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Upcoming Global Health Histories Seminar 111: ‘Zika’, 8th October 2018, University of York

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Date: 8th October 2018, 13:30 – 15:00pm Location: The Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, UK The Centre for Global Health Histories invites you to attend Global Health Histories Seminar 111: ‘Zika’, which will be held at the University of York, UK, on Monday 8th October 2018. Global Health Histories Seminar 111: ZIKA 8 October 2018, 13:30… Continue reading

Places Still Available – Rescheduled Scottish Doctoral Research Network Scoping Meeting

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Date: 11am-3pm, Friday 5th October 2018 Location: SGSAH Meeting Room, University of Glasgow Registration Open Until All Places Are Filled Places are still available for this Friday’s 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… Continue reading

Mason Institute Event: ‘Deep Brain Stimulation and Ablative Neurosurgery in Psychiatry: Is There A Moral Difference?’, Edinburgh, 27th September 2018

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Date: 4pm, Thursday 27th September 2018 Location: Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh Speakers: Dr Jonathan Pugh, from Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics Abstract: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is currently being investigated as an experimental treatment for patients suffering from a range of treatment-refractory psychiatric disorders, with an increasing number of… Continue reading

Mason Institute Event: ‘Modern Surrogacy Needs a Modern Law: How Should We Regulate Surrogacy in the 21st Century?’, Edinburgh, 27th September 2018

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Date: 6:30-8:30 pm, 27th September 2018 Location: Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ Speakers: PROFESSOR NICK HOPKINS (Law Commissioner responsible for Surrogacy at the Law Commission) CLAIRE KELLY (a surrogate who has helped two couples have families) DR KIRSTY HORSEY (Chief Examiner and Reader in Law at the University of Kent) ROBERT GILMOUR… Continue reading

CFP: Roads To REF: An IMH ECR Network Training Event

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Date: 10:00-17:00, Friday 12 October 2018 Location: St Chad’s College, 18 North Bailey, Durham, DH1 3RH Booking is now open for this FREE training day designed to provide late-stage postgraduates and early career researchers with practical and up-to-date insights into the Research Excellence Framework (REF). With speakers to include Professor Jane Macnaughton (Durham University), Dr Coreen… Continue reading

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