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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Glasgow Medical Humanities Day, Tuesday 17 April 2018

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Location: Seminar Room 1 Yudowitz, and Atrium, Wolfson Medical Building, University Avenue We are pleased to announce that registration is NOW OPEN for this event. All welcome: free event, but please register by emailing arts-medhums@glasgow.ac.uk Purpose: to encourage networking and sharing of expertise in Glasgow’s medical humanities communities to build towards greater collaborative research and… Continue reading

Registration Now Open: ‘The Gut-Brain Axis’: Cultural and Historical Perspectives 4-5 May 2018, University of Glasgow

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Date: 4th – 5th May 2018 Location: University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK Registration Close: 20th April 2018 I am pleased to announce that registration is now open for this event, organised by Dr Manon Mathias (University of Glasgow). ‘The Gut-Brain Axis’: Cultural and Historical Perspectives 4-5 May 2018, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK This workshop will consider the… Continue reading

CFP: Madness and Literature – What Fiction Can Do for the Understanding of Mental Illness

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Date: 8-9 August 2018 Location: Aarhus University, Denmark Deadline: 20 April 2018 Call for Papers: Madness and Literature – What Fiction Can Do for the Understanding of Mental Illness Philosophers have considered the relation between madness and literature since Plato’s Phaedrus. Mental illness has been a favourite topic for great authors throughout literary history just as psychologists and… Continue reading

Animals in Disability Art: An Evening with Jenni-Juulia Wallinheimo-Heimonen

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Date: 7pm-9pm, Thursday 12th April 2018 Location: The Tetley Related to the “Going to the Dogs” workshop series, from 7pm to 9pm on Thursday 12 April 2018 the Finnish conceptual and textile artist Jenni-Juulia Wallinheimo-Heimonen will be performing, presenting, and explaining her recent disability art that incorporates animals at The Tetley. To find out more and to… Continue reading

“Going to the Dogs”?: A Workshop Series on Research at the Intersection of Disability and Animal Studies

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Date: 10am-4pm, Friday 13th April 2018 Location: Centre for Medical Humanities at the University of Leeds (School of English, 6­­–10 Cavendish Road) Workshop No. 2 Following the success of the first “Going to the Dogs” event on 19 February 2018 (find out more here and discussion stemming from the event here), the Centre for Medical Humanities… Continue reading

Writing Recoveries: International Conference for Writing Interventions for Mental Health

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Date: Wednesday 21st March 2018, 3:00 pm – Friday 23rd March 2018, 5:00 pm GMT Location: Level 5 Sir Alywn William Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland G12 8RZ What is the relationship between Creative Writing and Mental Illness? How can creative writing provide a route to recovery for sufferers of mental illness? Dr Carolyn Jess-Cooke… Continue reading

Medical Humanities Discussion Group: Charlotte Orr (PhD in Medical Humanities, University of Glasgow), ‘The self-construction of the scientist in Sir Ronald Ross’s Memoirs: with a full account of the great malaria problem’

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Date: 1-2pm, Wednesday 14 February 2018 Location: Room 216, the Hetherington Building, University of Glasgow The Medical Humanities Research Centre is delighted to announce the next speaker and topic for the Medical Humanities Discussion Group. On 14th February, Charlotte Orr (PhD student in Medical Humanities, University of Glasgow) will give a talk entitled ‘The self-construction of… Continue reading

“Going to the Dogs?” A Workshop Series on Research at the Intersection of Disability and Animal Studies, Leeds University Centre for Medical Humanities

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Date: 19th February 2018 from 2–5pm Location: Centre for Medical Humanities in the School of English (6–10 Cavendish Road), University of Leeds The first meeting of ‘“Going to the Dogs?” A Workshop Series on Research at the Intersection of Disability and Animal Studies’ will take place at the Centre for Medical Humanities in the School of… Continue reading

Science, Technology and Innovation Studies Seminar Series, University of Edinburgh

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Date: 15.30 – 17.00, Monday 22nd January Location: 6th Floor Staff Room, Chrystal Macmillan Building The Science, Technology and Innovation Seminar Series is pleased to announce its first speaker for this semester: Title: Assembling the conditions for Genome Wide Association Studies: The story of the Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium Speaker: Dr Catherine Heeney (University of… Continue reading

Mason Institute (MI) Lunch with Beverley Hood – ‘Positively Squishy – creative research in the lab’, Edinburgh

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Date: 12.30 – 2.00pm, Thursday 22nd February Location: Seminar Room 6,Chrystal MacMillan Building,15a George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD Title: Positively Squishy – creative research in the lab Speaker: Beverley Hood, artist and lecturer in the School of Design at the University of Edinburgh. Abstract: In an environment where bioscientific research undertaking “qualitative field-based inquiries with living… Continue reading