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CFP: Emerging and New Researchers in the Geographies of Health and Impairment (ENRGHI) Conference 2018

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Date: 18th and 19th June 2018 Location: University of Bristol Deadline: Monday 16th April 2018 Call for Papers: Emerging and New Researchers in the Geographies of Health and Impairment (ENRGHI) Conference 2018 Papers are invited for 19th ENRGHI Conference, a two-day event organised by and for post-graduates and early career researchers, with generous support from the RGS (with… Continue reading

CFP: Madness and Literature – What Fiction Can Do for the Understanding of Mental Illness

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Date: 8-9 August 2018 Location: Aarhus University, Denmark Deadline: 20 April 2018 Call for Papers: Madness and Literature – What Fiction Can Do for the Understanding of Mental Illness Philosophers have considered the relation between madness and literature since Plato’s Phaedrus. Mental illness has been a favourite topic for great authors throughout literary history just as psychologists and… Continue reading

New MA: Medicine in Society, University of Sheffield

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The new MA in Medicine in Society offered by Medical Humanities Sheffield is now open for registrations. This is an interdisciplinary MA, incorporating optional modules in philosophy, history, sociology and politics of medicine and health care, and a core module to develop transdisciplinary research skills for addressing key medical topics and challenges.

Animals in Disability Art: An Evening with Jenni-Juulia Wallinheimo-Heimonen

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Date: 7pm-9pm, Thursday 12th April 2018 Location: The Tetley Related to the “Going to the Dogs” workshop series, from 7pm to 9pm on Thursday 12 April 2018 the Finnish conceptual and textile artist Jenni-Juulia Wallinheimo-Heimonen will be performing, presenting, and explaining her recent disability art that incorporates animals at The Tetley. To find out more and to… Continue reading

“Going to the Dogs”?: A Workshop Series on Research at the Intersection of Disability and Animal Studies

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Date: 10am-4pm, Friday 13th April 2018 Location: Centre for Medical Humanities at the University of Leeds (School of English, 6­­–10 Cavendish Road) Workshop No. 2 Following the success of the first “Going to the Dogs” event on 19 February 2018 (find out more here and discussion stemming from the event here), the Centre for Medical Humanities… Continue reading

Call for Applications and Nominations: Health Humanities Medal 2018

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Deadline for Entries: 24th May 2018 The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), in association with the Wellcome Trust, is pleased to announce that submissions are now open for the 2018 Health Humanities Medal. The Health Humanities champions the application of the arts and humanities in interdisciplinary research, education and social action to inform and… Continue reading

CFP: The Literary Self: from Antiquity to the Digital Age, University of Edinburgh, 4-5 June 2018

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Date: 4th-5th June 2018 Location: University of Edinburgh Deadline: 10th April 2018 Keynote: Professor Simon James, Durham University Other confirmed speakers: Dr Roger Rees, University of St Andrews The University of Edinburgh (with collaboration from the University of St. Andrews and the University of Strathclyde) will be hosting a postgraduate interdisciplinary conference entitled ‘The Literary Self: from Antiquity… Continue reading

Job Opportunities: Managing Editor and Reviews Editor for the Centre for Medical Humanities Blog

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Deadline for both jobs: 12 noon on Wednesday 21st March Founded in 2010, the award-winning CMH blog (http://centreformedicalhumanities.org/) is seeking a creative, tech-savvy Managing Editor (0.2FTE) and a book-loving Reviews Editor (0.1FTE) to overhaul and revitalise the site. Managing Editor (1 day/week (0.2FTE), Starting salary: £5146 pa (£25,728 pro rata)) The Managing Editor will initially… Continue reading

Writing Recoveries: International Conference for Writing Interventions for Mental Health

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Date: Wednesday 21st March 2018, 3:00 pm – Friday 23rd March 2018, 5:00 pm GMT Location: Level 5 Sir Alywn William Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland G12 8RZ What is the relationship between Creative Writing and Mental Illness? How can creative writing provide a route to recovery for sufferers of mental illness? Dr Carolyn Jess-Cooke… Continue reading

Mason Institute Annual Debate 20th February 2018: The Great Medico- Legal Debate 2018 ‘Should the UK government change the current policy for childhood immunisation?’

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Date: 6:00-8:30pm, 20th February 2018 Location: Room LG.11 David Hume Tower, George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9JX The Great Medico- Legal Debate 2018 ‘Should the UK government change the current policy for childhood immunisation?’ As part of the University of Edinburgh’s Festival of Creative Learning 2018, the Mason Institute invites you to join them for their… Continue reading