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Registration: ‘Nature and Wellbeing Symposium’, Edinburgh

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Date: Friday 23 June Location: Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, 2 Hope Park Square, Edinburgh There are still some places available on the upcoming Nature and Wellbeing Symposium to be held at IASH, University of Edinburgh on Friday 23rd June. The event features an (optional) Slow Walk around Holyrood Park, a talk by historian of therapeutic landscapes,… Continue reading

PGR Workshop: ‘Interdisciplinarity in Practice: Medical Humanities Research’, Leeds

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The University of Leeds warmly invites participants for a one-day workshop addressing the scholarly challenges and collaborative opportunities surrounding postgraduate research in the medical humanities. Increasing numbers of postgraduate students from a wide range of disciplines are undertaking work on human health, wellbeing, disease, and the body that entails interdisciplinary approaches. Conducting PhD research across disciplinary… Continue reading

CFP: Reading Bodies, Writing Minds, Nottingham

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Date: 13th April 2017 Location: Highfield House, University of Nottingham, University Park Campus Reading Bodies, Writing Minds is a one-day conference to be held at the University of Nottingham on 13 April 2017. The conference will investigate representations from the arts and social sciences of suffering, seeing, and treating mental illness. This interdisciplinary event is intended… Continue reading

Funded PhD Studentship, University of Glasgow: ‘Children with Learning Disabilities as Digital Audiences’

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AHRC funded PhD studentship at the University of Glasgow in collaboration with BBC Scotland: “Children with Learning Disabilities as Digital Audiences” Applications are invited for a full PhD studentship in Film and Television Studies at the University of Glasgow to work in collaboration with the Children’s Department at BBC Scotland. The aim of the project… Continue reading

CFP: Modernism, Medicine and the Embodied Mind, Bristol

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Date: 15th-16th July 2016 The AHRC-funded network, ‘Modernism, Medicine and the Embodied Mind’, seeks to investigate the historical and discursive links between literary modernism, medical discoveries, and clinical practice, in dialogue with the insights of visual artists and art historians, dancers and dance scholars, and contemporary scientists and clinicians. Underpinning the project is the significance… Continue reading

PhD Scholarship: Performance, Disability, ‘Wilderness’, University of Glasgow

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Kelvin Smith PhD Scholarship, University of Glasgow “Geodiversity and human difference: disability, landscape form and process” This PhD project works across ecological performance, geomorphology, human geographies of exclusion, and sociologies of disability to develop new understanding and accounts of the relationships between humans and environments. Using empirical testimony of people with a range of disabilities… Continue reading

Postgraduate Funding for Medical Humanities, University of Glasgow

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Are you interested in doctoral study in the medical humanities? At the Medical Humanities Research Centre here in Glasgow University, we are looking for applicants to enter the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities AHRC Doctoral competition. At the discretion of the Medical Humanities Research Centre, applicants may also be supported for the later… Continue reading

Using arts and creativity as evidence: Findings from Representing Dennistoun, 26th Nov 2016

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Using arts and creativity as evidence: Findings from Representing Dennistoun  26th November 2015, 2-4 pm at Glasgow Centre for Population Health Representations of places with poor health such as the east end of Glasgow are often partial, negative and top-down. Participatory creative arts can provide a space to illuminate the everyday contexts through which people strive to maintain… Continue reading

Medical Humanities Posts (x2)

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Project Manager: The Life of Breath The Centre for Medical Humanities (CMH) at Durham University is looking to appoint a Project Manager to for the Life of Breath, a five-year research project supported by a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award in the Medical Humanities. The ‘Life of Breath’ (LoB) is based in Durham University and… Continue reading