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PhD Studentship: ‘Medical Creativity in Eighteenth-Century Literature’, University of Northumbria

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Title/Reference No.: ‘Medical Creativity in Eighteenth-Century Literature’ (Ref:EXT19/HUM/LAWLOR) Deadline for Applicants: 15th November 2018 Location: University of Northumbria ‘Medical Creativity in Eighteenth-Century Literature’ (Ref:EXT19/HUM/LAWLOR) This studentship is funded by the Leverhulme Trust as part of the three-year Major Project, WRITING DOCTORS: REPRESENTATION AND MEDICAL PERSONALITY ca. 1660-1832. The project itself deals broadly with writing by and about doctors… Continue reading

Public Lecture: Professor Manuel Barcia, ‘“Beware, Beware of the Bight of Benin”: The Struggle against Disease in the Slave Trade Contact Zones, 1807-1867’, Glasgow, 24th October 2018

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Date: 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Wednesday 24th October 2018 Location: Lecture Theatre, Hunterian Art Gallery As part of Black History Month, Professor Manuel Barcia will be giving an evening lecture at The Hunterian Lecture Theatre, titled, “Beware, Beware of the Bight of Benin: The Struggle against Disease in the Slave Trade Contact Zones, 1807-1867”. This lecture is part of… Continue reading

Upcoming Global Health Histories Seminar 110: Polio, Immunization and Universal Health Coverage, York, 25th September 2018

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Date: 13:30 pm, 25 September 2018 Location: The Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, UK The Centre for Global Health Histories at the University of York warmly invites you to attend Global Health Histories Seminar 110: ‘Polio, Immunization and Universal Health Coverage’, which will be held at the University of York, UK, on… Continue reading

Funding Opportunity: NNMHR Seed Scheme Round 2, funding available to support medical humanities research initiatives

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Deadline for Applications: 5pm Monday 19th November 2018 The Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research (NNMHR) has been awarded a generous Small Grant* from the Wellcome Trust to enable us to continue supporting innovative and critical medical humanities research across the network. We are delighted to announce that the second round of the NNMHR Seed… Continue reading

CFP: Working together: collaboration beyond the academy in research in dementia and culture, London, 23rd November 2018

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Date: Friday 23rd November 2018 Location: Institute of Modern Languages Research, Senate House, London Deadline for Abstracts: 30th September 2018 Working together: collaboration beyond the academy in research in dementia and culture A Dementia and Cultural Narrative Network event Organisers: Dr Sarah Falcus (University of Huddersfield) and Dr Raquel Medina (Aston University) Those working in the broad… Continue reading

Open for Applications: Louis Bonduelle Research Award

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Closing Date for Applications: 7th November 2018 The Louis Bonduelle Foundation supports scientific research, nationally and internationally, to advance knowledge in the field of sustainable food and to promote public interest in healthy eating habits. The Foundation presents the Louis Bonduelle Award to recognise and reward doctoral research, across a range of disciplines, in the areas… Continue reading

CFP: SIEF2019 14th Congress, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 14th-17th April 2019

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Date: 14th-17th April 2019 Location: Santiago de Compostela, Spain Closing Date for Paper, Poster and AV Media Proposals: 15th October 2018 Congress Theme: Track Changes: Reflecting on a Transforming World The 14th international SIEF congress (International Society for Ethnology and Folklore) invites you to Santiago de Compostela, the capital of the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain… Continue reading

Registration Open: Rescheduled Scottish Medical Humanities Doctoral Research Network – Scoping Meeting, 5th October 2018, Glasgow

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Date: 11am-3pm, Friday 5th October 2018 Location: SGSAH Meeting Room, University of Glasgow A new date has now been confirmed for the Scottish Medical Humanities Doctoral Research Network – Scoping Meeting, originally planned for the 7th March 2018. The scoping meeting was postponed in March due to planned industrial action. It will now take place on Friday… Continue reading

Call for Writers: Synapsis Journal of Health Humanities

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Deadline: September 1st 2018 The journal editors are pleased to invite new writers to contribute to Synapsis: A Journal of Health Humanities (www.medicalhealthhumanities.com). Synapsis is an online publication designed to bring together humanities scholars and students from across institutions and disciplines in a “department without walls.” The site is founded and edited by Arden Hegele, a… Continue reading

Workshop: ‘Connecting or Excluding? New Technologies & Connected Communities’, Glasgow

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Date: 2-8pm, Wednesday 26th September Location: The Lighthouse (Conference Suite), 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow, G1 3NU www.thelighthouse.co.uk Date: 9.30am-6pm, Thursday 27th September Location: St Luke’s (Main Hall), 17 Bain Street, Glasgow, G40 2JZ www.stlukesglasgow.com This free event will explore how digital technologies and infrastructure help enable innovative co-creation and co-research with communities and can build… Continue reading