CFP: The Medieval Brain Workshop, York

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CFP: The Medieval Brain Workshop University of York 10th – 11th March 2017 As we research aspects of the medieval brain, we encounter complications generated by medieval thought and twenty-first century medicine and neurology alike. Our understanding of modern-day neurology, psychiatry, disability studies, and psychology rests on shifting sands. Not only do we struggle with… Continue reading

CFP: Disability and Disciplines: The International Conference on Educational, Cultural, and Disability Studies, Liverpool Hope

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Disability and Disciplines: The International Conference on Educational, Cultural, and Disability Studies 5-6 July, 2017 Centre for Culture and Disability Studies, Liverpool Hope University Interdisciplinarity is pivotal in the development of the academy for many reasons, some of which form the conceptual framework of the Centre for Culture and Disability Studies. Although far from straightforward in… Continue reading

Guest Post: Dr Adrian Chapman, Visiting Fellow at the MHRC, University of Glasgow

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At the start of April I left London, where I teach British Literature to students from Florida State University, and moved up to Scotland. Thanks to a Wellcome Trust Research Bursary (https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/research-bursaries), I’ve been able to take up a position as a Visiting Fellow at the University of Glasgow’s University’s Medical Humanities Research Centre. In… Continue reading

CFP: Historical Perspectives PG Seminar Series 2016-2017, Glasgow

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Historical Perspectives is an established history society based at the University of Glasgow which acts as a network for postgraduate researchers throughout the United Kingdom. Our monthly seminar series provides a comfortable environment for postgraduate students to present their research, receive vital feedback, and generate discussion and explore ideas with their peers. Seminars are free… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Other Psychotherapies – across time, space, and cultures’, Glasgow

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Monday 3rd April – Tues 4th April 2017 University of Glasgow The Wellcome Trust-funded Conference ‘Other Psychotherapies – across time, space, and cultures’ brings contemporary Western expertise into dialogue with psychotherapeutic approaches from ‘other’ spatially, historically or otherwise ‘distant’ cultures. The Conference Committee invites abstracts of up to 300 words for 20-minute presentations, to be… Continue reading

Registration: ‘Young Citizens and Society: Fostering Civic Participation’, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

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The School of Education at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, is pleased to host its second Contemporary Childhood Conference, which will take place on 2-3 September 2016. Citizenship and Civic Education take a range of forms, but the overall goal is to support children and young people’s participation in their immediate society and the wider… Continue reading

Post: Portfolio Developer, Wellcome Trust

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The Wellcome Trust is looking for a Portfolio Developer: communities and knowledge, which is well suited for candidates who have just completed their PhDs or have undertaken a one-year postdoc. More information can be found at: https://wellcome.ac.uk/jobs/portfolio-developer-communities-and-knowledge. Job location London Closing date Sunday 4 September 2016 Salary Competitive, plus excellent benefits Job description This will be a 12-month fixed-term… Continue reading

Posts (x2): Assistant Professors of Bioethics and Medical Humanities at UAMS

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Assistant Professors of Bioethics and Medical Humanities at UAMS The Division of Medical Humanities in the College of Medicine at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) seeks two dedicated, energetic individuals to join our team as full time, tenure-track faculty at the level of Assistant Professor. A faculty appointment in our department brings opportunities… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Disability Studies’, Special Issue of Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation

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Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation Special Disability Studies Themed Issue The Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer-reviewed, multimedia, open-access journal. We are currently seeking submissions that can further the relationship and conversation between disability studies and the rehabilitation fields. We are particularly interested in pieces that explore the ways disability studies and rehabilitation… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Autism Narratives’, Special Issue of Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies

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Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies – Call for Papers Special Issue: Autism Narratives Guest Editors: Stuart Murray (English, University of Leeds) & Mark Osteen (English, Loyola University Maryland) 2018 will mark the 10th anniversary of the publication of two major studies on the cultural representations of autism, Stuart Murray’s monographRepresenting Autism: Culture, Narrative,… Continue reading