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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

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