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Call for Participants: Subjectivity, Self-Narratives and the History of Emotions Masterclass, University of Sussex, 16th-18th January 2019

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Date: 16th-18th January 2019 Location: Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, University of Sussex Deadline for Applications: 27th July 2018 Subjectivity, Self-Narratives and the History of Emotions Masterclass, A British Academy Rising Stars Engagement Event, Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, University of Sussex, 16th-18th January 2019 Where many History of Emotions studies have focused on norms… Continue reading

CFP: Bodies of Data: Intersecting Medical and Digital Humanities, 22nd-23rd November, Dublin, Ireland

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Date: 22nd-23rd November 2018 Location: UCD campus, Belfield, Dublin and Royal Irish Academy, Dublin Closing Date for Proposals: 5pm Friday 7th September 2018 The Irish Humanities Alliance, in collaboration with UCD and DIT, are excited to announce the first Irish conference on research at the intersection of Medical and Digital Humanities. Medical and digital humanities have emerged as… Continue reading

CHASE Training Programme, From Field to Page: Core Skills in the Medical Humanities, 5th July and 8th November 2018, London

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Date: Thursday 5th July and Thursday 8th November 2018 Location: Keynes Library, School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London Deadline for Registration: 25th June 2018 From Field to Page: Core Skills in the Medical Humanities  43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Medical humanities continues to emerge as a live and transforming field of enquiry. The core work… Continue reading

Registration Now Open: ‘The Literary Self: From Antiquity to the Digital Age’, 4th-5th June 2018, Edinburgh

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Date: 4th-5th June 2018 Location: University of Edinburgh, 50 George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9JU The Literary Self: From Antiquity to the Digital Age, 4th-5th June 2018, Edinburgh, Scotland An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference with collaboration between the University of St. Andrews, University of Edinburgh, and University of Strathclyde. Throughout history, authors have grappled with how their texts are… Continue reading

Conference Report: Glasgow Medical Humanities Day, University of Glasgow, 17th April 2018

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By Charlotte Orr On 17 April 2018, the Glasgow Medical Humanities Day took place at the University of Glasgow, organised by the Medical Humanities Research Centre (MHRC). After tea, coffee, and some delicious scones, the day began with an introduction from the MHRC Director Dr Gavin Miller and Co-Director Dr Megan Coyer. Both thanked relevant… Continue reading

Call for Papers: 2nd Congress of the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research, Weetwood Hall, University of Leeds, 20th-21st September 2018

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Date: 20th-21st September 2018 Location: Weetwood Hall, University of Leeds Closing Date for Abstracts: 25th May 2018 CFP: 2nd Congress of the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research, Medical Humanities: Futures The Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research (NNMHR) was founded in 2013 with the purpose of connecting individuals and institutions working in this dynamic area of interdisciplinary research.… Continue reading

Call for Papers: Anxious Forms 2018, 27th July 2018, Aston University, Birmingham

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Date: Friday 27th July 2018 Location: Aston University, Birmingham Closing date for abstracts: 1st May 2018 CFP: Anxious Forms 2018 Blood, Sweat, and Tears: Bodily Fluids in the Long Nineteenth Century Friday 27th July 2018, Aston University, Birmingham Speakers: Professor Talia Schaffer, CUNY and Dr Kate Lister, Leeds Trinity University ‘The power of blood is so difficult to decipher… Continue reading

Event: The Imagination Cafe – On Tour

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Dates and locations: 24th-28th April 2018 – MOSTYN contemporary art gallery, Wales 14th-19th May 2018 – the Menier Gallery, London September 2018 – the Royal College of Art, Edinburgh The ground-breaking Imagination Café pop-up installation will be travelling to Llandudno, London and Edinburgh in 2018. The Imagination Café challenges the negative stigma around dementia and… Continue reading

Final CFP: ‘Uniting Two Perspectives on Mental Illness: Philosophy and Linguistics’, Essex, 13-14 September 2018

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Date: 13th-14th September 2018 Deadline for Submissions (extended): 4th May 2018 Location: University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ FINAL CFP: Uniting Two Perspectives on Mental Illness: Philosophy and Linguistics, University of Essex, 13-14 September 2018 Mental illness has long been of interest to researchers in the humanities, including philosophy, linguistics, sociology, history and politics. In… Continue reading

Mason Institute Annual Lecture: ‘On Strange ground: biomedical transformation, narrative vulnerability and identity repair’, 18th June 2018, Edinburgh

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Date: 5:30-8:00pm, 18th June 2018 Location: Screening Room G.04, 50 George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LH Mason Institute Annual Lecture: ‘On Strange ground: biomedical transformation, narrative vulnerability and identity repair’ Speaker: Jackie Leach Scully, Professor of Social Ethics and Bioethics, Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre, Newcastle University Abstract: Vulnerability is generally understood in terms of harmful… Continue reading