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Arts Health Early Career Research Network: Informal Meet-Up in Edinburgh

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Date: 5.30pm, 27th February 2018 Location: Usher’s pub in Edinburgh – 32b West Nicolson St, Edinburgh EH8 9DD The Arts Health Early Career Research Network is organising an informal networking meet-up and drinks on Tuesday 27 February, for those working or interested in the intersection of the arts, humanities, health and medicine. We will be meeting at… Continue reading

Book Review: Reading the Psychosomatic in Medical and Popular Culture, edited by Carol-Ann Farkas (London and New York: Routledge, 2018).

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  Book: Reading the Psychosomatic in Medical and Popular Culture, edited by Carol-Ann Farkas (London and New York: Routledge, 2018).  Reviewer: Dr Cris Sarg, University of Glasgow Reading the Psychosomatic in Medical and Popular Culture (2018) is an edited collection by Carol-Ann Farkas. As is evident from the title this book examines the perceptions/interpretations of the… Continue reading

Medical Humanities Discussion Group: Charlotte Orr (PhD in Medical Humanities, University of Glasgow), ‘The self-construction of the scientist in Sir Ronald Ross’s Memoirs: with a full account of the great malaria problem’

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Date: 1-2pm, Wednesday 14 February 2018 Location: Room 216, the Hetherington Building, University of Glasgow The Medical Humanities Research Centre is delighted to announce the next speaker and topic for the Medical Humanities Discussion Group. On 14th February, Charlotte Orr (PhD student in Medical Humanities, University of Glasgow) will give a talk entitled ‘The self-construction of… Continue reading

London Event: Implementing an opt-out organ donation policy in England Philosophical and Policy Questions

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Date: Saturday 17th February 2018 10.00-17.00 Location: The Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Rd, London On the 12th December 2017 the UK Department of Health announced a consultation on organ donation seeking the views of individuals and institutions on how and whether a policy of presumed consent could work in England. Given the importance of this proposal… Continue reading

Job Opportunity: Post-Doctoral Researcher in Philosophy/Ethics at Institute of Ethics, History and Theory of Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich

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Position: Postdoctoral researcher. Area: Philosophy/Ethics. 100%, initial fixed-term 36 months Location: The Institute of Ethics, History and Theory of Medicine at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich Deadline: 28th February 2018 The Institute of Ethics, History and Theory of Medicine at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich invites applications for the following position to be filled as of 1 April 2018 or… Continue reading

Call for Applications: International Bioethics Summer School, New York City, July 2-16, 2018

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Date: 2nd-16th July 2018 Location: Bohemian National Hall, 321 E 73rd St., Manhattan, NY. The Global Bioethics Initiative, the New York Medical College, and the Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association invite students and professionals worldwide to attend the International Bioethics Summer School hosted by the Bohemian National Hall. The program in NYC is open to everyone from… Continue reading

Visiting Researcher and Post-Doctoral Opportunities: Digital Scholarship Fellowships at IASH, Edinburgh

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Location: Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH), University of Edinburgh Deadline for Applications: 28th February 2018 for the Visiting Researcher Fellowships and 30th April 2018 for the Postdoctoral Fellowships and Bursaries Applications are now open for two new Fellowships in Digital Scholarship, based at the university’s Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH). IASH… Continue reading

Seminar: ‘Do new tools need new ethics? The challenge of advancing biotechnology for ethics and policy’, Professor Jeff Kahn (Berman Institute for Bioethics), Mason Institute, Edinburgh

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Date: Tuesday 30th January, 1-2pm Location: Sydney Smith Lecture Theatre (second floor) Doorway 1, Teviot Place, University of Edinburgh The Mason Institute at the University of Edinburgh invites you to attend a special seminar to be presented by Professor Jeff Kahn (Berman Institute for Bioethics): Title: ‘Do new tools need new ethics? The challenge of advancing… Continue reading

“Going to the Dogs?” A Workshop Series on Research at the Intersection of Disability and Animal Studies, Leeds University Centre for Medical Humanities

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Date: 19th February 2018 from 2–5pm Location: Centre for Medical Humanities in the School of English (6–10 Cavendish Road), University of Leeds The first meeting of ‘“Going to the Dogs?” A Workshop Series on Research at the Intersection of Disability and Animal Studies’ will take place at the Centre for Medical Humanities in the School of… Continue reading

Talk: ‘Medicine, Mistakes and Manslaughter’, Dr Oliver Quick, Edinburgh

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Date: 12.30-2.00 pm, 24th January Location: Elder Room, Old College, University of Edinburgh Please follow the link below for details of a talk by Dr Oliver Quick (University of Bristol) to be given this Wednesday as part of the Criminal Law Seminar Series: http://www.law.ed.ac.uk/other_areas_of_interest/events/event?id=234111