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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

Public Lecture: ‘Adventures, archives, and anguish in undertaking AIDS research’, York, 15th October 2018

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Date: 12.00pm, Monday 15th October 2018 Location: Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York The Centre for Global Health Histories warmly invites you to the following public lecture at the University of York on 15 October. All are welcome to attend and no booking is necessary. ‘Adventures, archives, and anguish in undertaking AIDS research’ Dr… 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: ‘Corpus Linguistics in Scotland’ Network Meeting, Edinburgh, 30th November 2018

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Date: 30th November 2018 Closing Date for Abstracts: 31st October 2018 Closing Date for Registration: 23rd November 2018 Location: University of Edinburgh, School of Health in Social Science, Teviot Place, Doorway 6, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, Room 4.1 (4th floor) ‘Corpus Linguistics in Scotland’ Network Meeting Corpus Linguistics in the Arts and Humanities 30th November 2018, University of… Continue reading

Registration Open: ‘Building alliances: Mental health activism and the academy’, London, 12th October 2018

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Date: 1pm-5pm, 12th October 2018 Location: Birkbeck, University of London, UK Building alliances: Mental health activism and the academy There is a mental health and social welfare crisis in the UK. Disability and service user-led groups are leading campaigns to raise awareness of and challenge government cuts and policy “reform”. The question arises: how can… Continue reading

Upcoming Global Health Histories Seminar 111: ‘Zika’, 8th October 2018, University of York

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Date: 8th October 2018, 13:30 – 15:00pm Location: The Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, UK The Centre for Global Health Histories invites you to attend Global Health Histories Seminar 111: ‘Zika’, which will be held at the University of York, UK, on Monday 8th October 2018. Global Health Histories Seminar 111: ZIKA 8 October 2018, 13:30… Continue reading

Places Still Available – Rescheduled Scottish Doctoral Research Network Scoping Meeting

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Date: 11am-3pm, Friday 5th October 2018 Location: SGSAH Meeting Room, University of Glasgow Registration Open Until All Places Are Filled Places are still available for this Friday’s Scottish Medical Humanities Doctoral Research Network – Scoping Meeting, originally planned for the 7th March 2018. The scoping meeting was postponed in March due to planned industrial action. It… Continue reading

Mason Institute Event: ‘Deep Brain Stimulation and Ablative Neurosurgery in Psychiatry: Is There A Moral Difference?’, Edinburgh, 27th September 2018

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Date: 4pm, Thursday 27th September 2018 Location: Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh Speakers: Dr Jonathan Pugh, from Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics Abstract: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is currently being investigated as an experimental treatment for patients suffering from a range of treatment-refractory psychiatric disorders, with an increasing number of… Continue reading

Mason Institute Event: ‘Modern Surrogacy Needs a Modern Law: How Should We Regulate Surrogacy in the 21st Century?’, Edinburgh, 27th September 2018

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Date: 6:30-8:30 pm, 27th September 2018 Location: Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ Speakers: PROFESSOR NICK HOPKINS (Law Commissioner responsible for Surrogacy at the Law Commission) CLAIRE KELLY (a surrogate who has helped two couples have families) DR KIRSTY HORSEY (Chief Examiner and Reader in Law at the University of Kent) ROBERT GILMOUR… Continue reading

CFP: Roads To REF: An IMH ECR Network Training Event

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Date: 10:00-17:00, Friday 12 October 2018 Location: St Chad’s College, 18 North Bailey, Durham, DH1 3RH Booking is now open for this FREE training day designed to provide late-stage postgraduates and early career researchers with practical and up-to-date insights into the Research Excellence Framework (REF). With speakers to include Professor Jane Macnaughton (Durham University), Dr Coreen… Continue reading