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Wellcome Trust Roadshow, Glasgow Caledonian University, 4 June 2019

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Time/Date: 09:00 – 11:00 BST, Tuesday 4 June 2019 Location: Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow G4 0BA, United Kingdom Wellcome Trust Roadshow Organised by Glasgow School for Business and Society and Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health The Wellcome Trust, who fund research into all aspects of health and medicine, will be in Glasgow on 4 June. Paul Woodgate from the Trust will be running one of their Road Shows at… Continue reading

Registration Open: Glasgow Medical Humanities Network Symposium, Wolfson Medical Building, University of Glasgow, 15 May 2019

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Date: Wednesday 15 May 2019 Location: Seminar Room 1 Yudowitz, and Atrium, Wolfson Medical Building, University Avenue, University of Glasgow Registration Open:  Glasgow Medical Humanities Network Symposium, Wednesday 15 May 2019 Seminar Room 1 Yudowitz, and Atrium, Wolfson Medical Building, University Avenue, University of Glasgow We are pleased to announce the programme for the Glasgow Medical Humanities Network Symposium on Wednesday 15 May… Continue reading

Workshop: ‘Phenomenology Four Ways: An International Workshop’, Durham, 28 May 2019

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Date: 9 – 5.30pm, Tuesday 28 May 2019 Location: Priors Hall, Durham Cathedral, Durham ‘Phenomenology Four Ways: An International Workshop’ 9 – 5.30pm, Tuesday 28 May 2019Priors Hall, Durham Cathedral, Durham Hosted by the Institute for Medical Humanities, Durham University with the generous support of the Wellcome Trust Invited speakers: Russ Hulburt, University of Nevada, USA… Continue reading

2-year Postdoctoral Research Opportunity: Wellcome Trust project, Law, Medicines and the Making of ‘Modern’ Healthcare’, Kent (Closing Date: 18 April 2019)

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Location: Kent Law School, University of Kent, Canterbury Start date for applications: 13 March 2019 Closing date for applications: 18 April 2019                                                 Interviews are to be held: 07 May 2019 For full details of this post and to make an application, please see:https://jobs.kent.ac.uk/vacancy.aspx?ref=SS-002-19… Continue reading

Conference registration now open: ‘(Post)Colonial Health, Leeds’, 20-21 June 2019

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Date: 20-21 June 2019 Location: Weetwood Hall, Leeds Conference registration now open: ‘(Post)Colonial Health: Global Perspectives on the Medical Humanities’, Weetwood Hall, Leeds, 20-21 June 2019 European colonialism has had direct, immediate and obvious impacts on human health, from the spread of disease upon contact to the effects of environmental damage, as well as the incalculable trauma… 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: ‘La Maladie Fin de Siècle: Decadence and Disease’ Symposium, London, 26 June 2019

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Date: 26 June 2019 Location: Birkbeck, University of London Closing Date for Abstracts: 20 March 2019 Call for Papers: ‘La Maladie Fin de Siècle: Decadence and Disease’ Symposium, Birkbeck, University of London, 26 June 2019 As Arthur Symons famously stated in the essay ‘Decadent Movement in Literature’ (1893), Decadence was conceived at the turn of the century… Continue reading

Three Postdoctoral Positions in Biomedicine, Self and Society, University of Edinburgh

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The new Wellcome Trust-supported Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society brings together a range of scholars from across the University of Edinburgh working in the social sciences and medical humanities. They are currently advertising three postdoctoral positions: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BPJ282/research-fellow-in-biomedicine-self-and-society-beyond-disease – line-managed by Martyn Pickersgill , with Steve Sturdy (24 months) [despite the formal wording of the job ad,… Continue reading

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