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CFP: Different Bodies: (Self-)Representation, Disability, and the Media, London

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CFP: Different Bodies: (Self-)Representation, Disability, and the Media Location: Regent Campus, 309 Regent Street, University of Westminster, London Date: 9am-6pm, 23rd June 2017 Deadline: 28th April 2017 This one-day conference seeks to explore representations of the body as strange, shameful, wrong, impaired, wounded, scarred, disabled, lacking, different or ‘other’ in contemporary media. The advent of digital… Continue reading

CFP: Care and Machines, Manchester

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CFP: Care and Machines: an interdisciplinary conference on caring relationships with technologies  Location: University of Manchester Date: 20th – 21st October 2017 Deadline: 1st June 2017 The event will provide researchers from a variety of fields with the opportunity to come together and to discuss and reflect upon what is meant by ‘care’ in a world… Continue reading

CFP (extended): ‘Disability Gains for the Academy: Exploring Pedagogies in Disability Studies’, Liverpool Hope

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Disability Gains for the Academy: Exploring Pedagogies in Disability Studies Date: Thursday 18th May 2017 Location: Liverpool Hope University Call extended to Friday 5th May 2017   The field of disability studies is recognised and valued for research and practice across disciplines in the UK and beyond. This symposium aims to explore distinctive approaches to… Continue reading

CFP: Habit, Addiction and Thought Conference (London)

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Location: London South Bank University Date: 30th June – 1st July 2017 Deadline: 31st March 2017 The London Conference in Critical Thought 2017 is a multiple-stream interdisciplinary conference hosted by the School of Law and Social Sciences at London South Bank University. It will offer a space for an interdisciplinary exchange of ideas for scholars… Continue reading

CFP: Medicine and the Senses Symposium (Leeds)

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Location: University of Leeds Date: 1st June 2017 Deadline: 1st May 2017 The Leeds Centre for Medical Humanities is organising a one-day interdisciplinary symposium to inspire debate on the role and significance of the senses within medicine. Abstracts are welcome from a wide range of disciplines. The value of the senses as an aid to… Continue reading

CFP: Stories of Illness / Disability in Literature and Comics: Intersections of the Medical, the Personal, and the Cultural (Berlin)

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CFP: Stories of Illness / Disability in Literature and Comics: Intersections of the Medical, the Personal, and the Cultural Date: 27th – 28th October 2017 Location: Berlin, Germany Keynote speaker: Leigh Gilmore (Wellesley College), Author of “The Limits of Autobiography: Trauma and Testimony” (2001) and “Tainted Witness: Why we doubt what women say about their lives” (2017) Deadline: 31st May 2017… Continue reading

Registration Open: 7th International Health Humanities Conference (Southampton, 2-4 August 2018)

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Date: 2nd – 4th August 2018 Location: Saint Mary’s Stadium, Britannia Rd, Southampton SO14 5FP Continuing the success of the International Health Humanities Network conferences thus far, the Network is pleased to announce the 7th IHHN conference. ‘Changing Society: Community wellbeing and transformation – how Health Humanities can change the world’ will take place in the cruise… Continue reading

Workshop: Managing the International Impact of Biotechnology, Edinburgh

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Workshop invitation: “Managing the International Impact of Biotechnology” Date and Location: 2-3 March, University of Edinburgh   This workshop, supported by the BBSRC GCRF Impact Acceleration Fund, aims to explore the challenges presented by emerging biotechnologies in the international context. How do we ensure that the impact of new biotechnologies is positive and that it addresses… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Traumatic Modernities: From Comparative Literature to Medical Humanities International Conference and Seminars’, Krakow

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Traumatic Modernities: From Comparative Literature to Medical Humanities International Conference and Seminars Location: Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland Dates: 19th – 21st April 2017 Organizers: Centre for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Faculty of Polish Studies, Jagiellonian University in collaboration with Hejna Family Chair in Polish Literature and Language at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Research Centre… Continue reading

CFP: Spirituality and Recovery Conference, Durham

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Location: University of Durham Date: 12th-14th July 2017 The Project for Spirituality, Theology and Health at Durham University in association with Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to announce its third conference exploring good practice in spirituality and mental health care. As more and more mental health service providers embrace a recovery approach to… Continue reading