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Registration Now Open: ‘The Literary Self: From Antiquity to the Digital Age’, 4th-5th June 2018, Edinburgh

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Date: 4th-5th June 2018 Location: University of Edinburgh, 50 George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9JU The Literary Self: From Antiquity to the Digital Age, 4th-5th June 2018, Edinburgh, Scotland An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference with collaboration between the University of St. Andrews, University of Edinburgh, and University of Strathclyde. Throughout history, authors have grappled with how their texts are… Continue reading

Conference Report: Glasgow Medical Humanities Day, University of Glasgow, 17th April 2018

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By Charlotte Orr On 17 April 2018, the Glasgow Medical Humanities Day took place at the University of Glasgow, organised by the Medical Humanities Research Centre (MHRC). After tea, coffee, and some delicious scones, the day began with an introduction from the MHRC Director Dr Gavin Miller and Co-Director Dr Megan Coyer. Both thanked relevant… Continue reading

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

Registration Now Open! ‘Cultural Histories of Air and Illness Conference’, University of Warwick, 8-9th June 2018

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Date: 8th – 9th June 2018 Location: Millburn House, University of Warwick Registration Now Open! Cultural Histories of Air and Illness Conference, University of Warwick, 8-9th June Air has always had an influence on the health of individuals, societies, cities, and nations. From Hippocrates’s belief that air affected the human body to Victorian medical theories on tropical… Continue reading

Conference: ‘The Social Life of Time’, Edinburgh, 5-7 June

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Date: 5th-7th June 2018 Location: Edinburgh, Scotland ‘The Social Life of Time: Power, Discrimination and Transformation’  The 1st Temporal Belongings International Conference Supported by the Wellcome Trust The ‘Social Life of Time’ is running in Edinburgh on the 5-7th of June and hosts a number of panels on temporal aspects of health and healthcare, including a full… 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

Event: ‘Representing Pain: Narrative & Fragments’, Lancaster University, Friday 17 August 2018

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Date: 9.00 am-5.30 pm, Friday 17th August 2018 Location: Lancaster University Representing Pain: Narrative and Fragments, a Symposium at Lancaster University The Symposium is part of the AHRC-funded research network Translating Chronic Pain, which is exploring the challenges pain experience poses to traditional narrative representation, and the value of rethinking narrativity or embracing unconventional or fragmentary narrative… Continue reading

Registration Now Open: ‘The Gut-Brain Axis’: Cultural and Historical Perspectives 4-5 May 2018, University of Glasgow

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Date: 4th – 5th May 2018 Location: University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK Registration Close: 20th April 2018 I am pleased to announce that registration is now open for this event, organised by Dr Manon Mathias (University of Glasgow). ‘The Gut-Brain Axis’: Cultural and Historical Perspectives 4-5 May 2018, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK This workshop will consider the… Continue reading