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CFP: Glasgow Medical Humanities Network Symposium, Wednesday 15 May 2019

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Date:  c.10am-5pm, Wednesday 15 May 2019 Location: Wolfson Medical School Building, University Avenue, University of Glasgow Closing Date for Proposals: Friday 29 March 2019 Call for Proposals: Glasgow Medical Humanities Network Symposium, University of Glasgow, Wednesday 15 May 2019 The Glasgow Medical Humanities Network Symposium is the first event under the auspices of the new… Continue reading

CFP: ‘OCD in Society-Making Sense of a Hidden Illness’, London, 8 June 2019

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Date: 8 June 2019 Location: Queen Mary University of London Closing Date for Abstracts: 24 March 2019 Call for Papers: ‘OCD in Society – Making Sense of a Hidden Illness’, Queen Mary University of London, 8 June 2019 Affecting up to 3% of the general population, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a debilitating disorder that has been conceptualized either as an anxiety… Continue reading

Culture & Health 2019 webinar: ‘Air Pollution: Local contexts, universal effects’, Webcast 6 March 2019, GMT 12.30- 13.30, CET 13.30- 14.30

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Date/Time: Webcast 6 March 2019, GMT 12.30- 13.30, CET 13.30- 14.30 Livestream/further information link: http://www.euro.who.int/en/data-and-evidence/cultural-contexts-of-health/webinars Air pollution is not only a major global environmental problem, but also represents the single largest environmental risk to health globally. Alongside contributing to chronic illness, estimates are that 2 million people die every year from air pollution exposure. Both… Continue reading

CFP: ‘The Body & the Built Environment in the Long Nineteenth Century’, One-day Interdisciplinary Symposium, Durham, 25 June 2019

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Date: Tuesday, 25 June 2019 Location: Durham University, UK. Closing Date for Abstracts: 19 April 2019 Call for Papers: ‘The Body & the Built Environment in the Long Nineteenth Century’, One-day Interdisciplinary Symposium, University of Durham, Tuesday 25 June 2019 The period between 1750 and 1918 is widely acknowledged to have been one of dramatic societal and cultural change, not… Continue reading

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