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Upcoming Centre for the History of Medicine Seminars: Dr Fenneke Sysling, Wednesday 29 May and Dr Jessica Dandona, Tuesday 18 June

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First Seminar: Data rituals: Measuring and recording height and weight in baby books in the US, 1872-1940 Speaker: Dr Fenneke Sysling Date: 11am, Wednesday 29 May Location: Seminar Room in Lilybank House Second Seminar: Glass Wombs and Paper Fetuses: Representing the Female Reproductive Body in France, Britain, and the United States, 1880–1900. Speaker: Dr Jessica Dandona… Continue reading

Wellcome Trust Roadshow, Glasgow Caledonian University, 4 June 2019

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Time/Date: 09:00 – 11:00 BST, Tuesday 4 June 2019 Location: Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow G4 0BA, United Kingdom Wellcome Trust Roadshow Organised by Glasgow School for Business and Society and Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health The Wellcome Trust, who fund research into all aspects of health and medicine, will be in Glasgow on 4 June. Paul Woodgate from the Trust will be running one of their Road Shows at… Continue reading

Upcoming events: ‘Global History Hackathon Round-Up’, 11 June, and ‘What We Threw Away’, 25 June, Glasgow

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There are two ‘Global History Hackathon’ events taking place in June. Please see below and click on the links for full details. Event 1: ‘Global History Hackathon Round-Up’, University of Glasgow Library Talk Lab, 11 June from 1pm https://www.eventbrite.com/e/global-history-hackathon-round-up-tickets-61626000025 This event will feature a dozen flash talks from our amazing students, followed by discussion and… Continue reading

Upcoming Event: ‘Visualising Medical Heritage and Virtual Reality’, Glasgow, 23rd May 2019

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Time/Date: Thursday 23rd May, 6.30pm Location: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow ‘Visualising Medical Heritage and Virtual Reality’ – Thursday 23rd May, 6.30pm The Visualising Medical Heritage Project at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow brings medical history to life and enables enhanced access to our museum collection through cutting… Continue reading

Upcoming Events: Medical Humanities at Birkbeck Arts Week, 20-24 May 2019

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There are lots of medical humanities-related events and a special exhibition taking place as part of this year’s Birkbeck Arts Week. Please see below for details: EXHIBITION: I Run & Run, Let Out An Earth Shattering Roar, and Turn Into a Giant Octopussy, Kai Syng Tan (2018) #magiccarpet 20 May – 24 May | Room… Continue reading

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

Film Screening and Panel Discussion: ‘End of Life Choices?’, Glasgow, 29 April 2019

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Date: 7.00 – 9.30pm, 29 April 2019 Location: Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3JD End of Life Choices? A free event organised by Lapidus Scotland and members of the Glasgow Die-a-log group Monday 29 April 2019, 7.00 – 9.30pm, Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G2 3JD Screening of two short… Continue reading

Symposium: ‘Reading & Writing, Death & Dying’, Glasgow, 14 May 2019

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Date: 12:00 – 17:00, Tuesday 14 May 2019 Location: St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art, 2 Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0RH Symposium: ‘Reading & Writing, Death & Dying’ This symposium funded by the Arts-Lab and Glasgow End of Life Studies Group, and organized by Dr Elizabeth Reeder, Dr Naomi Richards, and Amy Shea will focus… Continue reading

Sutherland Trust Spring Lecture 2019: ‘Political Violence and the Dialectics of Hope’, Professor Andrew Samuels, Edinburgh, 11 May 2019

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Time/Date:12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (BST), Saturday 11 May 2019 Location: Central Hall, 2 West Tollcross, EH3 9BP Edinburgh, United Kingdom (View Map) Political Violence and the Dialectics of Hope   12.30 pm, Saturday 11 May 2019 Central Halls, 2 West Tollcross, Edinburgh EH3 9BP Refreshments, included in the ticket price, will be available from 12 noon… Continue reading