Registration: International Comics & Medicine Conference, ‘Stages & Pages’, Dundee

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Date: Thursday 7th July – Saturday 9th July 2016 Location: Dalhousie Building, Old Hawkhill, Dundee, DD1 5EN (View Map) Registration: £20-£80 (student discounts and single-day tickets available). Register at the Eventbrite page. Keynote Speakers: Lynda Barry, Al Davison, and Elisabeth El Rafaie, with a special workshop run by Lynda Barry & Dan Chaon The theme of this year’s… Continue reading

Registration: Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities Conference, Glasgow

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Date: Monday 4th July 2016, 9am to 6pm  Location: Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8SU (View Map) Organizing Committee: Gavin Miller and Anna McFarlane Keynote Speakers: Dr Luna Dolezal, University of Durham & Trinity College Dublin Professor Daniel Pick, Birkbeck, University of London Professor Patrick Parrinder, University of Reading The Wellcome Trust-funded Science Fiction… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Discourses of Care: Care in Media, Medicine and Society’, Glasgow

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Location: Gilmorehill Halls, 9 University Avenue, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ Date: Monday 5th – Wednesday 7th September 2016 Deadline for proposals: Friday 3rd June 2016 Keynote speakers: Eva Feder Kittay, Stony Brook University NY Andrew Kötting, artist and filmmaker, University for the Creative Arts This Wellcome-funded interdisciplinary conference aims to support and foster collaborative… Continue reading

Discussion Event: ‘Can Women Put Motherhood on Ice?’, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

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Date: 5.45pm, Wed 15th June 2016 A free-to-attend evening event in Edinburgh about egg freezing, delaying motherhood and whether women can beat the biological clock, organised by the Progress Educational Trust (PET). The event will begin with refreshments at 5.45pm, followed by a panel discussion at 6.30pm. This event is supported by the Scottish Government,… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Culture, Health and Wellbeing Conference’, Bristol

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Conference date: Mon 19th – Wed 21st June 2017 Deadline for abstracts: Sun 20th November 2016 The Culture, Health and Wellbeing conference will showcase inspirational practice, policy and the latest research in culture and arts in health and wellbeing. It will discuss the role of arts and creativity in healing, care and wellbeing across the life course.… Continue reading

PhD studentship: ‘Changing Cultures in Health and Medicine’, University of Liverpool

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The University of Liverpool is seeking applications for a fully funded PhD studentship in the Medical Humanities and Social Sciences to be associated with the Centre for Health, Arts and Science (CHARTS). Alongside PhD research, the successful candidate will play a role in raising the profile of research in this area, including developing the web… Continue reading

MA in the History of Health, Medicine and Society, University of Leeds

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The School of History and the Centre for History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Leeds are launching an exciting new MA programme in the History of Health, Medicine and Society. This postgraduate degree allows students to explore relationships between health, medical practices and wider society in a broad range of chronological and… Continue reading

Lecturer in the History of Health and Medicine since 1800, University of Strathclyde

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Location: University of Strathclyde Salary: £34,576 Contract: Fixed (3 years), full time Closes: 5th June 2016   Applications are invited for a three year Lectureship within the Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare (CSHHH) Glasgow at the University of Strathclyde (www.strath.ac.uk/cshhh). The CSHHH Glasgow was established in 2005 as a research collaboration in the… Continue reading

Lecturer in C18th English Literature (Medical Humanities focus), University of Glasgow

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Location: University of Glasgow Salary: £41,255 – £47,801 (grade 8) Contract: Permanent, full time Closes: 14th June 2016 The School of Critical Studies seeks to appoint a Lecturer in English Literature. The successful applicant will have demonstrably outstanding expertise in eighteenth-century literature in relation to the material culture of the period. The post is a strategic… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Morbid Laughter: Exploring the Comic Dimensions of Disease in Classical Antiquity’, Patras, Greece

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Call for Papers: Morbid Laughter: Exploring the Comic Dimensions of Disease in Classical Antiquity Location: Department of Classics, University of Patras (Greece) Dates: Monday 12th – Tuesday 13th September 2016 Confirmed speakers include: Edith Hall (King’s College, London), Georgia Petridou (Erfurt University), Ian Ruffell (University of Glasgow), Dimos Spatharas (University of Crete), Chiara Thumiger (Warwick University). We welcome abstracts for papers… Continue reading