You are currently browsing the archives for the MH event category.

Life of Breath at the Edinburgh Book Festival, 13-25 August 2017

Published on: Author: Hannah Tweed Leave a comment

Durham University’s Life of Breath project is delighted to announce a series of breath and air-themed events in collaboration with the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Taking the Air, supported by The Wellcome Trust, will investigate ideas around breath. 1 in 5 people in the UK have a long-term lung-related illness and 115,000 die from lung disease each year. A… Continue reading

Conference: ‘Spirituality and Recovery’, Durham

Published on: Author: Hannah Tweed Leave a comment

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

RCPSG Lecture: Pankaj Chandak, ‘Safer Surgery – The Lasting Legacy of Joseph Lister’, Glasgow

Published on: Author: Hannah Tweed Leave a comment

Lecture, Pankaj Chandak: ‘Safer Surgery – The Lasting Legacy of Joseph Lister’ Date: 7pm, Thursday 15th June 2017 (refreshments from 6.30pm) Location: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is delighted to invite you to their annual Goodall Lecture.… Continue reading

PGR Workshop: ‘Interdisciplinarity in Practice: Medical Humanities Research’, Leeds

Published on: Author: Hannah Tweed Leave a comment

The University of Leeds warmly invites participants for a one-day workshop addressing the scholarly challenges and collaborative opportunities surrounding postgraduate research in the medical humanities. Increasing numbers of postgraduate students from a wide range of disciplines are undertaking work on human health, wellbeing, disease, and the body that entails interdisciplinary approaches. Conducting PhD research across disciplinary… Continue reading

ECR Workshop: ‘Collaboration in the Critical Medical Humanities’, Durham

Published on: Author: Hannah Tweed Leave a comment

This  intensive 3-day workshop for early career researchers will take place Monday 11 – Wednesday 13 September 2017 at Durham University, with the support of the British Academy and the Wellcome Trust. Work in the critical medical humanities brings together scholars from the arts, humanities, social and life sciences, health professionals, patient advocates, carers and… Continue reading

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

Published on: Author: Hannah Tweed Leave a comment

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

Book Launch: Megan Coyer’s ‘Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press’, Glasgow

Published on: Author: Hannah Tweed Leave a comment

Book Launch Event: Megan Coyer’s Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, 1817-1858 Date: 3-5pm, Wednesday 31st May 2017 Location: Edwin Morgan Room, 5 University Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8QQ   Dr Megan Coyer is delighted to invite you to the launch of her monograph, Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine,… Continue reading

Seminar: Michael Rembis, ‘A Secret Worth Knowing: Living Mad Lives in the Shadow of the Asylum’, Liverpool Hope

Published on: Author: Hannah Tweed Leave a comment

‘A Secret Worth Knowing: Living Mad Lives in the Shadow of the Asylum’ Dr Michael Rembis, University at Buffalo Date: 2-3.30pm, Wednesday 10th May 2017 Location: EDEN 109, Liverpool Hope University Dr Rembis explores the emotional lives of women and men living in the 19th century United States who considered themselves “mad” or “insane,” or who… Continue reading

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

Published on: Author: Hannah Tweed Leave a comment

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

Seminar: Augmenting the Body: Work and the Posthuman (Leeds)

Published on: Author: Hannah Tweed Leave a comment

Location: Senate Room 1, Leeds Humanities Research Institute, 29-31 Clarendon Place, Leeds, LS2 9JT Date: 3-5pm, Thursday 27th April Augmenting the Body is an interdisciplinary medical humanities project based at the University of Leeds, exploring questions of disability, bodily extensions, care and the posthuman. Work and the Posthuman is the fourth seminar to be presented in the Sadler… Continue reading