Registration Open: ‘Comedy and Mental Health: Future Directions’, Kent, 1 May 2019

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Date: 1-6 pm, 1 May 2019 Location: Aphra Theatre, University of Kent  Closing Date for Registration: 20 April 2019 The “Theatre and Performance Research Cluster” and the “Identities, Politics and the Arts Research Cluster” in the School of Arts at the University of Kent warmly invite you to: Comedy and Mental Health: Future Directions 1 May 2019, 1-6pm, Aphra Theatre,… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Healthcare in China, a medical-humanities perspective’, Oxford, 14 June 2019

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Date: 8.30 – 18.30, Friday 14 June 2019 Location: Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus JHB 208 Chakrabarti Lecture Theatre Closing Date for Abstracts: 1 April 2019 Call for papers: ‘Healthcare in China, a medical-humanities perspective’ A workshop on ‘Healthcare in China from a medical-humanities perspective’ will be held jointly by Oxford Brookes University and the UK Campus… Continue reading

Oxford University Summer School for Medical Humanities, Green Templeton College, 14-20 July 2019

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Date: 14-20 July 2019 (arrive Sunday evening, depart Saturday morning) Location: Green Templeton College, Oxford Closing Date for Applications: Deadline extended to 29 April 2019 Please follow the link at the end for queries Oxford University Summer School for Medical Humanities at Green Templeton College, 14-20 July 2019 Are you a medical student who is interested in how… Continue reading

Culture & Health webinar: ‘Waste and wellbeing: cultural waste disposal practices and health’, Webcast 13.00-14.00 CEST, 12.00-13.00 BST, 2 April 2019.

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Time/Date: 13.00- 14.00 CEST, 12.00- 13.00 BST, Tuesday 2 April 2019 Venue: UN City, Denmark Live webcast/further information link:    www.euro.who.int/en/cultureandhealth Waste and wellbeing: cultural waste disposal practices and health Our attitudes towards waste influence what we consume, how we consume it and when we throw it away. These attitudes can be strongly shaped by cultural and local contexts.… Continue reading

Change of Date/Venue: Medical Humanities Discussion Group, Professor Jane Desmond, “Medical Humanities across the Species Line: When the patient is a Dog, or Cow, or Parrot”, 3 April, Glasgow

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Date: 1 pm, Wednesday 3 April 2019 Location: Lilybank House seminar room, University of Glasgow Please note:  The date of Professor Desmond’s talk has changed from 27 March (as previously advertised) to 3 April.  The venue has also changed from the Hetherington Building to the Lilybank House seminar room.  The Medical Humanities Discussion Group is delighted to welcome Professor Jane Desmond, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, to speak on: “Medical Humanities across the Species Line:… 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

Workshop: ‘Deaf Heritage Collective’, Edinburgh, 5 April 2019

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Date and Time: Friday, 5 April 2019, 10:00 – 17:00 BST Location: Codebase, Castle Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9DR, United Kingdom Collaborative Workshop: ‘Deaf Heritage Collective’, Codebase, Edinburgh, 5 April 2019 We invite you to participate in the third of four collaborative workshops that explore the future of Deaf culture and heritage in Scotland. On the 5th April at Edinburgh’s Codebase we develop the conversation around Spaces… Continue reading

CFP: Glasgow Medical Humanities Network Symposium, Wednesday 15 May 2019

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Date:  c.10am-5pm, Wednesday 15 May 2019 Location: Wolfson Medical School Building, University Avenue, University of Glasgow Closing Date for Proposals: Friday 29 March 2019 Call for Proposals: Glasgow Medical Humanities Network Symposium, University of Glasgow, Wednesday 15 May 2019 The Glasgow Medical Humanities Network Symposium is the first event under the auspices of the new… Continue reading

CFP: ‘OCD in Society-Making Sense of a Hidden Illness’, London, 8 June 2019

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Date: 8 June 2019 Location: Queen Mary University of London Closing Date for Abstracts: 24 March 2019 Call for Papers: ‘OCD in Society – Making Sense of a Hidden Illness’, Queen Mary University of London, 8 June 2019 Affecting up to 3% of the general population, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a debilitating disorder that has been conceptualized either as an anxiety… Continue reading