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

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: C21 Special Issue: ‘Surveilling the Body: Ableism and Anglophone Literature’

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Deadline for articles: 1 May 2019 C21 Special Issue: ‘Surveilling the Body: Ableism and Anglophone Literature’ Guest Edited by: Dr Susan Flynn and Dr Antonia Mackay Call for Papers: Surveillance Studies has made a substantial contribution to interrogations of human rights offences by helping to document instances of discrimination in recent times. Indeed, examinations of… 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

Workshop: ‘An Introduction to Therapeutic Photography’, Human Development Scotland, Glasgow, 14 February 2019

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Date: Thursday 14 February 2019 Time: afternoon workshop, 13:30 – 16:45 Location: Training Suite at Human Development Scotland’s Glasgow city centre offices, 4th floor, Victoria Chambers, 142 West Nile Street, Glasgow G1 2RQ. An Introduction to Therapeutic Photography, afternoon workshop, Thursday 14 February, 13:30 – 16:45 Join Human Development Scotland for an introductory and interactive afternoon session on Therapeutic… Continue reading

Workshop: ‘Promoting a Culture of Belonging in Further and Higher Education’, Human Development Scotland, Glasgow, 26 January 2019

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Date: Saturday 26 January 2019 Time: half-day workshop, 11:00-15:00 Location: Human Development Scotland’s city centre offices, Victoria Chambers, 142 West Nile Street, Glasgow G1 2RQ Promoting a Culture of Belonging in Further and Higher Education, half day workshop, Saturday 26 January, 11:00 – 15:00 Human Development Scotland are holding a session exploring the concept and contemporary relevance of a… 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

CFP: Architectural Humanities Research Association conference ‘Architecture & Collective Life’, Dundee, 21-23 November 2019

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Date: 21-23 November 2019 Location: University of Dundee Deadline for Abstracts: 1 February 2019 CFP: Architectural Humanities Research Association Conference – ‘Architecture & Collective Life’ 21-23 November 2019, University of Dundee – https://ahra2019.com/ We want to call your attention to the Architecture & Collective Life conference to be held in Dundee in November 2019. This… 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