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Artist in Residence Workshop, RCPS Glasgow

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Date: 6pm, Monday 20th November 2017 Location: Lister Room, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow, 232-242 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow is pleased to announce an Artist in Residence workshop, on Monday 20th November, 6pm, in the Lister Room in the College building. This will be an informal… Continue reading

Arts of Breath – series of lecture-performances organised by Life of Breath project, Durham

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The Life of Breath Project is pleased to announce ‘Arts of Breath’, a series of lecture-performances exploring the role of breath in poetry, fiction, singing, dance and visual art. All events will take place in Durham. For more information see individual event pages below, or contact Sarah McLusky. Wed 29 Nov 2017: Visualising the Ephemeral: Breath in Visual Art with artist Jayne… Continue reading

Workshop: ‘Narrative Medicine’, Mainz, Germany

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Date: 12th-14th January 2018 Location: Mainz, Germany Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany, will host a three-day workshop (January 12-14, 2018) on “Narrative Medicine” with faculty from the Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University. The workshop is based on Rita Charon’s concept of Narrative Medicine. Alternating between plenary lectures and small-group seminars, the faculty will engage participants with… Continue reading

Workshop: ‘Exploring Glasgow’s Criminal-Medical Histories, c. 1850-1920’

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Date: 12.30 – 4.30pm, 7th December 2017 Location: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232-242 St Vincent St., Glasgow, G2 5RJ A workshop exploring Glasgow’s medical, legal, criminal and social histories. The aim of the workshop is to share expertise and to produce a network of potential collaborators to form projects relating to these topics.… Continue reading

Conference: ‘Human Rights in Medicine – Myth and Reality’, Edinburgh

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Date: 10am 4.15pm, Monday 20th November 2017 Location: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ The major difficulty is that the term Human Rights is used as though it were self-evident what it means. But it isn’t”. David Roberston, former Moderator of the Free Church of Scotland (The Scotsman, 19 June 2017) This… Continue reading

Workshop: ‘Lost limbs and posthuman enhancement’, Being Human Festival, Glasgow

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Date: 7-8.30pm, Friday 24th November 2017 Location: Kelvin Theatre, Ground Floor, University of Glasgow Library, Hillhead Street, Glasgow As part of the Being Human Festival, Anna McFarlane and Hannah Tweed are delighted to invite you to a free event on 24th November 2017. ‘Lost Limbs and Posthuman Enhancement’ engages with speculative design, prosthetics, technology, and artefact speed-dating.… Continue reading

Seminar Series, Centre for the History of Medicine, Glasgow

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Location: Library Reading Room, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232-242 St Vincent St, Glasgow G2 5RJ The Centre for the History of Medicine at the University of Glasgow are delighted to announce the next two speakers in their autumn-winter seminar series. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available from 5pm. All welcome!   5.30pm, Tuesday 7th… Continue reading

ECR Applicants Invited: RSPH Arts, Health and Wellbeing Steering Group

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Applications open for an Early Career Researcher to join the RSPH Arts, Health and Wellbeing Steering Group. The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) Special Interest Group (SIG) in Arts, Health and Wellbeing is a 300-strong body of researchers and practitioners working in the field of arts and health. The group shares research and best practice, organises conferences,… Continue reading

Launch: ‘William Hunter’s Library: A Transcription of the Early Catalogues’, Glasgow

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Date:  4-6pm, Tuesday 7th November 2017 Location: The University of Glasgow Library (Level 12) The University of Glasgow Special Collections team are delighted to invite you to the launch for ‘William Hunter’s Library: A Transcription of the Early Catalogues’. Help us celebrate the completion of the Wellcome Trust funded project ‘William Hunter’s Library: A Transcription of the… Continue reading

CCDS Seminar: Sorrowless Lamentation by Prof Lennard J. Davis, Liverpool

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Date: 2-3pm, Wednesday 15th November 2017 Place: EDEN 109, Centre for Culture and Disability Studies, Liverpool Hope University Sorrowless Lamentation: Viewers’ Emotional Response to the Disabled Poor in Art  Prof Lennard J. Davis, University of Illinois at Chicago This seminar reviews the history of the disabled poor in Western Art and considers what the viewers’ emotional response… Continue reading