Posts by Hannah Tweed

Registration: ‘Nature and Wellbeing Symposium’, Edinburgh

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Date: Friday 23 June Location: Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, 2 Hope Park Square, Edinburgh There are still some places available on the upcoming Nature and Wellbeing Symposium to be held at IASH, University of Edinburgh on Friday 23rd June. The event features an (optional) Slow Walk around Holyrood Park, a talk by historian of therapeutic landscapes,… Continue reading

Conference: ‘Spirituality and Recovery’, Durham

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Date: 12th – 14th July 2017 The Project for Spirituality, Theology and Health at Durham University in association with TEWV NHS Foundation Trust is organising the Spirituality and Recovery conference at St John’s College, Durham, from 12-14 July 2017. This is the third Durham conference exploring good practice in spirituality and mental health care. As more and more mental health service providers embrace… Continue reading

Postdoctoral Research Associate: ‘Life of Breath Project’, Bristol

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The Life of Breath team at the University of Bristol are recruiting a postdoctoral research associate in history of medicine. The post, offered for 2 years, could examine the recent history of COPD, which has not so far been the subject of major historical study. However the PIs are also happy to discuss other ideas for research relevant… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Reconfiguration of Health and Welfare in different European settings’, Brighton

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Date: 15th – 16th November 2017 Deadline for applications: 15th June 2017 Papers are invited for an international workshop exploring the reconfiguration of health and welfare in different European settings, to be held in the University of Sussex in Brighton on the 15th-16th November 2017. Papers should address the ways in which austerity policies, welfare… Continue reading

CFP: Special Issue of Critical Stages (webjournal), ‘Medicine and/in Theatre’

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The webjournal of the International Association of Theatre Critics (IATC), Critical Stages, invites contributions for issue No 17, Medicine and/in Theatre, due for publication in June 2018. Over the past decade there has been increased critical attention paid to the intersection of theatre and medicine; although the relationship between the two is far from new.… Continue reading

RCPSG Lecture: Pankaj Chandak, ‘Safer Surgery – The Lasting Legacy of Joseph Lister’, Glasgow

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Lecture, Pankaj Chandak: ‘Safer Surgery – The Lasting Legacy of Joseph Lister’ Date: 7pm, Thursday 15th June 2017 (refreshments from 6.30pm) Location: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is delighted to invite you to their annual Goodall Lecture.… Continue reading

Postdoctoral Research Assistant, ‘Diseases of Modern Life: C19th Perspectives’, Oxford

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in 19th-Century History of Medicine/Science/Culture University of Oxford, Gibson Building Deadline for applications: 30th June 2017 Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the team working on the European Research Council funded project, ‘Diseases of Modern Life: 19th Century Perspectives’. The post is full-time and will be fixed-term from… Continue reading

Postdoctoral Research Associate, ‘Cultural Contexts of Health’, Exeter

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Postdoctoral Research Associate, ‘Cultural Contexts of Health’  University of Exeter, Department of History Deadline for applications: 14th June 2017 The post The College wishes to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Associate to support the work of Dr Felicity Thomas. This full-time fixed term Wellcome Trust funded post is available immediately for 6 months. The successful applicant… Continue reading

Postdoctoral Research Associate, “The Medical World of Early Modern England, Wales and Ireland c.1500-1715”, Exeter

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Postdoctoral Research Associate, “The Medical World of Early Modern England, Wales and Ireland c.1500-1715” University of Exeter, Centre for Medical History, Department of History Deadline for applications: 10th July 2017 The College wishes to recruit a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate to support the work of Professor Jonathan Barry and Dr Peter Elmer on the project “The… Continue reading

PGR Workshop: ‘Interdisciplinarity in Practice: Medical Humanities Research’, Leeds

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The University of Leeds warmly invites participants for a one-day workshop addressing the scholarly challenges and collaborative opportunities surrounding postgraduate research in the medical humanities. Increasing numbers of postgraduate students from a wide range of disciplines are undertaking work on human health, wellbeing, disease, and the body that entails interdisciplinary approaches. Conducting PhD research across disciplinary… Continue reading