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Call for Papers: 2nd Congress of the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research, Weetwood Hall, University of Leeds, 20th-21st September 2018

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Date: 20th-21st September 2018 Location: Weetwood Hall, University of Leeds Closing Date for Abstracts: 25th May 2018 CFP: 2nd Congress of the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research, Medical Humanities: Futures The Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research (NNMHR) was founded in 2013 with the purpose of connecting individuals and institutions working in this dynamic area of interdisciplinary research.… Continue reading

Call for Papers: Anxious Forms 2018, 27th July 2018, Aston University, Birmingham

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Date: Friday 27th July 2018 Location: Aston University, Birmingham Closing date for abstracts: 1st May 2018 CFP: Anxious Forms 2018 Blood, Sweat, and Tears: Bodily Fluids in the Long Nineteenth Century Friday 27th July 2018, Aston University, Birmingham Speakers: Professor Talia Schaffer, CUNY and Dr Kate Lister, Leeds Trinity University ‘The power of blood is so difficult to decipher… Continue reading

Call for Poems: On ‘Male’ Disordered Eating

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Deadline for submission: 18th May 2018 Call for Poems: On ‘Male’ Disordered Eating Men and boys – just like women and girls – can have concerns about weight, body shape, diet and exercise which may lead to problems around food including over- or undereating or overexercising. However, they may find these things very difficult to talk… Continue reading

Event: The Imagination Cafe – On Tour

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Dates and locations: 24th-28th April 2018 – MOSTYN contemporary art gallery, Wales 14th-19th May 2018 – the Menier Gallery, London September 2018 – the Royal College of Art, Edinburgh The ground-breaking Imagination Café pop-up installation will be travelling to Llandudno, London and Edinburgh in 2018. The Imagination Café challenges the negative stigma around dementia and… Continue reading

Final CFP: ‘Uniting Two Perspectives on Mental Illness: Philosophy and Linguistics’, Essex, 13-14 September 2018

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Date: 13th-14th September 2018 Deadline for Submissions (extended): 4th May 2018 Location: University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ FINAL CFP: Uniting Two Perspectives on Mental Illness: Philosophy and Linguistics, University of Essex, 13-14 September 2018 Mental illness has long been of interest to researchers in the humanities, including philosophy, linguistics, sociology, history and politics. In… Continue reading

Mason Institute Annual Lecture: ‘On Strange ground: biomedical transformation, narrative vulnerability and identity repair’, 18th June 2018, Edinburgh

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Date: 5:30-8:00pm, 18th June 2018 Location: Screening Room G.04, 50 George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LH Mason Institute Annual Lecture: ‘On Strange ground: biomedical transformation, narrative vulnerability and identity repair’ Speaker: Jackie Leach Scully, Professor of Social Ethics and Bioethics, Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre, Newcastle University Abstract: Vulnerability is generally understood in terms of harmful… Continue reading

Mason Institute Lunch: ‘Death Benefits: Clinically Assisted Dying, Best Interests, and the Problem of Justification’, 17th May 2018, Edinburgh

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Date: 12:30-2:00pm, 17th May 2018 Location: Room G.01, 21 George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD Mason Institute Lunch: ‘Death Benefits: Clinically Assisted Dying, Best Interests, and the Problem of Justification’ Speaker: Mary Neal, Senior Lecturer, Law, University of Strathclyde Abstract: Moral philosophers have long wrestled with the ‘problem of posthumous harm’; namely, the question of whether it… Continue reading

Call for Applications: British Academy/Jisc Digital Research in the Humanities Grants

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Deadline for Applicants: 13 June 2018 (5pm UK time) Deadline for Institutional Approval: 14 June 2018 (5pm UK time) Call for Applications: British Academy/Jisc Digital Research in the Humanities Grants The call for applications for the BA/Jisc Digital Research in the Humanities Grants has recently opened. The BA/Jisc Digital Research in the Humanities Grants are… Continue reading

Registration Now Open! ‘Cultural Histories of Air and Illness Conference’, University of Warwick, 8-9th June 2018

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Date: 8th – 9th June 2018 Location: Millburn House, University of Warwick Registration Now Open! Cultural Histories of Air and Illness Conference, University of Warwick, 8-9th June Air has always had an influence on the health of individuals, societies, cities, and nations. From Hippocrates’s belief that air affected the human body to Victorian medical theories on tropical… Continue reading

Conference: ‘The Social Life of Time’, Edinburgh, 5-7 June

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Date: 5th-7th June 2018 Location: Edinburgh, Scotland ‘The Social Life of Time: Power, Discrimination and Transformation’  The 1st Temporal Belongings International Conference Supported by the Wellcome Trust The ‘Social Life of Time’ is running in Edinburgh on the 5-7th of June and hosts a number of panels on temporal aspects of health and healthcare, including a full… Continue reading