CFP: Special Issue of Critical Stages (webjournal), ‘Medicine and/in Theatre’

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The webjournal of the International Association of Theatre Critics (IATC), Critical Stages, invites contributions for issue No 17, Medicine and/in Theatre, due for publication in June 2018. Over the past decade there has been increased critical attention paid to the intersection of theatre and medicine; although the relationship between the two is far from new.… Continue reading

RCPSG Lecture: Pankaj Chandak, ‘Safer Surgery – The Lasting Legacy of Joseph Lister’, Glasgow

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Lecture, Pankaj Chandak: ‘Safer Surgery – The Lasting Legacy of Joseph Lister’ Date: 7pm, Thursday 15th June 2017 (refreshments from 6.30pm) Location: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is delighted to invite you to their annual Goodall Lecture.… Continue reading

Postdoctoral Research Assistant, ‘Diseases of Modern Life: C19th Perspectives’, Oxford

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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in 19th-Century History of Medicine/Science/Culture University of Oxford, Gibson Building Deadline for applications: 30th June 2017 Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the team working on the European Research Council funded project, ‘Diseases of Modern Life: 19th Century Perspectives’. The post is full-time and will be fixed-term from… Continue reading

Postdoctoral Research Associate, ‘Cultural Contexts of Health’, Exeter

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Postdoctoral Research Associate, ‘Cultural Contexts of Health’  University of Exeter, Department of History Deadline for applications: 14th June 2017 The post The College wishes to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Associate to support the work of Dr Felicity Thomas. This full-time fixed term Wellcome Trust funded post is available immediately for 6 months. The successful applicant… Continue reading

Postdoctoral Research Associate, “The Medical World of Early Modern England, Wales and Ireland c.1500-1715”, Exeter

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Postdoctoral Research Associate, “The Medical World of Early Modern England, Wales and Ireland c.1500-1715” University of Exeter, Centre for Medical History, Department of History Deadline for applications: 10th July 2017 The College wishes to recruit a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate to support the work of Professor Jonathan Barry and Dr Peter Elmer on the project “The… Continue reading

PGR Workshop: ‘Interdisciplinarity in Practice: Medical Humanities Research’, Leeds

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The University of Leeds warmly invites participants for a one-day workshop addressing the scholarly challenges and collaborative opportunities surrounding postgraduate research in the medical humanities. Increasing numbers of postgraduate students from a wide range of disciplines are undertaking work on human health, wellbeing, disease, and the body that entails interdisciplinary approaches. Conducting PhD research across disciplinary… Continue reading

CFP (artwork and creative writing), Asylum Magazine

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Call for Submissions from Helen Spandler, Asylum Magazine Asylum, the magazine for democratic psychiatry is looking for creative submissions to publish in its quarterly publication. These can include creative writing, artwork, cartoons, photographs, ad spoofs etc.  Images can be colour and/or black and white. Ideally we are looking for creative artwork with a critical mental health theme. There… Continue reading

New MH Publications

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Lena Wanggren’s Gender, Technology and the New Woman has just been published, including two chapters on medical women. The book  treats the protofeminist figure of the New Woman by focusing on specific technologies of the time, with two chapters concerning women in late nineteenth-century medical modernity: they deal with the New Style nurse (chapter 4)… Continue reading

ECR Workshop: ‘Collaboration in the Critical Medical Humanities’, Durham

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This  intensive 3-day workshop for early career researchers will take place Monday 11 – Wednesday 13 September 2017 at Durham University, with the support of the British Academy and the Wellcome Trust. Work in the critical medical humanities brings together scholars from the arts, humanities, social and life sciences, health professionals, patient advocates, carers and… Continue reading

CFP: Disability and the Emotions (Part 2), Liverpool Hope

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Disability and the Emotions: Part 2 of the seminar series hosted by the CCDS at Liverpool Hope University No crying in disability studies, that was the rule set by Joseph Shapiro’s No Pity in 1993, only to be broken a few years later by Elizabeth J. Donaldson and Catherine Prendergast at the 2000 MLA conference. In… Continue reading