Call for Researchers: Medicine Galleries, Science Museum, London

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The Science Museum is looking for researchers to work on 4 week-long research projects for our medical galleries project (details and pay below). If you are interested please email Oisin Wall at oisin.wall@sciencemuseum.ac.uk. Call for Researchers We are developing major new Medicine Galleries to showcase thousands of objects from our medicine collections for the next… Continue reading

MHRC Discussion Group, Glasgow (Semester 2)

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The Medical Humanities Research Centre at the University of Glasgow is delighted to announce the programme for our discussion group for semester two. Please see details of the sessions below. The meetings will all take place in Room 418 in the East Quadrangle (directions available on the discussion group webpages), between 1-2pm. Tea/coffee and biscuits will… Continue reading

Glasgow History of Medicine Seminars, RCPSG

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The Centre for the History of Medicine (part of the Institute of Health and Wellbeing at Glasgow University) and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow invite you to a series of free seminars on medical history. Venue: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Library Reading Room, 232-242 St Vincent St,… Continue reading

CFP: Institute of Medical Ethics Summer Conference, Liverpool

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Date: 15th-16th June 2017 The Institute of Medical Ethics invites abstracts for its forthcoming conference in Liverpool on 15 – 16 June 2017. The conference is a two-day event, designed to give opportunities for academics, clinicians and students involved in biomedical ethics research and the medical humanities to present their current work. The conference organizers welcome… Continue reading

Faculty of Arts PhD Studentship, Manuscripts and Special Collections, Nottingham

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Location: University of Nottingham Deadline: 28th February 2017 This studentship is for students wanting to undertake a doctoral degree working on our manuscripts and special collections. The University of Nottingham Manuscripts and Special Collections, and Centre for Research on Cuba, hold collections which have been designated as of national and international importance. They are a major… Continue reading

CFP: The Neurological Turn and Contemporary Fiction, AMH Conference, Keele

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Association of Medical Humanities Annual Conference, Keele University, 28-30 June 2017.  Panel session Call for Papers: The Neurological Turn and Contemporary Fiction (Thursday 29 June). Panel Chair: Dr Nick Bentley (Keele University) Narrative fiction has traditionally been viewed as a literary space that lends itself to the exploration of the psychological motivations and behaviours of characters with… Continue reading

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, Leeds

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The University of Leeds has been awarded a grant of £1.25m over 5 years from the Wellcome Trust ISSF to support biomedical and related research, which has been matched by an equal investment by the University. A major component of this funding will support early career researchers in order to enable them to realise their… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Spectacular Evidence: Theatres of the Observed Mind’, London

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Location: The event will take place at ArtsAdmin in London. Date: Friday 24th March 2017, starting at 11am. Deadline for abstracts: 5pm, Tuesday 10th January 2017. Spectacular Evidence: Theatres of the Observed Mind is a one-day symposium that draws upon histories of madness, its exhibition and how it has been staged as cultural performance. Spectacular Evidence will also explore the… Continue reading

Funded PhD: ‘Contextualising bullying and ‘vulnerability’ in the lives of LGBT and/or disabled young people’, Sheffield Hallam

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Sheffield Hallam University is currently offering funded PhD places. One in particular is ‘disability’ related (co-supervised by the Disability Research Forum’s Jen Slater). See below and follow this link for more information: Contextualising bullying and ‘vulnerability’ in the lives of LGBT and/or disabled young people Anti-bullying practice and advocacy often understands certain ‘types’ of young people,… Continue reading

CFP: Speak, body: Art, the Reproduction of Capital and the Reproduction of Life, Leeds

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Location: School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds Date: 21st – 23rd April 2017 Deadline for abstracts: 30th January 2017 Keynote Speakers (tbc): Martha Rosler, Marina Vishmidt Speak, body: Art, the Reproduction of Capital and the Reproduction of Life, will address the juncture of the “body” in art in relation to feminism(s) and capitalism,… Continue reading