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Interdisciplinary Workshop: ‘Dissecting the visceral body, across time and disciplines’, London, 1 March 2019

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Date: 10am-7pm, Friday 1 March 2019 Location: Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London ‘Dissecting the visceral body, across time and disciplines’, An interdisciplinary workshop at the Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 1 March 2019 The Body & Image in Arts & Science (BIAS) project at the Warburg Institute organizes the 1-day workshop… Continue reading

CFP: ‘The Range of Our Fears (from Antiquity to the Present)’ workshop, Versailles, France, 15 May 2019

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Date:  15 May 2019 Location: Versailles, France Closing Date for Abstracts: 24 February 2019 Call for Papers: ‘The Range of Our Fears (from Antiquity to the Present)’, Versailles, France, 15 May 2019 Funk, doubt, dread, terror, fright, horror… There are many words and expressions more or less complex to express the multiple aspects of fear in English and in French. Understood in its… Continue reading

Concert: Live Jazz and Spoken Word recited without a voice box, Glasgow, 2 March 2019

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Date:  2pm, Saturday 2 March 2019 Location: Paisley Abbey, PA1 1JG Live Jazz and Spoken Word recited without a voice box, Glasgow, UK. The cancer charities TRACTion Cancer Support and Shout at Cancer proudly announce their event with the Peter Edwards Trio: Outspoken Jazz, in collaboration with Peter Johnson (The Repeat Beat Poet) and Bruce  Sherfield (Spoken… Continue reading

Extended CFP: ‘Ailing Empires: Medicine, Science, and Imperialism’ Interdisciplinary symposium, Edinburgh, 31 May 2019

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Date: 31 May 2019 Location: University of Edinburgh, Scotland Closing Date for Abstracts: 22 February 2019 Ailing Empires: Medicine, Science, and ImperialismInterdisciplinary symposium at the University of Edinburgh31 May 2019Keynote speaker: Dr Samiksha Sehrawat (Newcastle)@AEconference Call for Papers: 2019 has begun as a period of renewed public and academic debate over the history and legacies… Continue reading

Disability + Intersectionality Reading Group, next meeting 4 February 2019, London

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Date: next meeting 5-7pm, 4 February 2019 Location:  King’s College London, Bush House (SE) 6.03 Disability+Intersectionality is a fortnightly reading group based at King’s College London which meets to discuss key texts in critical disability studies, situating them within the broader context of the humanities and social sciences. Each session will focus on a theme and explore… Continue reading

CFP: 36th Annual Nursing & Health Care History Conference, 19-21 September 2019, Dallas

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Date:  19-21 September 2019 Location: Sheraton Downtown Dallas, Texas Closing Date for Abstracts: on or before February 15, 2019 Call for Papers: 36th Annual Nursing & Health Care History Conference, Sheraton Downtown Dallas, Texas September 19-21, 2019 The American Association for the History of Nursing and host Texas Woman’s University are co-sponsoring the Association’s 36th annual conference to be held in… 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

PhD Opportunity: ESRC SGSSS Collaborative PhD scholarship, HGRG, Glasgow

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Application Deadline: Friday 15 March 2019 An ESRC SGSSS Collaborative PhD scholarship is available in HGRG at University of Glasgow with Hester Parr and Chris Philo and Emma Laurie – based on partnership with Remake Up (http://remakeup.org/) a social enterprise in Glasgow that uses profits to fund free permanent make-up (paramedical tattooing) for those with disfigurement or critical illness experiences. This research… Continue reading

Save-the-date: Glasgow Medical Humanities Symposium, 15 May 2019

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This is a save-the-date announcement for a day event on Wednesday 15 May 2019. The Glasgow Medical Humanities Symposium will bring together researchers from across Glasgow’s Universities to explore new possibilities for collaboration, and to identify the distinctive strengths and interests of our local context. The symposium will be open to academics, postdocs, and research… Continue reading

Three Postdoctoral Positions in Biomedicine, Self and Society, University of Edinburgh

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The new Wellcome Trust-supported Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society brings together a range of scholars from across the University of Edinburgh working in the social sciences and medical humanities. They are currently advertising three postdoctoral positions: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BPJ282/research-fellow-in-biomedicine-self-and-society-beyond-disease – line-managed by Martyn Pickersgill , with Steve Sturdy (24 months) [despite the formal wording of the job ad,… Continue reading