Posts by Hannah Tweed

PhD Scholarship in Literature and Medicine, Lancaster

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Research scholarship in Literature and Medicine and/or Science, University of Lancaster Number of bursaries: 1 Eligibility: Open to Home/EU and Overseas applicants Deadline: 2nd March 2018 The Department invites applications for a PhD in English and/or Creative Writing focused upon the relationship between literature and science or literature and medicine from the Early Modern period through to the present.… Continue reading

Screen Seminar: Hannah Hamad, ‘Screening the NHS at 70: Exploring the Political Stakes of Contemporary UK Medical Television’, Glasgow     

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Date: 5.30pm – 7pm, Wednesday 6th December Location: Room 408, Gilmorehill Halls, University of Glasgow Screen Seminars at Glasgow are delighted that Dr Hannah Hamad (University of Cardiff) will be presenting her work on ‘Screening the NHS at 70: Exploring the Political Stakes of Contemporary UK Medical Television’. All welcome! ‘Screening the NHS at 70: Exploring the Political Stakes of… Continue reading

Job: Associate Research Fellow in Disability Studies, Bath Spa University

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Contract:  Full-time, fixed-term until 31 March 2020 Salary: £32,548 to £36,613 per annum Deadline: 1st Feb 2018 Interview date: WC. 29/1/18 About us At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. And we place collaboration at the heart of everything we do. The Institute for Education… Continue reading

Conference registration: ‘Putting Theory into Practice: Exploring the role of Practice-based Medical Humanities’, London

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Date: 29th – 30th November 2017 Location: Birkbeck, London Registration is now open for Putting Theory into Practice: Exploring the role of Practice-based Medical Humanities (29-30 November), hosted by Birkbeck’s Centre for Medical Humanities. For times, venues and registration details, please see the conference website. The shape and future of medical education and practice has been under increasing scrutiny and continuing… Continue reading

Film Screening: Who’s Your Dandy? featuring Equivalence and Andra Simons, Edinburgh

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Date: 7.30pm, Tuesday 28th November 2017 Location: Filmhouse Cinema, 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ After an inaugural event that packed Filmhouse, Who’s Your Dandy? returns with more off-the-wall, accessible and film-based artworks from Scotland and beyond.  Equivalence, Sandra Alland’s live short story with film by Ania Urbanowska, receives a remount after sold-out shows at Transpose Barbican and Anatomy. Who’s Your Dandy? also… Continue reading

Artist in Residence Workshop, RCPS Glasgow

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Date: 6pm, Monday 20th November 2017 Location: Lister Room, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow, 232-242 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow is pleased to announce an Artist in Residence workshop, on Monday 20th November, 6pm, in the Lister Room in the College building. This will be an informal… Continue reading

CFP: New Historical Perspectives on Ageing and the Life Course, Leeds

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Date: 19th – 20th March 2018 Location: Weetwood Hall, University of Leeds Deadline: 30th November 2017 In recent decades, global research activity around ageing and the life course has grown exponentially. Work in the clinical sciences, and in the established field of gerontology, has explored the challenges and opportunities of ageing through investigations focusing on biological… Continue reading

CFP: Histories of Disability: local, global and colonial stories, Sheffield

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Date: 7th-8th June 2018 Location: University of Sheffield Deadline: 1st December 2017 Back in 2001, the historian of American deafness Douglas Baynton argued that ‘Disability is everywhere in history, once you begin looking for it, but conspicuously absent in the histories we write’ (Baynton, 2001, p. 52). Since then the history of disability has burgeoned with… Continue reading

CFP: BodyWorks: A Conference on Corporeal Representation, Northumbria

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Date: 3rd May 2018 Location: Northumbria University Deadline: 20th January 2018 BodyWorks takes an interdisciplinary and intersectional approach to representations of bodies, embodiment and sensory experience across literature and culture. In doing so, we welcome responses from a range of disciplines, including cultural studies, literary studies, philosophy, arts, history, education, media, social sciences and medical humanities. Through this… Continue reading

Arts of Breath – series of lecture-performances organised by Life of Breath project, Durham

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The Life of Breath Project is pleased to announce ‘Arts of Breath’, a series of lecture-performances exploring the role of breath in poetry, fiction, singing, dance and visual art. All events will take place in Durham. For more information see individual event pages below, or contact Sarah McLusky. Wed 29 Nov 2017: Visualising the Ephemeral: Breath in Visual Art with artist Jayne… Continue reading