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Change of Date/Venue: Medical Humanities Discussion Group, Professor Jane Desmond, “Medical Humanities across the Species Line: When the patient is a Dog, or Cow, or Parrot”, 3 April, Glasgow

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Date: 1 pm, Wednesday 3 April 2019 Location: Lilybank House seminar room, University of Glasgow Please note:  The date of Professor Desmond’s talk has changed from 27 March (as previously advertised) to 3 April.  The venue has also changed from the Hetherington Building to the Lilybank House seminar room.  The Medical Humanities Discussion Group is delighted to welcome Professor Jane Desmond, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, to speak on: “Medical Humanities across the Species Line:… Continue reading

Job Opportunity: P/T Administrative Officer, Glasgow Medical Humanities Network

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Location: Glasgow Salary: £28,660 to £32, 236 pro rata, per annum Hours: Part Time Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract Closing Date for Applications: 16 April 2019 Job Ref: 023784 For full details and to apply, please visit the original advertisement athttps://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BQY943/administrative-officer Job PurposeThe purpose of the role is to provide administrative and research support to the Wellcome Trust funded Glasgow Medical Humanities Network, working closely with the Network Director,… Continue reading

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

PhD Opportunity: ESRC SGSSS Collaborative PhD scholarship, HGRG, Glasgow

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Application Deadline: Friday 15 March 2019 An ESRC SGSSS Collaborative PhD scholarship is available in HGRG at University of Glasgow with Hester Parr and Chris Philo and Emma Laurie – based on partnership with Remake Up (http://remakeup.org/) a social enterprise in Glasgow that uses profits to fund free permanent make-up (paramedical tattooing) for those with disfigurement or critical illness experiences. This research… Continue reading

Save-the-date: Glasgow Medical Humanities Symposium, 15 May 2019

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This is a save-the-date announcement for a day event on Wednesday 15 May 2019. The Glasgow Medical Humanities Symposium will bring together researchers from across Glasgow’s Universities to explore new possibilities for collaboration, and to identify the distinctive strengths and interests of our local context. The symposium will be open to academics, postdocs, and research… Continue reading

University of Glasgow Medical Humanities Discussion Group Programme 2018/2019 – SEMESTER 2

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The Medical Humanities Discussion Group exists to provide a forum for interdisciplinary exchange and convivial discussion around work in-progress, bringing together students, staff, and practitioners. The Discussion Group is convened by Dr Hannah-Louise Clark, Lecturer in Global Economic and Social History at the University of Glasgow. We are delighted to announce the following upcoming events,… Continue reading

Collections Showcase: ‘A Distinctly Scottish Surgeon? Uncovering Police Surgery in 19th Century Scotland’, Glasgow, 18 January 2019

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Date: Friday 18 January 2019 Time: 12.30 – 3.00 (lunch will be provided) Venue: Melville Room, Gilbert Scott Building, University of Glasgow G12 8QQ A Distinctly Scottish Surgeon? Uncovering Police Surgery in 19th Century Scotland A Collections Showcase – Dr Cheryl McGeachan (University of Glasgow) and Ross McGregor (Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow) Programme:… Continue reading

Upcoming Meeting to Discuss Medical Humanities Conference, Medical Humanities ECR Group (University of Glasgow), 27 November 2018

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Date: 2-4pm, Tuesday 27th November 2018 Location: Room 251 Main Building, University of Glasgow The Medical Humanities Early Career Researcher Group at the University of Glasgow will be holding a preliminary meeting for the organisation of a medical humanities conference scheduled for next year. Purpose: -To gauge interest in organising a med hums conference -To generate… Continue reading

Public Event: ‘Stories: End of Life and Dying’, Glasgow University Medical Arts and Humanities Society, 19 November 2018

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Date:  19:30-21:00, Monday 19 November 2018 Location: Room 234, St Andrews Building, Glasgow University GU Medical Arts and Humanities Society exists to promote the use of the arts and humanities in healthcare education. Our biggest event of the semester is coming up this Monday which will provide a platform for discussion and reflection on death, dying… Continue reading

Upcoming Event: ‘History of medicine at the University of Glasgow: A Symposium’, 6 December 2018

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Date: 6 December 2018 Location: Yudowitz Seminar Room, Wolfson Medical Building, University of Glasgow The Centre for the History of Medicine at the University of Glasgow invites you to a one-day symposium. The event takes place on 6 December 2018, between 9.30 and 4.30 in the Yudowitz Seminar Room, in the Wolfson Medical School. The papers cover… Continue reading