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CFP: SIEF2019 14th Congress, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 14th-17th April 2019

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Date: 14th-17th April 2019 Location: Santiago de Compostela, Spain Closing Date for Paper, Poster and AV Media Proposals: 15th October 2018 Congress Theme: Track Changes: Reflecting on a Transforming World The 14th international SIEF congress (International Society for Ethnology and Folklore) invites you to Santiago de Compostela, the capital of the autonomous community of Galicia in northwestern Spain… Continue reading

Workshop: ‘Connecting or Excluding? New Technologies & Connected Communities’, Glasgow

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Date: 2-8pm, Wednesday 26th September Location: The Lighthouse (Conference Suite), 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow, G1 3NU www.thelighthouse.co.uk Date: 9.30am-6pm, Thursday 27th September Location: St Luke’s (Main Hall), 17 Bain Street, Glasgow, G40 2JZ www.stlukesglasgow.com This free event will explore how digital technologies and infrastructure help enable innovative co-creation and co-research with communities and can build… Continue reading

Round table discussion: ‘Digestive Heath: Historical Perspectives’, Glasgow

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Digestive Health: Historical Perspectives  Date: Friday, 3 November (lunch at 12.30pm, 203; seminar 1.30-3pm, 202) Location: 202/203 4 University Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8QH   Chair: Rhodri Hayward, Reader in History and Co-Director of the Centre for the History of Emotions, QMUL Participants: Evelien Lemmens, PhD candidate, Centre for the History of Emotions, QMUL Manon Mathias, Lecturer in… Continue reading

Registration: Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research Workshop, York

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Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research Workshop – York, 22 September 2016 Registration is open for the final workshop in the current series organised by the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research, at York Medical Society on 22 September 2016. Supported by the Wellcome Trust, the workshops are a showcase of work in progress designed to help build connections… Continue reading

Workshop: ‘Medical Objects: An Interdisciplinary Workshop’, London

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Medical Objects: An Interdisciplinary Workshop 13 July 2016 at Birkbeck School of Arts Venue: Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, London 10am-6pm 13 July 2015. Lunch and refreshments provided An interdisciplinary enquiry into objects in medicine, featuring papers on medical technologies, texts, therapies and research objects, and the theoretical and disciplinary questions they raise. Registration is free… Continue reading

Discussion Event: ‘Can Women Put Motherhood on Ice?’, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

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Date: 5.45pm, Wed 15th June 2016 A free-to-attend evening event in Edinburgh about egg freezing, delaying motherhood and whether women can beat the biological clock, organised by the Progress Educational Trust (PET). The event will begin with refreshments at 5.45pm, followed by a panel discussion at 6.30pm. This event is supported by the Scottish Government,… Continue reading

Workshop, University of Leeds: ‘The Cultural Life of Smart Drugs: An Interdisciplinary Workshop’

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Centre for Medical Humanities, University of Leeds Wednesday 18th May 2016, 2-4pm I like now to think of the Obetrol and other subtypes of speed as more of a kind of signpost or directional sign, pointing to what might be possible if I could become more aware and alive in daily life. David Foster Wallace,… Continue reading

Interdisciplinary One-Day Seminar (MVLS and Arts): ‘The Child’, Glasgow

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MVLS/ARTS inter-disciplinary seminar: ‘The Child’. Date: Friday 8th April 2016 Location: Rooms 408 and 409, Gilmorehill Halls, University of Glasgow All welcome – attendance is free and lunch provided so please email Professor Lury (karen.lury@glasgow.ac.uk) if you are planning to attend. The aim of this seminar/workshop is to bring together colleagues from diverse disciplines – media studies, historians,… Continue reading

The Future of Organ Donation in Scotland, University of Glasgow, 1 April 2016

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The Future of Organ Donation in Scotland Date: 6.30pm – 9pm, Friday 1st April Location: Laboratory of Human Anatomy, Thomson Building, University of Glasgow, G12 8LU I would like to warmly extend out an invitation to you for an evening event in the Laboratory of Human Anatomy. This event will present research informed findings and discussion… Continue reading

Programme: Localism in the Medical Humanities, MHRNS workshop, University of Glasgow

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Localism in the Medical Humanities  Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland (MHRNS) Workshop Event Hosted by the Medical Humanities Research Centre (University of Glasgow) Co-organisers: Dr Megan Coyer (University of Glasgow) and Dr Claire McKechnie-Mason (Glasgow Centre for Population Health) Date: Saturday 19th March 2016 Location: 4 University Gardens, University of Glasgow (Room 202) This workshop event… Continue reading