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Workshop: ‘Connecting or Excluding? New Technologies & Connected Communities’, Glasgow

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Date: 2-8pm, Wednesday 26th September Location: The Lighthouse (Conference Suite), 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow, G1 3NU www.thelighthouse.co.uk Date: 9.30am-6pm, Thursday 27th September Location: St Luke’s (Main Hall), 17 Bain Street, Glasgow, G40 2JZ www.stlukesglasgow.com This free event will explore how digital technologies and infrastructure help enable innovative co-creation and co-research with communities and can build… Continue reading

Registration Now Open: Scottish And European Networks of Philosophy, Technology, Science and Health, University of Glasgow, 7th September 2018

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Date: 9.30am – 3.30pm, Friday 7th September 2018 Location: University of Glasgow, Gilbert Scott Conference Suite, Room 250, Main Building, University Avenue, Glasgow, Scotland G12 8QQ Closing Date for Registration: 5pm, Friday 24th August 2018 ‘Establishing SNNEC’ Workshop 3 Scottish And European Networks of Philosophy, Technology, Science and Health  Co-organisers Dr Manon Mathias and Dr Michael… Continue reading

Call for Participants: Subjectivity, Self-Narratives and the History of Emotions Masterclass, University of Sussex, 16th-18th January 2019

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Date: 16th-18th January 2019 Location: Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, University of Sussex Deadline for Applications: 27th July 2018 Subjectivity, Self-Narratives and the History of Emotions Masterclass, A British Academy Rising Stars Engagement Event, Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, University of Sussex, 16th-18th January 2019 Where many History of Emotions studies have focused on norms… Continue reading

CHASE Training Programme, From Field to Page: Core Skills in the Medical Humanities, 5th July and 8th November 2018, London

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Date: Thursday 5th July and Thursday 8th November 2018 Location: Keynes Library, School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London Deadline for Registration: 25th June 2018 From Field to Page: Core Skills in the Medical Humanities  43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Medical humanities continues to emerge as a live and transforming field of enquiry. The core work… Continue reading

Registration Now Open: ‘The Gut-Brain Axis’: Cultural and Historical Perspectives 4-5 May 2018, University of Glasgow

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Date: 4th – 5th May 2018 Location: University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK Registration Close: 20th April 2018 I am pleased to announce that registration is now open for this event, organised by Dr Manon Mathias (University of Glasgow). ‘The Gut-Brain Axis’: Cultural and Historical Perspectives 4-5 May 2018, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK This workshop will consider the… Continue reading

“Going to the Dogs”?: A Workshop Series on Research at the Intersection of Disability and Animal Studies

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Date: 10am-4pm, Friday 13th April 2018 Location: Centre for Medical Humanities at the University of Leeds (School of English, 6­­–10 Cavendish Road) Workshop No. 2 Following the success of the first “Going to the Dogs” event on 19 February 2018 (find out more here and discussion stemming from the event here), the Centre for Medical Humanities… 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

“Going to the Dogs?” A Workshop Series on Research at the Intersection of Disability and Animal Studies, Leeds University Centre for Medical Humanities

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Date: 19th February 2018 from 2–5pm Location: Centre for Medical Humanities in the School of English (6–10 Cavendish Road), University of Leeds The first meeting of ‘“Going to the Dogs?” A Workshop Series on Research at the Intersection of Disability and Animal Studies’ will take place at the Centre for Medical Humanities in the School of… Continue reading

Call for Creative Work and Free Creative Writing Workshop (Translating Chronic Pain Project)

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Please follow the links below for more information on two interesting medical humanities activities which have emerged from the AHRC-funded project, Translating Chronic Pain based at Lancaster University. CALL FOR CREATIVE WORK: The organisers invite ‘flash’ short-form creative writing around chronic pain, i.e. short works (5-150 words) of prose, poetry, optionally alongside artwork or comic/sequential art. The… Continue reading

CFP: ‘The Gut-Brain Axis’: Cultural and Historical Perspectives, Glasgow

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Date: 4th-5th May, 2018 Location: University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK Deadline: 19th January, 2018 Research into the so-called ‘gut-brain axis’ has seen extraordinary growth in the past decade as microbiologists, neurologists and nutrition scientists have discovered new ways in which these supposedly separate parts of the body interact. Whereas our guts, brains, nervous systems, and behaviour were thought… Continue reading