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CFP: Research Symposium, ‘Global Genetic Fictions’, Leeds, 25-26 April 2019

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Date: 25-26 April 2019 Closing Date for Abstracts: Friday 21 December 2018 Location: Weetwood Hall, University of Leeds CFP: Research Symposium, Global Genetic Fictions, Weetwood Hall, University of Leeds, 25-26 April 2019 As genetic science develops at breakneck speed, cultural representations register in their form and content changing ideas about the self and personhood, consciousness, behaviour and motivation, heredity,… Continue reading

CFP: Research Symposium, ‘Biocolonialism: Perspectives from the Humanities’, Leeds, 22-23 May 2019

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Date: 22-23 May 2019 Closing Date for Proposals: Friday 21 December 2018 Location: Weetwood Hall, University of Leeds CFP: Research Symposium, ‘Biocolonialism: Perspectives from the Humanities’, Weetwood Hall, University of Leeds, 22-23 May 2019 For many colonised peoples, scientific research has long been identified with the oppressive project of imperialism and colonial exploitation. Population genetics, medical trials, genetic ancestry… Continue reading

Upcoming Meeting to Discuss Medical Humanities Conference, Medical Humanities ECR Group (University of Glasgow), 27 November 2018

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Date: 2-4pm, Tuesday 27th November 2018 Location: Room 251 Main Building, University of Glasgow The Medical Humanities Early Career Researcher Group at the University of Glasgow will be holding a preliminary meeting for the organisation of a medical humanities conference scheduled for next year. Purpose: -To gauge interest in organising a med hums conference -To generate… Continue reading

Upcoming Event: ‘History of medicine at the University of Glasgow: A Symposium’, 6 December 2018

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Date: 6 December 2018 Location: Yudowitz Seminar Room, Wolfson Medical Building, University of Glasgow The Centre for the History of Medicine at the University of Glasgow invites you to a one-day symposium. The event takes place on 6 December 2018, between 9.30 and 4.30 in the Yudowitz Seminar Room, in the Wolfson Medical School. The papers cover… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Decolonising madness? The birth of a ‘global psyche’ in the aftermath of the Second World War’, 4-5 April 2019, Birkbeck College, University of London

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Date: 4-5 April 2019 Location: Birkbeck College, University of London Deadline for Abstracts: 31 December 2018 CFP: ‘Decolonising madness? The birth of a ‘global psyche’ in the aftermath of the Second World War’, 4-5 April 2019, Birkbeck College, University of London Can psychiatry be global? Are mental illnesses universal across cultures, ethnic groups and ‘civilisations’? Can the theories… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Ageing, Illness, Care in Literary and Cultural Narratives’, Huddersfield, 5th and 6th September 2019

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Date: Thursday 5th and Friday 6th September, 2019 Location: University of Huddersfield, UK Deadline for Proposals: 11th February, 2019 CFP: ‘Ageing, Illness, Care in Literary and Cultural Narratives’, University of Huddersfield, UK, Thursday 5th and Friday 6th September, 2019 Keynotes speakers: Sally Chivers, Trent University, Canada Amelia DeFalco, University of Leeds, UK Margaret Morganroth Gullette, Brandeis University,… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Digital Diasporas: Interdisciplinary Perspectives’, London, 6th-7th June 2019

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Date: 6th-7th June 2019 Location: Senate House, University of London Deadline for Abstracts: 1st December 2018 CFP: ‘Digital Diasporas: Interdisciplinary Perspectives’, 6th-7th June 2019  Invited keynote and panel speakers include: Jannis Androutsopoulos (Universität Hamburg); Tobias Blanke (King’s College London); Alexandra Georgakopoulou (King’s College London); Agnieszka Lyons (Queen Mary, University of London); Mirca Madianou (Goldsmiths, University of London); Sandra… Continue reading

Call for Contributions and Booking Information: ‘Storytelling for Health 2 International Conference’, Cardiff and Swansea, 27th, 28th, 29th June 2019

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Date: 27th, 28th, 29th June 2019 Location: Cardiff and Swansea, Wales Closing Date for Proposals: 23.59 GMT on Sunday November 18th 2018 CFP: Storytelling for Health 2 International Conference The organisers are delighted to announce that ABMU Health Board and the University of South Wales are working together with a range of partners towards the next conference ‘Storytelling… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Cultures of Toxicity’, Warwick, 8th-9th November 2019

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Date: Friday 8th and Saturday 9th November 2019 Location: University of Warwick Deadline for Abstracts: 31st March 2019 Call for Papers: ‘Cultures of Toxicity’ In Todd Haynes’ 1995 film Safe, Carol (Julianne Moore) is plagued by ‘multiple chemical sensitivities’. The character experiences her environment as a series of toxic threats that cause accumulating and varied physical and psychical… Continue reading

CFP: 11th Beyond Humanism Conference: ‘Critical Posthumanism and Transhumanism’, Lille, 9th-12th July 2019

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Date: 9th – 12th July 2019 Location: Catholic University of Lille, France, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, ETHICS EA-7446 Deadline for Proposals: 31st of March 2019 The 11th Beyond Humanism Conference: ‘Critical Posthumanism and Transhumanism The Posthuman Paradigm Shift’ http://beyondhumanism.org/ http://beyondhumanism.org/10th-conference-in-wroclaw-poland/ From the 9th until the 12th of July 2019 Catholic University of Lille, France Faculty of Arts… Continue reading