Change of Date/Venue: Medical Humanities Discussion Group, Professor Jane Desmond, “Medical Humanities across the Species Line: When the patient is a Dog, or Cow, or Parrot”, 3 April, Glasgow

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Date: 1 pm, Wednesday 3 April 2019 Location: Lilybank House seminar room, University of Glasgow Please note:  The date of Professor Desmond’s talk has changed from 27 March (as previously advertised) to 3 April.  The venue has also changed from the Hetherington Building to the Lilybank House seminar room.  The Medical Humanities Discussion Group is delighted to welcome Professor Jane Desmond, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, to speak on: “Medical Humanities across the Species Line:… Continue reading

Job Opportunity: P/T Administrative Officer, Glasgow Medical Humanities Network

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Location: Glasgow Salary: £28,660 to £32, 236 pro rata, per annum Hours: Part Time Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract Closing Date for Applications: 16 April 2019 Job Ref: 023784 For full details and to apply, please visit the original advertisement athttps://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BQY943/administrative-officer Job PurposeThe purpose of the role is to provide administrative and research support to the Wellcome Trust funded Glasgow Medical Humanities Network, working closely with the Network Director,… Continue reading

CFP: ‘La Maladie Fin de Siècle: Decadence and Disease’ Symposium, London, 26 June 2019

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Date: 26 June 2019 Location: Birkbeck, University of London Closing Date for Abstracts: 20 March 2019 Call for Papers: ‘La Maladie Fin de Siècle: Decadence and Disease’ Symposium, Birkbeck, University of London, 26 June 2019 As Arthur Symons famously stated in the essay ‘Decadent Movement in Literature’ (1893), Decadence was conceived at the turn of the century… Continue reading

Workshop: ‘Deaf Heritage Collective’, Edinburgh, 5 April 2019

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Date and Time: Friday, 5 April 2019, 10:00 – 17:00 BST Location: Codebase, Castle Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9DR, United Kingdom Collaborative Workshop: ‘Deaf Heritage Collective’, Codebase, Edinburgh, 5 April 2019 We invite you to participate in the third of four collaborative workshops that explore the future of Deaf culture and heritage in Scotland. On the 5th April at Edinburgh’s Codebase we develop the conversation around Spaces… Continue reading

CFP: Glasgow Medical Humanities Network Symposium, Wednesday 15 May 2019

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Date:  c.10am-5pm, Wednesday 15 May 2019 Location: Wolfson Medical School Building, University Avenue, University of Glasgow Closing Date for Proposals: Friday 29 March 2019 Call for Proposals: Glasgow Medical Humanities Network Symposium, University of Glasgow, Wednesday 15 May 2019 The Glasgow Medical Humanities Network Symposium is the first event under the auspices of the new… Continue reading

CFP: ‘OCD in Society-Making Sense of a Hidden Illness’, London, 8 June 2019

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Date: 8 June 2019 Location: Queen Mary University of London Closing Date for Abstracts: 24 March 2019 Call for Papers: ‘OCD in Society – Making Sense of a Hidden Illness’, Queen Mary University of London, 8 June 2019 Affecting up to 3% of the general population, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a debilitating disorder that has been conceptualized either as an anxiety… Continue reading

CFP: Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference 2019-‘Embodiment, Health, and Medicine’, Exeter, 24-25 June 2019

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Date: 24-25 June 2019 Location: University of Exeter Closing Date for Abstracts: Monday 1 April 2019 Call for Papers: Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference 2019-‘Embodiment, Health, and Medicine’, University of Exeter, 24-25 June 2019 @ExeterMedHumsPG Keynote Speakers Professor Laura Salisbury, University of Exeter External speaker TBC The Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference will return in June 2019 for its sixth consecutive year. Over the last five years, we… Continue reading

Culture & Health 2019 webinar: ‘Air Pollution: Local contexts, universal effects’, Webcast 6 March 2019, GMT 12.30- 13.30, CET 13.30- 14.30

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Date/Time: Webcast 6 March 2019, GMT 12.30- 13.30, CET 13.30- 14.30 Livestream/further information link: http://www.euro.who.int/en/data-and-evidence/cultural-contexts-of-health/webinars Air pollution is not only a major global environmental problem, but also represents the single largest environmental risk to health globally. Alongside contributing to chronic illness, estimates are that 2 million people die every year from air pollution exposure. Both… Continue reading

CFP: ‘The Body & the Built Environment in the Long Nineteenth Century’, One-day Interdisciplinary Symposium, Durham, 25 June 2019

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Date: Tuesday, 25 June 2019 Location: Durham University, UK. Closing Date for Abstracts: 19 April 2019 Call for Papers: ‘The Body & the Built Environment in the Long Nineteenth Century’, One-day Interdisciplinary Symposium, University of Durham, Tuesday 25 June 2019 The period between 1750 and 1918 is widely acknowledged to have been one of dramatic societal and cultural change, not… Continue reading

CFP: ‘The Pathological Body From the Mid-Nineteenth Century to the Present: European Literary and Cultural Perspectives’, London, 20 September 2019

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Date: Friday 20 September 2019 Location: Institute of Modern Languages (IMLR), Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, UK Closing Date for Abstracts: Sunday 28 April 2019 Call for papers: ‘The Pathological Body From the Mid-Nineteenth Century to the Present: European Literary and Cultural Perspectives’, 20 September 2019. A one-day symposium at the Institute of Modern Languages (IMLR), Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, UK. Keynote… Continue reading