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Registration Open: ‘Sensing the Machine-Body Interface: A Cross-disciplinary Workshop’, Science Museum, London, 11 July

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Date: 9.30am-4.30pm, Thursday 11 July Location: Dana Centre, Science Museum, London ‘Sensing the Machine-Body Interface:  A Cross-disciplinary Workshop on Medicine, Technology, and Embodiment’ Thursday 11 July, 9.30am-4.30pm, the Dana Centre, Science Museum, London REGISTER FOR FREE, HERE: https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/see-and-do/sensing-machine-body-interface This workshop seeks to explore the role our senses play across a range of medical and disability related… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Sex, science, and censorship in the 19th and 20th centuries’, Granada, Spain, 17-18 February 2020

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Date: Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 February 2020 Location:Granada, Spain Closing Date for Abstracts: 26 July 2019 Call for Papers: ‘Sex, science, and censorship in the 19th and 20th centuries’Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th February 2020Granada, Spain Confirmed Speakers: Melissa Adler, Western, Canada Fay Brauer, East London, UK Agnieszka Kościańska, Warsaw, Poland Rebecca Langlands, Exeter, UK… Continue reading

ECR Development Opportunity: NNMHR/ Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award

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Closing date for expressions of interest: midnight on Sunday 30th June 2019 ECR Development Opportunity: NNMHR / Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award The NNMHR call for expressions of interest from ECRs to collaborate on the development of an exciting new project intended to support ECRs from across the Northern Network to engage creatively with the Wellcome… Continue reading

CFP: 3rd Annual Congress of NNMHR, University of Sheffield, 23-24 January 2020, Closing Date for Abstracts: 01 September 2019

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Date:23-24 January 2020 Location:University of Sheffield Closing Date for Abstracts: 01 September 2019 We are delighted to confirm that the 3rd Annual Congress of NNMHR will be hosted by the University of Sheffield, 23-24 January 2020. The theme for the conference is Experience, Medicine and Marginalisation, and the Call for Papers is now open. All… Continue reading

Upcoming Event: ‘Health Inequalities in Trump’s America and Brexit Britain’, Durham Town Hall, 5.30pm 25 June

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Date:Tuesday 25 June, 17:30-19:00 Location: Durham Town Hall Health Inequalities in Trump’s America and Brexit Britain Tuesday 25 June, 17:30-19:00 Durham Town Hall Why do people vote for politicians and rhetoric which actually puts their own lives at risk and what can be done about it? Join Jonathan Metzl and Danny Dorling to consider how politics… Continue reading

1 Day Workshop: ‘Experience and the Past: Access, Value and Retrospection through Pre-modern Narratives’, Durham, 21 June 2019

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Date: 21 June 2019, 09:30 to 16:30 Location: CA201 Caedmon Building, Durham DH1 1SZ Institute for Medical Humanities, Durham University 1 day workshop Experience and the Past: Access, Value and Retrospection through Pre-modern Narratives 21st June 2019, 09:30 to 16:30, CA201 Caedmon Building, Durham DH1 1SZ Experience and the Past is the third in our series on… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Existential Medical Humanities’, Södertörn University, 7-8 November 2019, Closing Date for Abstracts: 15 August 2019

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Date: 7-8 November 2019 Location: Centre for Studies in Practical Knowledge, Södertörn University, Sweden Closing Date for Applications: 15 August 2019 Call for abstracts: Existential Medical Humanities Konferens och möte för det nationella nätverket för medicinsk humaniora och samhällsvetenskap Arranged by Centre for Studies in Practcal Knowledge, Södertörn University, Sweden 7-8th of November 2019 Keynote speakers: … Continue reading

CFP: ‘Figurations: Persons In/Out of Data’ Conference, London, 16-17 December 2019, Closing Date for Abstracts: 1 July 2019

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Date: 16-17 December 2019 Location: Goldsmiths, University of London Closing Date for Abstracts: 1 July 2019. Submit here. CFP: ‘Figurations: Persons In/Out of Data’ Conference Keynotes:  Professor Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Simon Fraser University Professor Jane Elliot, University of Exeter Professor John Frow, The University of Sydney Professor Susanne Kuechler, University College London Professor AbdouMaliq Simone,… Continue reading

Call for Manuscripts: Medical Humanities: Criticism and Creativity

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Call for Manuscripts:  Medical HumanitiesCriticism & Creativity Series Editors: Maria Vaccarella (University of Bristol)and Kimberly R. Myers (Penn State College of Medicine)ISSN: 2504-5229www.peterlang.com/view/serial/MH This series showcases innovative research, creativity and pedagogy in the interdisciplinary field of medical humanities. Books in the series explore the complexities of human bodies, minds, illness and wellbeing through analytical frameworks… Continue reading

Upcoming Event: ‘Goodall Symposium: Great Minds – Innovations in Brain Surgery’, part of the Glasgow Science Festival 2019, 13 June 2019.

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Time/Date: 6:30pm – 9pm, 13 June 2019. Location: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow The annual Goodall Symposium, organised by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, celebrates the 140th anniversary of the first successful brain tumour operation performed by Glasgow super-surgeon, Sir William Macewen. Hear the story behind this ground-breaking… Continue reading