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Final CFP: ‘Uniting Two Perspectives on Mental Illness: Philosophy and Linguistics’, Essex, 13-14 September 2018

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Date: 13th-14th September 2018 Deadline for Submissions (extended): 4th May 2018 Location: University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ FINAL CFP: Uniting Two Perspectives on Mental Illness: Philosophy and Linguistics, University of Essex, 13-14 September 2018 Mental illness has long been of interest to researchers in the humanities, including philosophy, linguistics, sociology, history and politics. In… Continue reading

PhD Scholarship: ‘Enabling or Disabling? Critical responses to new audio technologies in the early 20th century’, White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WROCAH)

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Location: School of Philosophy, Religion & History of Science, University of Leeds Closing Date: 5pm Friday 1st June 2018 Enabling or Disabling? Critical responses to new audio technologies in the early 20th century White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WROCAH) Fully funded PhD scholarship in the White Rose Network: Electronic Soundscapes Supervisors: Graeme Gooday… Continue reading

Event: ‘Representing Pain: Narrative & Fragments’, Lancaster University, Friday 17 August 2018

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Date: 9.00 am-5.30 pm, Friday 17th August 2018 Location: Lancaster University Representing Pain: Narrative and Fragments, a Symposium at Lancaster University The Symposium is part of the AHRC-funded research network Translating Chronic Pain, which is exploring the challenges pain experience poses to traditional narrative representation, and the value of rethinking narrativity or embracing unconventional or fragmentary narrative… Continue reading

Event: A film celebration of Everyday Cyborgs and Humanimals, 14 April 2018, Filmhouse, Edinburgh

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Date: Saturday 14 April 2018 Location: Filmhouse Cinema 3, 88 Lothian Road, EH3 9BZ Edinburgh A film celebration of Everyday Cyborgs and Humanimals If you had the choice between animal, mechanical or human parts to repair or replace your failing organs what would you choose? If an individual is no longer 100% biologically human does that change… Continue reading

Event: ‘Should We Give Up Meat to Save the Planet?’, 6 April 2018, Edinburgh International Science Festival

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Date: 6th April 2018 Location: Red Lecture Theatre, Summerhall, Edinburgh As part of this years’ International Science Festival, Isabel Fletcher is organising ‘Should We Give Up Meat to Save the Planet?’ a public discussion event on sustainable diets. There will be short presentations from two speakers: Pamela Mason, a registered public health nutritionist with a Masters… Continue reading

CFP: Emerging and New Researchers in the Geographies of Health and Impairment (ENRGHI) Conference 2018

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Date: 18th and 19th June 2018 Location: University of Bristol Deadline: Monday 16th April 2018 Call for Papers: Emerging and New Researchers in the Geographies of Health and Impairment (ENRGHI) Conference 2018 Papers are invited for 19th ENRGHI Conference, a two-day event organised by and for post-graduates and early career researchers, with generous support from the RGS (with… Continue reading

CFP: Madness and Literature – What Fiction Can Do for the Understanding of Mental Illness

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Date: 8-9 August 2018 Location: Aarhus University, Denmark Deadline: 20 April 2018 Call for Papers: Madness and Literature – What Fiction Can Do for the Understanding of Mental Illness Philosophers have considered the relation between madness and literature since Plato’s Phaedrus. Mental illness has been a favourite topic for great authors throughout literary history just as psychologists and… Continue reading

Writing Recoveries: International Conference for Writing Interventions for Mental Health

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Date: Wednesday 21st March 2018, 3:00 pm – Friday 23rd March 2018, 5:00 pm GMT Location: Level 5 Sir Alywn William Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland G12 8RZ What is the relationship between Creative Writing and Mental Illness? How can creative writing provide a route to recovery for sufferers of mental illness? Dr Carolyn Jess-Cooke… Continue reading

Mason Institute Event 20th February 2018: Public Health Policy and the Ethics of the Long Game with Professor John Coggon

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Date: 4:30-5:30pm, 20th February 2018 Location: Room LG.11 David Hume Tower, George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9JX Public Health Policy and the Ethics of the Long Game with Professor John Coggon John Coggon, Professor of Law and Honorary Member of the UK Faculty of Public Health, Centre for Health, Law, and Society, University of Bristol Law School,… Continue reading

Summerschool: “What about the Family – An interdisciplinary course on the impact of genetics and genomics on families.” Groningen, Netherlands, from 12- 18 August 2018

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Date: 12th-18th August 2018 Location: Groningen, Netherlands Deadline for Application: 1st May 2018 Summerschool: “What about the Family – An interdisciplinary course on the impact of genetics and genomics on families.” This Summerschool will explore new theoretical and practical approaches to address the challenges posed by responsibilities generated by new forms of healthcare practice. In particular, we… Continue reading