CFP: ‘The Forgotten Other: Disability Studies and the Classical Body’, London

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CFP: The Forgotten Other: Disability Studies and the Classical Body Location: Kings College London Date: 18th–19th June 2018 Deadline: 31st July 2017 Organisers: Ellen Adams (Lecturer in Classical Art and Archaeology, Kings College London) Emma-Jayne Graham (Senior Lecturer in Classical Studies, The Open University) The influence of the classical bodily ideal on Western notions of beauty has… Continue reading

Workshop: ‘Medical Interpreting under a Sociological Lens: Power Relations and Disembodiment’, Exeter

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BSA Regional Postgraduate Event: ‘Medical Interpreting under a Sociological Lens: Power Relations and Disembodiment’ Location: Byrne House, University of Exeter (click here to view a campus map) Date: Wednesday, 10th of May 2017 Organiser: Dr Teodora Manea Hauskeller: University of Exeter Speakers: Prof Rachel Tribe: University of East London. Prof Susan Kelly: University of Exeter, Dr Catherine… Continue reading

CFP: Different Bodies: (Self-)Representation, Disability, and the Media, London

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CFP: Different Bodies: (Self-)Representation, Disability, and the Media Location: Regent Campus, 309 Regent Street, University of Westminster, London Date: 9am-6pm, 23rd June 2017 Deadline: 28th April 2017 This one-day conference seeks to explore representations of the body as strange, shameful, wrong, impaired, wounded, scarred, disabled, lacking, different or ‘other’ in contemporary media. The advent of digital… Continue reading

CFP: Care and Machines, Manchester

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CFP: Care and Machines: an interdisciplinary conference on caring relationships with technologies  Location: University of Manchester Date: 20th – 21st October 2017 Deadline: 1st June 2017 The event will provide researchers from a variety of fields with the opportunity to come together and to discuss and reflect upon what is meant by ‘care’ in a world… Continue reading

British Academy: Arts Health Early Career Research Network

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Announcement from the newly-founded Arts Health Early Career Research Network: An exciting new Network for Early Career Researchers interested in arts and health is being funded by the British Academy. The network is open to any early career researchers – please get involved! The Arts Health ECRN brings together early career researchers working on projects that lie at the intersection… Continue reading

CFP (extended): ‘Disability Gains for the Academy: Exploring Pedagogies in Disability Studies’, Liverpool Hope

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Disability Gains for the Academy: Exploring Pedagogies in Disability Studies Date: Thursday 18th May 2017 Location: Liverpool Hope University Call extended to Friday 5th May 2017   The field of disability studies is recognised and valued for research and practice across disciplines in the UK and beyond. This symposium aims to explore distinctive approaches to… Continue reading

The Guntrip Trust Lecture 2017: Alistair Ross, ‘Psychoanalysis and religion: auld enmity or new alliance?’ (Edinburgh)

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Revd Dr Alistair Ross, ‘Psychoanalysis and religion: auld enmity or new alliance?’  Date: Wednesday 26th April 2017, at 6.30pm Location: Lauriston Hall, 28 Lauriston Street, Edinburgh Charge: £12 including refreshments Increasingly, we live in a world of binary distinctions, with little place for nuance or inhabiting the ‘space between’. Yet inhabiting the ‘space between’ is central to the… Continue reading

PhD Scholarships in Biomedicine and Ethics, Mason Institute (Edinburgh)

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Maclagan Prize PhD Scholarships 2017/18: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the School of Law Deadline: 30th April 2017 The J Kenyon Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences and Law will offer two Maclagan Prize Scholarships to students wishing to pursue a PhD under the auspices of the Institute. Details about the work of the Mason Institute… Continue reading

Lecture: Prof. Jonathan Montgomery, ‘New Bearings in Health Research Ethics: Towards a Social Contract Paradigm’ (Edinburgh)

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The J Kenyon Mason Annual Lecture,  Mason Institute Edinburgh Professor Jonathan Montgomery: ‘New Bearings in Health Research Ethics: Towards a Social Contract Paradigm’ Date: 5-7pm, Thursday 27th April 2017 Location: Business School Atrium, 29 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9JS Health research ethics has a long history of adapting itself to contemporary challenges. The current paradigm reflects concerns,… Continue reading

CFP: Edited Collection on Disability and Research

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Dr. Bronagh Byrne (Queen’s University Belfast) and Dr. Ciaran Burke (Ulster University) are currently accepting abstracts for chapters in a new edited collection examining disability and research.  The text itself will explore the empirical process from the perspective and experience of the disabled researcher.  As a companion to texts examining research processes with disabled respondents,… Continue reading