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Registration Open: ‘Sensing the Machine-Body Interface: A Cross-disciplinary Workshop’, Science Museum, London, 11 July

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Date: 9.30am-4.30pm, Thursday 11 July Location: Dana Centre, Science Museum, London ‘Sensing the Machine-Body Interface:  A Cross-disciplinary Workshop on Medicine, Technology, and Embodiment’ Thursday 11 July, 9.30am-4.30pm, the Dana Centre, Science Museum, London REGISTER FOR FREE, HERE: https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/see-and-do/sensing-machine-body-interface This workshop seeks to explore the role our senses play across a range of medical and disability related… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Sex, science, and censorship in the 19th and 20th centuries’, Granada, Spain, 17-18 February 2020

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Date: Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 February 2020 Location:Granada, Spain Closing Date for Abstracts: 26 July 2019 Call for Papers: ‘Sex, science, and censorship in the 19th and 20th centuries’Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th February 2020Granada, Spain Confirmed Speakers: Melissa Adler, Western, Canada Fay Brauer, East London, UK Agnieszka Kościańska, Warsaw, Poland Rebecca Langlands, Exeter, UK… Continue reading

CFP: 3rd Annual Congress of NNMHR, University of Sheffield, 23-24 January 2020, Closing Date for Abstracts: 01 September 2019

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Date:23-24 January 2020 Location:University of Sheffield Closing Date for Abstracts: 01 September 2019 We are delighted to confirm that the 3rd Annual Congress of NNMHR will be hosted by the University of Sheffield, 23-24 January 2020. The theme for the conference is Experience, Medicine and Marginalisation, and the Call for Papers is now open. All… Continue reading

Upcoming Event: ‘Health Inequalities in Trump’s America and Brexit Britain’, Durham Town Hall, 5.30pm 25 June

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Date:Tuesday 25 June, 17:30-19:00 Location: Durham Town Hall Health Inequalities in Trump’s America and Brexit Britain Tuesday 25 June, 17:30-19:00 Durham Town Hall Why do people vote for politicians and rhetoric which actually puts their own lives at risk and what can be done about it? Join Jonathan Metzl and Danny Dorling to consider how politics… Continue reading

1 Day Workshop: ‘Experience and the Past: Access, Value and Retrospection through Pre-modern Narratives’, Durham, 21 June 2019

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Date: 21 June 2019, 09:30 to 16:30 Location: CA201 Caedmon Building, Durham DH1 1SZ Institute for Medical Humanities, Durham University 1 day workshop Experience and the Past: Access, Value and Retrospection through Pre-modern Narratives 21st June 2019, 09:30 to 16:30, CA201 Caedmon Building, Durham DH1 1SZ Experience and the Past is the third in our series on… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Existential Medical Humanities’, Södertörn University, 7-8 November 2019, Closing Date for Abstracts: 15 August 2019

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Date: 7-8 November 2019 Location: Centre for Studies in Practical Knowledge, Södertörn University, Sweden Closing Date for Applications: 15 August 2019 Call for abstracts: Existential Medical Humanities Konferens och möte för det nationella nätverket för medicinsk humaniora och samhällsvetenskap Arranged by Centre for Studies in Practcal Knowledge, Södertörn University, Sweden 7-8th of November 2019 Keynote speakers: … Continue reading

CFP: ‘Figurations: Persons In/Out of Data’ Conference, London, 16-17 December 2019, Closing Date for Abstracts: 1 July 2019

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Date: 16-17 December 2019 Location: Goldsmiths, University of London Closing Date for Abstracts: 1 July 2019. Submit here. CFP: ‘Figurations: Persons In/Out of Data’ Conference Keynotes:  Professor Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Simon Fraser University Professor Jane Elliot, University of Exeter Professor John Frow, The University of Sydney Professor Susanne Kuechler, University College London Professor AbdouMaliq Simone,… Continue reading

Upcoming Event: ‘Goodall Symposium: Great Minds – Innovations in Brain Surgery’, part of the Glasgow Science Festival 2019, 13 June 2019.

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Time/Date: 6:30pm – 9pm, 13 June 2019. Location: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow The annual Goodall Symposium, organised by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, celebrates the 140th anniversary of the first successful brain tumour operation performed by Glasgow super-surgeon, Sir William Macewen. Hear the story behind this ground-breaking… Continue reading

Upcoming Centre for the History of Medicine Seminars: Dr Fenneke Sysling, Wednesday 29 May and Dr Jessica Dandona, Tuesday 18 June

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First Seminar: Data rituals: Measuring and recording height and weight in baby books in the US, 1872-1940 Speaker: Dr Fenneke Sysling Date: 11am, Wednesday 29 May Location: Seminar Room in Lilybank House Second Seminar: Glass Wombs and Paper Fetuses: Representing the Female Reproductive Body in France, Britain, and the United States, 1880–1900. Speaker: Dr Jessica Dandona… Continue reading

Upcoming events: ‘Global History Hackathon Round-Up’, 11 June, and ‘What We Threw Away’, 25 June, Glasgow

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There are two ‘Global History Hackathon’ events taking place in June. Please see below and click on the links for full details. Event 1: ‘Global History Hackathon Round-Up’, University of Glasgow Library Talk Lab, 11 June from 1pm https://www.eventbrite.com/e/global-history-hackathon-round-up-tickets-61626000025 This event will feature a dozen flash talks from our amazing students, followed by discussion and… Continue reading