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University of Glasgow Medical Humanities Discussion Group Programme 2018/2019 – SEMESTER 2

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The Medical Humanities Discussion Group exists to provide a forum for interdisciplinary exchange and convivial discussion around work in-progress, bringing together students, staff, and practitioners. The Discussion Group is convened by Dr Hannah-Louise Clark, Lecturer in Global Economic and Social History at the University of Glasgow. We are delighted to announce the following upcoming events,… Continue reading

MHRC discussion group, Anna Mcfarlane, ‘Inequality in Medical Science Fiction’, Glasgow

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1-2pm, Wednesday 9th March 2016 Dr. Anna Mcfarlane (School of Critical Studies), ‘Inequality in Medical Science Fiction’ In both literary theory and science fiction studies posthumanism has emerged as an important discourse over the last decade or so. Posthumanism offers tantalising philosophical propositions and seems to open up new possibilities for individual and social organisation… Continue reading

Medical Humanities Discussion Group November

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Our Medical Humanities Discussion Group continues today, 5th November, with Megan Coyer’s exciting presentation entitled ‘The Medical Blackwoodians: Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press’. The time is today from 1pm to 2-2.30pm, in the Creative Space in the Western Infirmary, in Building G, First Floor (close to the Alexander Elder Chapel and opposite… Continue reading

Medical Humanities Discussion Group October

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The October Medical Humanities Discussion Group is kicking off today, with Cheryl McGeachan’s stimulating presentation and workshop entitled “A Tapestry of Tales: Investigating the Historical Geographies of Art Therapy and the ‘Art Extraordinary’ in Scotland (1950-1980)”. The time is Wednesday, October 15 from 1.00pm to 2.00-2.30pm and the place is the Creative Space in the Western… Continue reading