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Upcoming events: ‘Global History Hackathon Round-Up’, 11 June, and ‘What We Threw Away’, 25 June, Glasgow

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There are two ‘Global History Hackathon’ events taking place in June. Please see below and click on the links for full details. Event 1: ‘Global History Hackathon Round-Up’, University of Glasgow Library Talk Lab, 11 June from 1pm https://www.eventbrite.com/e/global-history-hackathon-round-up-tickets-61626000025 This event will feature a dozen flash talks from our amazing students, followed by discussion and… Continue reading

Upcoming Event: ‘Visualising Medical Heritage and Virtual Reality’, Glasgow, 23rd May 2019

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Time/Date: Thursday 23rd May, 6.30pm Location: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow ‘Visualising Medical Heritage and Virtual Reality’ – Thursday 23rd May, 6.30pm The Visualising Medical Heritage Project at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow brings medical history to life and enables enhanced access to our museum collection through cutting… Continue reading

Upcoming Events: Medical Humanities at Birkbeck Arts Week, 20-24 May 2019

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There are lots of medical humanities-related events and a special exhibition taking place as part of this year’s Birkbeck Arts Week. Please see below for details: EXHIBITION: I Run & Run, Let Out An Earth Shattering Roar, and Turn Into a Giant Octopussy, Kai Syng Tan (2018) #magiccarpet 20 May – 24 May | Room… Continue reading

Call for Applications: Global Bioethics Initiative (GBI) Summer School in Manhattan/NYC (8-19 July) and Bangkok (5- 9 August), 2019

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Dates/Location: Manhattan, NYC – 8-19 July 2019 and Bangkok – 5-9 August 2019 GBI is currently looking for summer interns for its Manhattan location, as well as applicants for two international bioethics summer school programs which will be hosted this summer.  Partial scholarships and graduate certificates are available. For full details including fees and registration deadlines please follow the links below: Manhattan Bioethics Summer School – https://summerschool.globalbioethics.org/ Bangkok… Continue reading

Call for papers: ‘Challenging Medical Knowledge Translation’, Palgrave Communications, Closing Date: end of October 2019

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Collection: ‘Challenging Medical Knowledge Translation – Convergence and Divergence of Translation across Epistemic and Cultural Boundaries’ Palgrave Communications (https://www.nature.com/palcomms/ ) the open access journal from Palgrave Macmillan (part of Springer Nature),  which publishes research across the humanities and social sciences, is currently inviting article proposals and full papers for a research article collection (‘special issue’)… Continue reading

Sutherland Trust Spring Lecture 2019: ‘Political Violence and the Dialectics of Hope’, Professor Andrew Samuels, Edinburgh, 11 May 2019

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Time/Date:12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (BST), Saturday 11 May 2019 Location: Central Hall, 2 West Tollcross, EH3 9BP Edinburgh, United Kingdom (View Map) Political Violence and the Dialectics of Hope   12.30 pm, Saturday 11 May 2019 Central Halls, 2 West Tollcross, Edinburgh EH3 9BP Refreshments, included in the ticket price, will be available from 12 noon… Continue reading

Upcoming Seminar: ‘Autonomy, Vulnerability, and the Right to Die’, Dr Ben Colburn, Glasgow, 13 May 2019

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Date: 13:00 – 15:00 BST, Monday 13 May 2019 Location: The Gilchrist Postgraduate Club, University Avenue, Glasgow , G12 8QQ, United Kingdom Seminar: ‘Autonomy, Vulnerability, and the Right to Die’, Dr Ben Colburn, University of Glasgow, 13 May 2019 Friends at the End are hosting a seminar with Dr Ben Colburn exploring the concepts of autonomy, vulnerability… Continue reading

Registration Open: Glasgow Medical Humanities Network Symposium, Wolfson Medical Building, University of Glasgow, 15 May 2019

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Date: Wednesday 15 May 2019 Location: Seminar Room 1 Yudowitz, and Atrium, Wolfson Medical Building, University Avenue, University of Glasgow Registration Open:  Glasgow Medical Humanities Network Symposium, Wednesday 15 May 2019 Seminar Room 1 Yudowitz, and Atrium, Wolfson Medical Building, University Avenue, University of Glasgow We are pleased to announce the programme for the Glasgow Medical Humanities Network Symposium on Wednesday 15 May… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Victims, Perpetrators and Implicated Subjects: Rethinking Agency at the Intersections of Narrative and Memory’, Roosta, Estonia, 28 July – 4 August

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Date: 28 July–4 August, 2019 Location: Roosta, Estonia Closing Date for Abstracts: 1 May 2019 CFP: ‘Victims, Perpetrators and Implicated Subjects: Rethinking Agency at the Intersections of Narrative and Memory’ 28 July – 4 August, Roosta, Estonia The research circle Narrative and Memory: Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics is pleased to announce the call for its 2019… Continue reading

Workshop: ‘Phenomenology Four Ways: An International Workshop’, Durham, 28 May 2019

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Date: 9 – 5.30pm, Tuesday 28 May 2019 Location: Priors Hall, Durham Cathedral, Durham ‘Phenomenology Four Ways: An International Workshop’ 9 – 5.30pm, Tuesday 28 May 2019Priors Hall, Durham Cathedral, Durham Hosted by the Institute for Medical Humanities, Durham University with the generous support of the Wellcome Trust Invited speakers: Russ Hulburt, University of Nevada, USA… Continue reading