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‘Adapting Research for Media’ by Charlotte Orr

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Adapting Research for Media Charlotte Orr is a third year Medical Humanities PhD researcher at the University of Glasgow. Her research focuses on the writings and reception of physician-writer Sir Ronald Ross (1857-1932). Recently her work was featured on BBC Radio Scotland, as part of the Time Travels’ episode ‘Charismatic Characters and Wings to War’.… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Ageing, Illness, Care in Literary and Cultural Narratives’, Huddersfield, 5th and 6th September 2019

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Date: Thursday 5th and Friday 6th September, 2019 Location: University of Huddersfield, UK Deadline for Proposals: 11th February, 2019 CFP: ‘Ageing, Illness, Care in Literary and Cultural Narratives’, University of Huddersfield, UK, Thursday 5th and Friday 6th September, 2019 Keynotes speakers: Sally Chivers, Trent University, Canada Amelia DeFalco, University of Leeds, UK Margaret Morganroth Gullette, Brandeis University,… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Digital Diasporas: Interdisciplinary Perspectives’, London, 6th-7th June 2019

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Date: 6th-7th June 2019 Location: Senate House, University of London Deadline for Abstracts: 1st December 2018 CFP: ‘Digital Diasporas: Interdisciplinary Perspectives’, 6th-7th June 2019  Invited keynote and panel speakers include: Jannis Androutsopoulos (Universität Hamburg); Tobias Blanke (King’s College London); Alexandra Georgakopoulou (King’s College London); Agnieszka Lyons (Queen Mary, University of London); Mirca Madianou (Goldsmiths, University of London); Sandra… Continue reading

Call for Applications: Masters and PhD Fellowships on the project ‘What’s at Stake in the Fake: Indian pharmaceuticals, African markets and global health’, University of the Witwatersrand

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Location: Department of Anthropology at the University of the Witwatersrand (in collaboration with the University of Warwick and the University of Amsterdam) Date for Review of Applications: 1 December 2018 Call for Application: Masters and PhD Fellowships on the project ‘What’s at Stake in the Fake: Indian pharmaceuticals, African markets and global health’  The Department of Anthropology at… Continue reading

Registration Open: ‘LHIVES: Narratives of HIV’, Manchester, November 9th 2018

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Date: 4-7pm, Friday November 9th 2018 Location: Friends’ Meeting House, 6 Mount St, Manchester M2 5NS You can now register for FREE for the LHIVES: Narratives of HIV event in November 9, 4-7pm in Manchester city centre. Tickets are running out fast. Snacks and drinks will be provided! Register at https://www.bugchasingproject.org/lhives. This will discuss the role… Continue reading

Call for Contributions and Booking Information: ‘Storytelling for Health 2 International Conference’, Cardiff and Swansea, 27th, 28th, 29th June 2019

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Date: 27th, 28th, 29th June 2019 Location: Cardiff and Swansea, Wales Closing Date for Proposals: 23.59 GMT on Sunday November 18th 2018 CFP: Storytelling for Health 2 International Conference The organisers are delighted to announce that ABMU Health Board and the University of South Wales are working together with a range of partners towards the next conference ‘Storytelling… Continue reading

Job Opportunity: Research Associate (maternity cover) at Imperial College London

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Location: Imperial College Academic Health Sciences Centre, London Closing Date for Applications: 28 October 2018 Job opportunity: 8 month, full time position on the Wellcome Trust-funded project ‘People Like You: Contemporary Figures of Personalisation’ (maternity cover). The post holder will conduct research into data science at Imperial College Academic Health Sciences Centre, ideally combining an ethnographic approach… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Cultures of Toxicity’, Warwick, 8th-9th November 2019

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Date: Friday 8th and Saturday 9th November 2019 Location: University of Warwick Deadline for Abstracts: 31st March 2019 Call for Papers: ‘Cultures of Toxicity’ In Todd Haynes’ 1995 film Safe, Carol (Julianne Moore) is plagued by ‘multiple chemical sensitivities’. The character experiences her environment as a series of toxic threats that cause accumulating and varied physical and psychical… Continue reading

Upcoming Event: ‘Nursing Stories from the First World War: A Conversation with Dr Diane Atkinson’, Edinburgh, 9th November 2018

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Date: 18.00 – 19.15, Friday 9th November 2018 Location:  Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22−26 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ Nursing Stories from the First World War: A Conversation with Dr Diane Atkinson The Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Young Academy of Scotland warmly invite you to Nursing stories from the First World War: A conversation with… 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