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CFP: Articles for the Special Section on “Self-Tracking, Embodied Differences and the Politics and Ethics of Health” for the open access feminist STS journal Catalyst

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Closing Date for Abstracts: August 31, 2019 CFP: Articles for inclusion in the Special Section on “Self-Tracking, Embodied Differences and the Politics and Ethics of Health” for the open access feminist STS journal Catalyst.  Editors: Venla Oikkonen (Tampere University, Finland) and Luna Dolezal (University of Exeter, UK) The twenty-first century has been marked by an increasing number of… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Healthcare in China, a medical-humanities perspective’, Oxford, 14 June 2019

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Date: 8.30 – 18.30, Friday 14 June 2019 Location: Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus JHB 208 Chakrabarti Lecture Theatre Closing Date for Abstracts: 1 April 2019 Call for papers: ‘Healthcare in China, a medical-humanities perspective’ A workshop on ‘Healthcare in China from a medical-humanities perspective’ will be held jointly by Oxford Brookes University and the UK Campus… Continue reading

CFP: ‘La Maladie Fin de Siècle: Decadence and Disease’ Symposium, London, 26 June 2019

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Date: 26 June 2019 Location: Birkbeck, University of London Closing Date for Abstracts: 20 March 2019 Call for Papers: ‘La Maladie Fin de Siècle: Decadence and Disease’ Symposium, Birkbeck, University of London, 26 June 2019 As Arthur Symons famously stated in the essay ‘Decadent Movement in Literature’ (1893), Decadence was conceived at the turn of the century… Continue reading

CFP: Glasgow Medical Humanities Network Symposium, Wednesday 15 May 2019

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Date:  c.10am-5pm, Wednesday 15 May 2019 Location: Wolfson Medical School Building, University Avenue, University of Glasgow Closing Date for Proposals: Friday 29 March 2019 Call for Proposals: Glasgow Medical Humanities Network Symposium, University of Glasgow, Wednesday 15 May 2019 The Glasgow Medical Humanities Network Symposium is the first event under the auspices of the new… Continue reading

CFP: ‘OCD in Society-Making Sense of a Hidden Illness’, London, 8 June 2019

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Date: 8 June 2019 Location: Queen Mary University of London Closing Date for Abstracts: 24 March 2019 Call for Papers: ‘OCD in Society – Making Sense of a Hidden Illness’, Queen Mary University of London, 8 June 2019 Affecting up to 3% of the general population, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a debilitating disorder that has been conceptualized either as an anxiety… Continue reading

CFP: Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference 2019-‘Embodiment, Health, and Medicine’, Exeter, 24-25 June 2019

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Date: 24-25 June 2019 Location: University of Exeter Closing Date for Abstracts: Monday 1 April 2019 Call for Papers: Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference 2019-‘Embodiment, Health, and Medicine’, University of Exeter, 24-25 June 2019 @ExeterMedHumsPG Keynote Speakers Professor Laura Salisbury, University of Exeter External speaker TBC The Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference will return in June 2019 for its sixth consecutive year. Over the last five years, we… Continue reading

CFP: ‘The Body & the Built Environment in the Long Nineteenth Century’, One-day Interdisciplinary Symposium, Durham, 25 June 2019

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Date: Tuesday, 25 June 2019 Location: Durham University, UK. Closing Date for Abstracts: 19 April 2019 Call for Papers: ‘The Body & the Built Environment in the Long Nineteenth Century’, One-day Interdisciplinary Symposium, University of Durham, Tuesday 25 June 2019 The period between 1750 and 1918 is widely acknowledged to have been one of dramatic societal and cultural change, not… Continue reading

CFP: ‘The Pathological Body From the Mid-Nineteenth Century to the Present: European Literary and Cultural Perspectives’, London, 20 September 2019

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Date: Friday 20 September 2019 Location: Institute of Modern Languages (IMLR), Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, UK Closing Date for Abstracts: Sunday 28 April 2019 Call for papers: ‘The Pathological Body From the Mid-Nineteenth Century to the Present: European Literary and Cultural Perspectives’, 20 September 2019. A one-day symposium at the Institute of Modern Languages (IMLR), Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, UK. Keynote… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Chronicity and Crisis: Time in the Medical Humanities’, 26-27 October 2019, New Jersey

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Date: 26-27 October 2019 Location: Montclair State University, New Jersey Closing Date for Abstracts: 1 April 2019 Call for Papers: International Medical Humanities Conference, ‘Chronicity and Crisis: Time in the Medical Humanities’, Montclair State University, New Jersey, 1 April 2019 The MSU Medical Humanities Program and ‘Waiting Times’ (a Wellcome Trust funded research project based at the University of Exeter and Birkbeck, University of… Continue reading

CFP: ‘The Range of Our Fears (from Antiquity to the Present)’ workshop, Versailles, France, 15 May 2019

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Date:  15 May 2019 Location: Versailles, France Closing Date for Abstracts: 24 February 2019 Call for Papers: ‘The Range of Our Fears (from Antiquity to the Present)’, Versailles, France, 15 May 2019 Funk, doubt, dread, terror, fright, horror… There are many words and expressions more or less complex to express the multiple aspects of fear in English and in French. Understood in its… Continue reading