Call for Applications: British Academy/Jisc Digital Research in the Humanities Grants

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Deadline for Applicants: 13 June 2018 (5pm UK time) Deadline for Institutional Approval: 14 June 2018 (5pm UK time) Call for Applications: British Academy/Jisc Digital Research in the Humanities Grants The call for applications for the BA/Jisc Digital Research in the Humanities Grants has recently opened. The BA/Jisc Digital Research in the Humanities Grants are… Continue reading

Registration Now Open! ‘Cultural Histories of Air and Illness Conference’, University of Warwick, 8-9th June 2018

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Date: 8th – 9th June 2018 Location: Millburn House, University of Warwick Registration Now Open! Cultural Histories of Air and Illness Conference, University of Warwick, 8-9th June Air has always had an influence on the health of individuals, societies, cities, and nations. From Hippocrates’s belief that air affected the human body to Victorian medical theories on tropical… 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

CFP: 7th International Health Humanities Conference in Southampton UK, 2-4 August 2018

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Date: 2nd-4th August 2018 Location: Southampton, UK Deadline for Abstracts: 1st May 2018 7th International Health Humanities Conference in Southampton UK, 2-4 August 2018 The deadline for abstracts (1st May) is fast approaching for the 7th International Health Humanities Conference to be held in the historic city of Southampton, Hampshire, UK. This year’s theme is: CHANGING SOCIETY: COMMUNITY… Continue reading

McCarthy Award for History of Medicine Research, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

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Location: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh Deadline: 31st August 2018 McCarthy Award for History of Medicine Research The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh has set up an annual award for history of medicine research, specifically focused on the history of Scottish medicine. The purpose of this award is to support and develop the study of the… Continue reading

PhD Scholarship: ‘Enabling or Disabling? Critical responses to new audio technologies in the early 20th century’, White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WROCAH)

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Location: School of Philosophy, Religion & History of Science, University of Leeds Closing Date: 5pm Friday 1st June 2018 Enabling or Disabling? Critical responses to new audio technologies in the early 20th century White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WROCAH) Fully funded PhD scholarship in the White Rose Network: Electronic Soundscapes Supervisors: Graeme Gooday… Continue reading

Event: ‘Representing Pain: Narrative & Fragments’, Lancaster University, Friday 17 August 2018

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Date: 9.00 am-5.30 pm, Friday 17th August 2018 Location: Lancaster University Representing Pain: Narrative and Fragments, a Symposium at Lancaster University The Symposium is part of the AHRC-funded research network Translating Chronic Pain, which is exploring the challenges pain experience poses to traditional narrative representation, and the value of rethinking narrativity or embracing unconventional or fragmentary narrative… Continue reading

Event: A film celebration of Everyday Cyborgs and Humanimals, 14 April 2018, Filmhouse, Edinburgh

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Date: Saturday 14 April 2018 Location: Filmhouse Cinema 3, 88 Lothian Road, EH3 9BZ Edinburgh A film celebration of Everyday Cyborgs and Humanimals If you had the choice between animal, mechanical or human parts to repair or replace your failing organs what would you choose? If an individual is no longer 100% biologically human does that change… Continue reading

Event: ‘Should We Give Up Meat to Save the Planet?’, 6 April 2018, Edinburgh International Science Festival

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Date: 6th April 2018 Location: Red Lecture Theatre, Summerhall, Edinburgh As part of this years’ International Science Festival, Isabel Fletcher is organising ‘Should We Give Up Meat to Save the Planet?’ a public discussion event on sustainable diets. There will be short presentations from two speakers: Pamela Mason, a registered public health nutritionist with a Masters… Continue reading

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Glasgow Medical Humanities Day, Tuesday 17 April 2018

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Location: Seminar Room 1 Yudowitz, and Atrium, Wolfson Medical Building, University Avenue We are pleased to announce that registration is NOW OPEN for this event. All welcome: free event, but please register by emailing arts-medhums@glasgow.ac.uk Purpose: to encourage networking and sharing of expertise in Glasgow’s medical humanities communities to build towards greater collaborative research and… Continue reading