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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

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

CFP: 7th International Health Humanities Conference in Southampton UK, 2-4 August 2018

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Date: 2nd-4th August 2018 Location: Southampton, UK Deadline for Abstracts: 1st May 2018 7th International Health Humanities Conference in Southampton UK, 2-4 August 2018 The deadline for abstracts (1st May) is fast approaching for the 7th International Health Humanities Conference to be held in the historic city of Southampton, Hampshire, UK. This year’s theme is: CHANGING SOCIETY: COMMUNITY… Continue reading

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

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

CFP: ‘Personification Across Disciplines’, Durham University, September 2018 PAD 2018

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Date: 17th-19th September 2018 Location: Durham University Deadline for Abstracts: 9th February 2018 ‘Personification Across Disciplines’ An interdisciplinary conference at Durham University, September 17 – 19, 2018 Keynotes: H.PORTER ABBOTT (UCSB) GUILLAME DUMAS (I_Pasteur) NEV JONES (U_South Florida) TANYA LUHRMAN (U_Stanford) MARJORIE TAYLOR (U_Oregon) Organising Committee: Marco Bernini (chair), Ben Alderson-Day, Felicity Deamer, Peter Garratt, Mary Robson and… Continue reading

CFP: ‘The Gut-Brain Axis’: Cultural and Historical Perspectives, Glasgow

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Date: 4th-5th May, 2018 Location: University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK Deadline: 19th January, 2018 Research into the so-called ‘gut-brain axis’ has seen extraordinary growth in the past decade as microbiologists, neurologists and nutrition scientists have discovered new ways in which these supposedly separate parts of the body interact. Whereas our guts, brains, nervous systems, and behaviour were thought… Continue reading

CFP extended: ‘Cognitive Futures in the Arts and Humanities’, Kent

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Date: 1st-4th July 2018 Location: University of Kent Deadline: 5th January 2018 Building on the conferences associated with the network Cognitive Futures in the Humanities in Bangor (2013), Durham (2014), Oxford (2015), Helsinki (2016) and Stony Brook (2017), the 2018 conference aims once again to bring together a wide array of papers from the cognitive sciences, philosophy, literary studies, linguistics, cultural… Continue reading