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Call for papers: ‘Conceptualising Health Research Participation in the Era of Big Data’, Palgrave Communications, Closing Date: end of December 2019

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Collection: ‘Conceptualising Health Research Participation in the Era of Big Data’ Palgrave Communications (https://www.nature.com/palcomms/ ) the open access journal from Palgrave Macmillan (part of Springer Nature),  which publishes research across the humanities and social sciences, is currently inviting article proposals and full papers for a research article collection (‘special issue’) on ‘Conceptualising Health Research Participation… Continue reading

Call for papers: ‘Challenging Medical Knowledge Translation’, Palgrave Communications, Closing Date: end of October 2019

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Collection: ‘Challenging Medical Knowledge Translation – Convergence and Divergence of Translation across Epistemic and Cultural Boundaries’ Palgrave Communications (https://www.nature.com/palcomms/ ) the open access journal from Palgrave Macmillan (part of Springer Nature),  which publishes research across the humanities and social sciences, is currently inviting article proposals and full papers for a research article collection (‘special issue’)… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Anti-biosis? – Social and Cultural Inquiries into Human-Microbe Relations’, Palgrave Communications

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Palgrave Communications (https://www.nature.com/palcomms/ ) the open access journal from Palgrave Macmillan (part of Springer Nature),  which publishes research across the humanities and social sciences, is currently inviting article proposals and full papers for a research article collection (‘special issue’) on ‘Anti-biosis? – Social and Cultural Inquiries into Human-Microbe Relations’: https://www.nature.com/palcomms/for-authors/call-for-papers#Anti-biosis. This collection is being edited… Continue reading

CFP: Articles for the Special Section on “Self-Tracking, Embodied Differences and the Politics and Ethics of Health” for the open access feminist STS journal Catalyst

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Closing Date for Abstracts: August 31, 2019 CFP: Articles for inclusion in the Special Section on “Self-Tracking, Embodied Differences and the Politics and Ethics of Health” for the open access feminist STS journal Catalyst.  Editors: Venla Oikkonen (Tampere University, Finland) and Luna Dolezal (University of Exeter, UK) The twenty-first century has been marked by an increasing number of… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Healthcare in China, a medical-humanities perspective’, Oxford, 14 June 2019

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Date: 8.30 – 18.30, Friday 14 June 2019 Location: Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus JHB 208 Chakrabarti Lecture Theatre Closing Date for Abstracts: 1 April 2019 Call for papers: ‘Healthcare in China, a medical-humanities perspective’ A workshop on ‘Healthcare in China from a medical-humanities perspective’ will be held jointly by Oxford Brookes University and the UK Campus… Continue reading

Book Review: Disclosures: Rewriting the Narrative about HIV, edited by Angie Spoto (Scotland: Stewed Rhubarb Press, 2018). (96 pp). £10.99. ISBN: 987-1-910416-10-5

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Book: Disclosures: Rewriting the Narrative about HIV, edited by Angie Spoto (Scotland: Stewed Rhubarb Press, 2018). (96 pp). £10.99. ISBN: 987-1-910416-10-5 Reviewer: Beverley Pollitt, Liverpool Hope University Stigma. A highly prevalent concept many of us are familiar with and one which is indisputably associated with HIV. Disclosures: Rewriting the Narrative about HIV is constructed as… Continue reading

Book Review: Medical Paratexts from Medieval to Modern: Dissecting the Page, edited by Hannah C. Tweed and Diane G. Scott (London/New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018).

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Book: Medical Paratexts from Medieval to Modern: Dissecting the Page, edited by Hannah C. Tweed and Diane G. Scott (London/New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). Reviewer: Karoliina Ollikainen, University of Glasgow Medical Paratexts from Medieval to Modern: Dissecting the Page, edited by Hannah C. Tweed and Diane G. Scott, is part of the Palgrave Studies in… Continue reading

Call for Writers: Synapsis Journal of Health Humanities

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Deadline: September 1st 2018 The journal editors are pleased to invite new writers to contribute to Synapsis: A Journal of Health Humanities (www.medicalhealthhumanities.com). Synapsis is an online publication designed to bring together humanities scholars and students from across institutions and disciplines in a “department without walls.” The site is founded and edited by Arden Hegele, a… Continue reading

Workshop: ‘Connecting or Excluding? New Technologies & Connected Communities’, Glasgow

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Date: 2-8pm, Wednesday 26th September Location: The Lighthouse (Conference Suite), 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow, G1 3NU www.thelighthouse.co.uk Date: 9.30am-6pm, Thursday 27th September Location: St Luke’s (Main Hall), 17 Bain Street, Glasgow, G40 2JZ www.stlukesglasgow.com This free event will explore how digital technologies and infrastructure help enable innovative co-creation and co-research with communities and can build… Continue reading

Call for Book Proposals: New Series “Language, Discourse and Mental Health” (University of Exeter Press)

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The editors are very pleased to announce the new book series “Language, Discourse and Mental Health” published with the University of Exeter Press. This book series is a unique resource to further knowledge and understanding of mental health from a pluralistically informed linguistic perspective. Using qualitative and quantitative approaches to language-based analysis, the empirical and… Continue reading