker: Prof Erika Dyck University of Saskatchewan University of Strathclyde, Stenhouse Wing,… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Ageing, Illness, Care in Literary and Cultural Narratives’, Huddersfield, 5th and 6th September 2019

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Date: Thursday 5th and Friday 6th September, 2019 Location: University of Huddersfield, UK Deadline for Proposals: 11th February, 2019 CFP: ‘Ageing, Illness, Care in Literary and Cultural Narratives’, University of Huddersfield, UK, Thursday 5th and Friday 6th September, 2019 Keynotes speakers: Sally Chivers, Trent University, Canada Amelia DeFalco, University of Leeds, UK Margaret Morganroth Gullette, Brandeis University,… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Digital Diasporas: Interdisciplinary Perspectives’, London, 6th-7th June 2019

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Date: 6th-7th June 2019 Location: Senate House, University of London Deadline for Abstracts: 1st December 2018 CFP: ‘Digital Diasporas: Interdisciplinary Perspectives’, 6th-7th June 2019  Invited keynote and panel speakers include: Jannis Androutsopoulos (Universität Hamburg); Tobias Blanke (King’s College London); Alexandra Georgakopoulou (King’s College London); Agnieszka Lyons (Queen Mary, University of London); Mirca Madianou (Goldsmiths, University of London); Sandra… Continue reading

Call for Applications: Masters and PhD Fellowships on the project ‘What’s at Stake in the Fake: Indian pharmaceuticals, African markets and global health’, University of the Witwatersrand

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Location: Department of Anthropology at the University of the Witwatersrand (in collaboration with the University of Warwick and the University of Amsterdam) Date for Review of Applications: 1 December 2018 Call for Application: Masters and PhD Fellowships on the project ‘What’s at Stake in the Fake: Indian pharmaceuticals, African markets and global health’  The Department of Anthropology at… Continue reading

Registration Open: ‘LHIVES: Narratives of HIV’, Manchester, November 9th 2018

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Date: 4-7pm, Friday November 9th 2018 Location: Friends’ Meeting House, 6 Mount St, Manchester M2 5NS You can now register for FREE for the LHIVES: Narratives of HIV event in November 9, 4-7pm in Manchester city centre. Tickets are running out fast. Snacks and drinks will be provided! Register at https://www.bugchasingproject.org/lhives. This will discuss the role… Continue reading

Call for Contributions and Booking Information: ‘Storytelling for Health 2 International Conference’, Cardiff and Swansea, 27th, 28th, 29th June 2019

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Date: 27th, 28th, 29th June 2019 Location: Cardiff and Swansea, Wales Closing Date for Proposals: 23.59 GMT on Sunday November 18th 2018 CFP: Storytelling for Health 2 International Conference The organisers are delighted to announce that ABMU Health Board and the University of South Wales are working together with a range of partners towards the next conference ‘Storytelling… Continue reading