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CFP: Research Symposium, ‘Global Genetic Fictions’, Leeds, 25-26 April 2019

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Date: 25-26 April 2019 Closing Date for Abstracts: Friday 21 December 2018 Location: Weetwood Hall, University of Leeds CFP: Research Symposium, Global Genetic Fictions, Weetwood Hall, University of Leeds, 25-26 April 2019 As genetic science develops at breakneck speed, cultural representations register in their form and content changing ideas about the self and personhood, consciousness, behaviour and motivation, heredity,… Continue reading

CFP: Research Symposium, ‘Biocolonialism: Perspectives from the Humanities’, Leeds, 22-23 May 2019

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Date: 22-23 May 2019 Closing Date for Proposals: Friday 21 December 2018 Location: Weetwood Hall, University of Leeds CFP: Research Symposium, ‘Biocolonialism: Perspectives from the Humanities’, Weetwood Hall, University of Leeds, 22-23 May 2019 For many colonised peoples, scientific research has long been identified with the oppressive project of imperialism and colonial exploitation. Population genetics, medical trials, genetic ancestry… Continue reading

Call for Applications: Masters and PhD Fellowships on the project ‘What’s at Stake in the Fake: Indian pharmaceuticals, African markets and global health’, University of the Witwatersrand

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Location: Department of Anthropology at the University of the Witwatersrand (in collaboration with the University of Warwick and the University of Amsterdam) Date for Review of Applications: 1 December 2018 Call for Application: Masters and PhD Fellowships on the project ‘What’s at Stake in the Fake: Indian pharmaceuticals, African markets and global health’  The Department of Anthropology at… Continue reading

New Seed Scheme Launched: Funding available to support research initiatives across the NNMHR

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Closing Date: 5pm Monday 18 June 2018 The NNMHR has just 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 first round of the NNMHR Seed Scheme is now open. Applications are invited… Continue reading

Call for Papers: 2nd Congress of the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research, Weetwood Hall, University of Leeds, 20th-21st September 2018

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Date: 20th-21st September 2018 Location: Weetwood Hall, University of Leeds Closing Date for Abstracts: 25th May 2018 CFP: 2nd Congress of the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research, Medical Humanities: Futures The Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research (NNMHR) was founded in 2013 with the purpose of connecting individuals and institutions working in this dynamic area of interdisciplinary research.… Continue reading

Conference: ‘The Social Life of Time’, Edinburgh, 5-7 June

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Date: 5th-7th June 2018 Location: Edinburgh, Scotland ‘The Social Life of Time: Power, Discrimination and Transformation’  The 1st Temporal Belongings International Conference Supported by the Wellcome Trust The ‘Social Life of Time’ is running in Edinburgh on the 5-7th of June and hosts a number of panels on temporal aspects of health and healthcare, including a full… Continue reading

Call for Applications and Nominations: Health Humanities Medal 2018

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Deadline for Entries: 24th May 2018 The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), in association with the Wellcome Trust, is pleased to announce that submissions are now open for the 2018 Health Humanities Medal. The Health Humanities champions the application of the arts and humanities in interdisciplinary research, education and social action to inform and… Continue reading

London Event: Implementing an opt-out organ donation policy in England Philosophical and Policy Questions

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Date: Saturday 17th February 2018 10.00-17.00 Location: The Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Rd, London On the 12th December 2017 the UK Department of Health announced a consultation on organ donation seeking the views of individuals and institutions on how and whether a policy of presumed consent could work in England. Given the importance of this proposal… Continue reading

Post-Doctoral Opportunity: Durham University Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (Anthropology) – closing date 26 January 2018

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Location: Durham University Deadline: 26th January 2018 Life of Breath, a Wellcome Trust-funded interdisciplinary research project, are looking for a medical anthropologist to join the Durham team on an 18 month contract. They may contribute to our developing research on the relationship between embodiment, dance and mobility with relevance to people living with breathlessness and their carers,… Continue reading

Conference registration: ‘Putting Theory into Practice: Exploring the role of Practice-based Medical Humanities’, London

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Date: 29th – 30th November 2017 Location: Birkbeck, London Registration is now open for Putting Theory into Practice: Exploring the role of Practice-based Medical Humanities (29-30 November), hosted by Birkbeck’s Centre for Medical Humanities. For times, venues and registration details, please see the conference website. The shape and future of medical education and practice has been under increasing scrutiny and continuing… Continue reading