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Funding Opportunity: University of Glasgow Library – Visiting Research Fellowships

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Location: University of Glasgow Library Closing Date for Applications: Noon 19 November 2018 Supported by the Friends of Glasgow University Library and the William Lind Foundation, the University of Glasgow Library is pleased to announce new annual Visiting Research Fellowships to support scholars from across academic disciplines to come to Glasgow to work on our unique… Continue reading

CFP: 11th Beyond Humanism Conference: ‘Critical Posthumanism and Transhumanism’, Lille, 9th-12th July 2019

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Date: 9th – 12th July 2019 Location: Catholic University of Lille, France, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, ETHICS EA-7446 Deadline for Proposals: 31st of March 2019 The 11th Beyond Humanism Conference: ‘Critical Posthumanism and Transhumanism The Posthuman Paradigm Shift’ http://beyondhumanism.org/ http://beyondhumanism.org/10th-conference-in-wroclaw-poland/ From the 9th until the 12th of July 2019 Catholic University of Lille, France Faculty of Arts… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Regarding the Pain of Others: What emotions have to do in the History of Humanitarian Images?’, Geneva, 4th-5th July 2019

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Date: 4th-5th July 2019 Location: Geneva Deadline for Proposals: 14th December 2018 Regarding the Pain of Others: What emotions have to do in the History of Humanitarian Images? Geneva, 4th-5th July 2019 CFP: Taking the title of Susan Sontag’s seminal work as a starting point, this workshop aims at re-opening an old debate about the potentialities of… Continue reading

CFP: ‘(No)Bodies on the Irish Stage: “Deviant” Physicalities’, Galway, 12th-13th April 2019

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Date: 12th-13th April 2019 Location: O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, National University of Ireland, Galway Deadline for Proposals: 5pm Friday 14th December 2018 ‘(No)Bodies on the Irish Stage: “Deviant” Physicalities’ O’Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance, National University of Ireland, Galway 12th-13th April 2019 Keynotes: Dr Emilie Pine Associate Professor in Modern Drama, University… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Ailing Empires: Medicine, Science, and Imperialism’, Edinburgh, 31st May 2019

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Date: 31st May 2019 Location: University of Edinburgh Deadline for Proposals: 8th February 2019 ‘Ailing Empires: Medicine, Science, and Imperialism’ Interdisciplinary symposium at the University of Edinburgh 31st May 2019 Keynote speaker: Dr Samiksha Sehrawat (Newcastle) Twitter: @AEconference CALL FOR PAPERS:  2018 has begun as a period of renewed public and academic debate over the history and legacies… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Corpus Linguistics in Scotland’ Network Meeting, Edinburgh, 30th November 2018

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Date: 30th November 2018 Closing Date for Abstracts: 31st October 2018 Closing Date for Registration: 23rd November 2018 Location: University of Edinburgh, School of Health in Social Science, Teviot Place, Doorway 6, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, Room 4.1 (4th floor) ‘Corpus Linguistics in Scotland’ Network Meeting Corpus Linguistics in the Arts and Humanities 30th November 2018, University of… Continue reading

Mason Institute Event: ‘Modern Surrogacy Needs a Modern Law: How Should We Regulate Surrogacy in the 21st Century?’, Edinburgh, 27th September 2018

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Date: 6:30-8:30 pm, 27th September 2018 Location: Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ Speakers: PROFESSOR NICK HOPKINS (Law Commissioner responsible for Surrogacy at the Law Commission) CLAIRE KELLY (a surrogate who has helped two couples have families) DR KIRSTY HORSEY (Chief Examiner and Reader in Law at the University of Kent) ROBERT GILMOUR… Continue reading

CFP: Roads To REF: An IMH ECR Network Training Event

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Date: 10:00-17:00, Friday 12 October 2018 Location: St Chad’s College, 18 North Bailey, Durham, DH1 3RH Booking is now open for this FREE training day designed to provide late-stage postgraduates and early career researchers with practical and up-to-date insights into the Research Excellence Framework (REF). With speakers to include Professor Jane Macnaughton (Durham University), Dr Coreen… Continue reading

Public Lecture: Professor Manuel Barcia, ‘“Beware, Beware of the Bight of Benin”: The Struggle against Disease in the Slave Trade Contact Zones, 1807-1867’, Glasgow, 24th October 2018

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Date: 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Wednesday 24th October 2018 Location: Lecture Theatre, Hunterian Art Gallery As part of Black History Month, Professor Manuel Barcia will be giving an evening lecture at The Hunterian Lecture Theatre, titled, “Beware, Beware of the Bight of Benin: The Struggle against Disease in the Slave Trade Contact Zones, 1807-1867”. This lecture is part of… Continue reading

Funding Opportunity: NNMHR Seed Scheme Round 2, funding available to support medical humanities research initiatives

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Deadline for Applications: 5pm Monday 19th November 2018 The Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research (NNMHR) has been awarded a generous Small Grant* from the Wellcome Trust to enable us to continue supporting innovative and critical medical humanities research across the network. We are delighted to announce that the second round of the NNMHR Seed… Continue reading