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Upcoming Event: ‘History of medicine at the University of Glasgow: A Symposium’, 6 December 2018

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Date: 6 December 2018 Location: Yudowitz Seminar Room, Wolfson Medical Building, University of Glasgow The Centre for the History of Medicine at the University of Glasgow invites you to a one-day symposium. The event takes place on 6 December 2018, between 9.30 and 4.30 in the Yudowitz Seminar Room, in the Wolfson Medical School. The papers cover… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Decolonising madness? The birth of a ‘global psyche’ in the aftermath of the Second World War’, 4-5 April 2019, Birkbeck College, University of London

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Date: 4-5 April 2019 Location: Birkbeck College, University of London Deadline for Abstracts: 31 December 2018 CFP: ‘Decolonising madness? The birth of a ‘global psyche’ in the aftermath of the Second World War’, 4-5 April 2019, Birkbeck College, University of London Can psychiatry be global? Are mental illnesses universal across cultures, ethnic groups and ‘civilisations’? Can the theories… Continue reading

CSHHH Annual Lecture: ‘Canadian Population Control: Eugenics, Environment, and Feminism in the 1970s’, Prof Erika Dyck, 19 November 2018, University of Strathclyde

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Date: 5.00–6.30 pm Lecture and Q&A followed by Reception, Monday 19 November 2018 Location: Room SW204,Stenhouse Wing, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare Annual Lecture Canadian Population Control: Eugenics, Environment, and Feminism in the 1970s Keynote Speaker: Prof Erika Dyck University of Saskatchewan University of Strathclyde, Stenhouse Wing,… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Ageing, Illness, Care in Literary and Cultural Narratives’, Huddersfield, 5th and 6th September 2019

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Date: Thursday 5th and Friday 6th September, 2019 Location: University of Huddersfield, UK Deadline for Proposals: 11th February, 2019 CFP: ‘Ageing, Illness, Care in Literary and Cultural Narratives’, University of Huddersfield, UK, Thursday 5th and Friday 6th September, 2019 Keynotes speakers: Sally Chivers, Trent University, Canada Amelia DeFalco, University of Leeds, UK Margaret Morganroth Gullette, Brandeis University,… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Digital Diasporas: Interdisciplinary Perspectives’, London, 6th-7th June 2019

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Date: 6th-7th June 2019 Location: Senate House, University of London Deadline for Abstracts: 1st December 2018 CFP: ‘Digital Diasporas: Interdisciplinary Perspectives’, 6th-7th June 2019  Invited keynote and panel speakers include: Jannis Androutsopoulos (Universität Hamburg); Tobias Blanke (King’s College London); Alexandra Georgakopoulou (King’s College London); Agnieszka Lyons (Queen Mary, University of London); Mirca Madianou (Goldsmiths, University of London); Sandra… Continue reading

Registration Open: ‘LHIVES: Narratives of HIV’, Manchester, November 9th 2018

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Date: 4-7pm, Friday November 9th 2018 Location: Friends’ Meeting House, 6 Mount St, Manchester M2 5NS You can now register for FREE for the LHIVES: Narratives of HIV event in November 9, 4-7pm in Manchester city centre. Tickets are running out fast. Snacks and drinks will be provided! Register at https://www.bugchasingproject.org/lhives. This will discuss the role… Continue reading

Call for Contributions and Booking Information: ‘Storytelling for Health 2 International Conference’, Cardiff and Swansea, 27th, 28th, 29th June 2019

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Date: 27th, 28th, 29th June 2019 Location: Cardiff and Swansea, Wales Closing Date for Proposals: 23.59 GMT on Sunday November 18th 2018 CFP: Storytelling for Health 2 International Conference The organisers are delighted to announce that ABMU Health Board and the University of South Wales are working together with a range of partners towards the next conference ‘Storytelling… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Cultures of Toxicity’, Warwick, 8th-9th November 2019

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Date: Friday 8th and Saturday 9th November 2019 Location: University of Warwick Deadline for Abstracts: 31st March 2019 Call for Papers: ‘Cultures of Toxicity’ In Todd Haynes’ 1995 film Safe, Carol (Julianne Moore) is plagued by ‘multiple chemical sensitivities’. The character experiences her environment as a series of toxic threats that cause accumulating and varied physical and psychical… Continue reading

Upcoming Event: ‘Nursing Stories from the First World War: A Conversation with Dr Diane Atkinson’, Edinburgh, 9th November 2018

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Date: 18.00 – 19.15, Friday 9th November 2018 Location:  Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22−26 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ Nursing Stories from the First World War: A Conversation with Dr Diane Atkinson The Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Young Academy of Scotland warmly invite you to Nursing stories from the First World War: A conversation with… Continue reading

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