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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

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

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

New Seed Scheme Launched: Funding available to support research initiatives across the NNMHR

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Closing Date: 5pm Monday 18 June 2018 The NNMHR has just been awarded a generous Small Grant* from the Wellcome Trust to enable us to continue supporting innovative and critical medical humanities research across the network. We are delighted to announce that the first round of the NNMHR Seed Scheme is now open. Applications are invited… 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 Poems: On ‘Male’ Disordered Eating

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Deadline for submission: 18th May 2018 Call for Poems: On ‘Male’ Disordered Eating Men and boys – just like women and girls – can have concerns about weight, body shape, diet and exercise which may lead to problems around food including over- or undereating or overexercising. However, they may find these things very difficult to talk… Continue reading

New MA: Medicine in Society, University of Sheffield

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The new MA in Medicine in Society offered by Medical Humanities Sheffield is now open for registrations. This is an interdisciplinary MA, incorporating optional modules in philosophy, history, sociology and politics of medicine and health care, and a core module to develop transdisciplinary research skills for addressing key medical topics and challenges.

Job Opportunities: Managing Editor and Reviews Editor for the Centre for Medical Humanities Blog

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Deadline for both jobs: 12 noon on Wednesday 21st March Founded in 2010, the award-winning CMH blog (http://centreformedicalhumanities.org/) is seeking a creative, tech-savvy Managing Editor (0.2FTE) and a book-loving Reviews Editor (0.1FTE) to overhaul and revitalise the site. Managing Editor (1 day/week (0.2FTE), Starting salary: £5146 pa (£25,728 pro rata)) The Managing Editor will initially… Continue reading

Call for Expressions of Interest: Glasgow Life Medical Humanities Scoping Event

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Date: 2.00-4.00 pm, Wednesday 14th February 2018 Location: Mitchell Library, Glasgow Deadline for Expressions of Interest: 31st January 2018 Glasgow Life in conjunction with the Medical Humanities Research Centre and the College of Arts in the University of Glasgow invite expressions of interest from researchers who may wish to work with the internationally significant medical history and humanities… Continue reading