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CFP: ‘From Trauma to Protection: the twentieth century as the children’s century’, Warwick

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We are pleased to formally open the submission of abstracts for the following conference, to take place at the University of Warwick, 19-20 April 2018. ‘From Trauma to Protection: the twentieth century as the children’s century’ seeks to interrogate historical issues surrounding children’s rights, victimhood and agency from the end of the nineteenth century to… Continue reading

Registration Open: Inaugural Congress of NNMHR, Durham

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The Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research (NNMHR) is delighted to welcome scholars, practitioners, health professionals, artists and health advocates to join us at Durham University for its inaugural Congress. This is an opportunity for people who are passionate or even simply curious about medical humanities research to share ideas and meet potential future colleagues… Continue reading

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

Conference: ‘Spirituality and Recovery’, Durham

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Date: 12th – 14th July 2017 The Project for Spirituality, Theology and Health at Durham University in association with TEWV NHS Foundation Trust is organising the Spirituality and Recovery conference at St John’s College, Durham, from 12-14 July 2017. This is the third Durham conference exploring good practice in spirituality and mental health care. As more and more mental health service providers embrace… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Reconfiguration of Health and Welfare in different European settings’, Brighton

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Date: 15th – 16th November 2017 Deadline for applications: 15th June 2017 Papers are invited for an international workshop exploring the reconfiguration of health and welfare in different European settings, to be held in the University of Sussex in Brighton on the 15th-16th November 2017. Papers should address the ways in which austerity policies, welfare… Continue reading

Disability Studies: Austerity and Precariousness Seminar Series Inaugural Colloquium, Dundee

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Date: 12-3.15pm, 6th June 2017 Location: Dalhousie Building 2S14, University of Dundee You are invited to: Disability Studies: Austerity and Precariousness Seminar Series Inaugural Colloquium Sponsored by ‘(Dis)places: Embodiment and community in critical and creative motion research group’, School of Education & Social Work, University of Dundee   Disability studies is a scholarly movement that engages with interdisciplinary insights into… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Dementia Lab 2017 – stories from design and research’, Dormund, Germany

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Date: 6th – 7th September 2017 (Dortmund, Germany) The theme for this year’s Dementia Lab is sharing the underlying questions that designers, researchers and educators face in their design process for and together with people with dementia. These questions vary from such practical challenges as recruiting persons with dementia to finding funding before a project begins… Continue reading

Registration Open: Medicine and the Senses, Durham

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Date: 12-6pm, on Thursday 1st June 2017 Location: Alumni Room, School of English, Durham University Registration is now available for ‘Medicine and the Senses’. This one-day symposium will inspire debate on the role and significance of the senses within medicine. The keynote speaker for the event will be Professor Jane Macnaughton, Durham University, who will be presenting ‘Sensation and the… Continue reading

CFP: ‘The Forgotten Other: Disability Studies and the Classical Body’, London

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CFP: The Forgotten Other: Disability Studies and the Classical Body Location: Kings College London Date: 18th–19th June 2018 Deadline: 31st July 2017 Organisers: Ellen Adams (Lecturer in Classical Art and Archaeology, Kings College London) Emma-Jayne Graham (Senior Lecturer in Classical Studies, The Open University) The influence of the classical bodily ideal on Western notions of beauty has… Continue reading

Workshop: ‘Medical Interpreting under a Sociological Lens: Power Relations and Disembodiment’, Exeter

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BSA Regional Postgraduate Event: ‘Medical Interpreting under a Sociological Lens: Power Relations and Disembodiment’ Location: Byrne House, University of Exeter (click here to view a campus map) Date: Wednesday, 10th of May 2017 Organiser: Dr Teodora Manea Hauskeller: University of Exeter Speakers: Prof Rachel Tribe: University of East London. Prof Susan Kelly: University of Exeter, Dr Catherine… Continue reading