CFP: International Conference on Medical Humanities, Warsaw

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2016 International Conference on Medical Humanities

Interdisciplinary Research Foundation

Date: 11th – 12th March 2016

Location: As-Bud Conference Centre, Al. Jerozolimskie 81, Warsaw, Poland

Keynote speaker: Prof. Andrzej Kapusta, Maria-Curie Skłodowska University

The conference will explore the social, historical and cultural dimensions of medicine. It will promote an interdisciplinary perspective on health, illness, health care and the body. The conference will also focus on the issues relevant to medical knowledge, public health policy, the experience of being ill and of caring for those who are ill.

Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

  • history of medicine
  • medical anthropology
  • bioethics
  • sociology of medicine
  • medicine in literature and cultural studies
  • medicine and art
  • medicine and philosophy
  • health geography
  • medical education

We also welcome poster proposals that address one of the conference themes. The language of the conference is English. The conference is addressed to academics, researchers and professionals with a particular interest related to the conference topic. Proposals up to 200 words and a brief biographical note should be sent by 20th January 2016 to Notifications from the Conference Committee will be sent by 25th January 2015.

We are planning to publish the conference papers in a collected volume.

Full registration fee: 150 €      

Student registration fee – 115 €

The conference fee covers all conference materials, coffee breaks, lunch and dinner. We are also planning to organise a guided city tour which will be free of charge for the participants of the conference.

For the information about hotels close to the venue, please visit‎.

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