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CFP: Trauma Studies in the Medical Humanities, Durham

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Date: 12th – 14th April 2018 This interdisciplinary conference is envisioned as a forum for reflection on the current state of research on trauma within the medical humanities and on potentially fruitful directions for future exploration. It is organised by the Music Department and Centre for Medical Humanities at Durham University, with the financial support of… Continue reading

Registration open: Cultures of Shame in Medicine, Dublin

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Workshop date: 19th September 2017 “Cultures of Shame in Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Workshop” is the third workshop organized by the Wellcome Trust Seed Funded ‘Shame and Medicine Project’. The aim of this Workshop is to bring together a number of academics working from various disciplinary perspectives within Humanities (e.g. English, History, Visual Culture) in order… Continue reading

Conference Report: Other Psychotherapies, Glasgow

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This guest post comes from Anastasia-Stavroula Valtadorou, a doctoral researcher at the University of Edinburgh. In April, Anastasia-Stavroula was awarded a Small Award from the SGSAH Cohort Development Fund to attend the conference “Other Psychotherapies – Across Time, Space, and Cultures” at the University of Glasgow. This blog is rebublished from SGSAH with permission. Thanks to the generous… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Artificial Lives: Imagining Life’, Sussex

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Artificial Lives: Imagining Life Location: University of Sussex Dates: 1st – 2nd December 2017 (provisional) This conference is the first of an interdisciplinary series investigating developments in the arts and sciences responding to the manufacturing of being, and will feature keynote presentations from artist Paul Vanouse, Professor Sherryl Vint of UCR, Professor Claire Colebrook of… Continue reading

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