Upcoming Event: ‘Nursing Stories from the First World War: A Conversation with Dr Diane Atkinson’, Edinburgh, 9th November 2018

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Date: 18.00 – 19.15, Friday 9th November 2018 Location:  Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22−26 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ Nursing Stories from the First World War: A Conversation with Dr Diane Atkinson The Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Young Academy of Scotland warmly invite you to Nursing stories from the First World War: A conversation with… Continue reading

Book Review: Medical Paratexts from Medieval to Modern: Dissecting the Page, edited by Hannah C. Tweed and Diane G. Scott (London/New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018).

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Book: Medical Paratexts from Medieval to Modern: Dissecting the Page, edited by Hannah C. Tweed and Diane G. Scott (London/New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). Reviewer: Karoliina Ollikainen, University of Glasgow Medical Paratexts from Medieval to Modern: Dissecting the Page, edited by Hannah C. Tweed and Diane G. Scott, is part of the Palgrave Studies in… Continue reading

Funding Opportunity: University of Glasgow Library – Visiting Research Fellowships

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Location: University of Glasgow Library Closing Date for Applications: Noon 19 November 2018 Supported by the Friends of Glasgow University Library and the William Lind Foundation, the University of Glasgow Library is pleased to announce new annual Visiting Research Fellowships to support scholars from across academic disciplines to come to Glasgow to work on our unique… Continue reading

CFP: 11th Beyond Humanism Conference: ‘Critical Posthumanism and Transhumanism’, Lille, 9th-12th July 2018

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Date: 9th – 12th July 2018 Location: Catholic University of Lille, France, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, ETHICS EA-7446 Deadline for Proposals: 31st of March 2019 The 11th Beyond Humanism Conference: ‘Critical Posthumanism and Transhumanism The Posthuman Paradigm Shift’ http://beyondhumanism.org/ http://beyondhumanism.org/10th-conference-in-wroclaw-poland/ From the 9th until the 12th of July 2019 Catholic University of Lille, France Faculty of Arts… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Regarding the Pain of Others: What emotions have to do in the History of Humanitarian Images?’, Geneva, 4th-5th July 2018

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Date: 4th-5th July 2018 Location: Geneva Deadline for Proposals: 14th December 2018 Regarding the Pain of Others: What emotions have to do in the History of Humanitarian Images? Geneva, 4th-5th July 2019 CFP: Taking the title of Susan Sontag’s seminal work as a starting point, this workshop aims at re-opening an old debate about the potentialities of… Continue reading

CFP: ‘(No)Bodies on the Irish Stage: “Deviant” Physicalities’, Galway, 12th-13th April 2019

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Date: 12th-13th April 2019 Location: O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, National University of Ireland, Galway Deadline for Proposals: 5pm Friday 14th December 2018 ‘(No)Bodies on the Irish Stage: “Deviant” Physicalities’ O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, National University of Ireland, Galway 12th-13th April 2019 Keynotes: Dr Emilie Pine Associate Professor in Modern Drama, University… Continue reading

Public Lecture: ‘Adventures, archives, and anguish in undertaking AIDS research’, York, 15th October 2018

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Date: 12.00pm, Monday 15th October 2018 Location: Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York The Centre for Global Health Histories warmly invites you to the following public lecture at the University of York on 15 October. All are welcome to attend and no booking is necessary. ‘Adventures, archives, and anguish in undertaking AIDS research’ Dr… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Ailing Empires: Medicine, Science, and Imperialism’, Edinburgh, 31st May 2019

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Date: 31st May 2019 Location: University of Edinburgh Deadline for Proposals: 8th February 2019 ‘Ailing Empires: Medicine, Science, and Imperialism’ Interdisciplinary symposium at the University of Edinburgh 31st May 2019 Keynote speaker: Dr Samiksha Sehrawat (Newcastle) Twitter: @AEconference CALL FOR PAPERS:  2018 has begun as a period of renewed public and academic debate over the history and legacies… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Corpus Linguistics in Scotland’ Network Meeting, Edinburgh, 30th November 2018

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Date: 30th November 2018 Closing Date for Abstracts: 31st October 2018 Closing Date for Registration: 23rd November 2018 Location: University of Edinburgh, School of Health in Social Science, Teviot Place, Doorway 6, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, Room 4.1 (4th floor) ‘Corpus Linguistics in Scotland’ Network Meeting Corpus Linguistics in the Arts and Humanities 30th November 2018, University of… Continue reading

Registration Open: ‘Building alliances: Mental health activism and the academy’, London, 12th October 2018

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Date: 1pm-5pm, 12th October 2018 Location: Birkbeck, University of London, UK Building alliances: Mental health activism and the academy There is a mental health and social welfare crisis in the UK. Disability and service user-led groups are leading campaigns to raise awareness of and challenge government cuts and policy “reform”. The question arises: how can… Continue reading