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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

CFP: ‘Regarding the Pain of Others: What emotions have to do in the History of Humanitarian Images?’, Geneva, 4th-5th July 2019

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Date: 4th-5th July 2019 Location: Geneva Deadline for Proposals: 14th December 2018 Regarding the Pain of Others: What emotions have to do in the History of Humanitarian Images? Geneva, 4th-5th July 2019 CFP: Taking the title of Susan Sontag’s seminal work as a starting point, this workshop aims at re-opening an old debate about the potentialities of… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Ailing Empires: Medicine, Science, and Imperialism’, Edinburgh, 31st May 2019

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Date: 31st May 2019 Location: University of Edinburgh Deadline for Proposals: 8th February 2019 ‘Ailing Empires: Medicine, Science, and Imperialism’ Interdisciplinary symposium at the University of Edinburgh 31st May 2019 Keynote speaker: Dr Samiksha Sehrawat (Newcastle) Twitter: @AEconference CALL FOR PAPERS:  2018 has begun as a period of renewed public and academic debate over the history and legacies… Continue reading

CFP: SIEF2019 14th Congress, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 14th-17th April 2019

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Date: 14th-17th April 2019 Location: Santiago de Compostela, Spain Closing Date for Paper, Poster and AV Media Proposals: 15th October 2018 Congress Theme: Track Changes: Reflecting on a Transforming World The 14th international SIEF congress (International Society for Ethnology and Folklore) invites you to Santiago de Compostela, the capital of the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain… Continue reading

Workshop: ‘Connecting or Excluding? New Technologies & Connected Communities’, Glasgow

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Date: 2-8pm, Wednesday 26th September Location: The Lighthouse (Conference Suite), 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow, G1 3NU www.thelighthouse.co.uk Date: 9.30am-6pm, Thursday 27th September Location: St Luke’s (Main Hall), 17 Bain Street, Glasgow, G40 2JZ www.stlukesglasgow.com This free event will explore how digital technologies and infrastructure help enable innovative co-creation and co-research with communities and can build… Continue reading

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