CFP: ’32nd European Conference on Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care’, Lisbon

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Date: 22nd – 25th August 2018 Location: University of Lisbon Deadline: 1st March 2018 This conference will be organised by the European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare (ESPMH) and the Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon (Portugal). Its theme is “The Human Condition in between Medicine, Arts and the Humanities”. The relationships between medicine, arts and the… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Material Cultures of Psychiatry’, Hamburg

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Date: 3rd – 4th May 2018 Location: Institute of History and Ethics of Medicine, University Hospital Hamburg Deadline for abstracts: 15th Dec 2017 This 2-day workshop is organised by Dr Monika Ankele (Department for History and Ethics of Medicine at the University Clinic Hamburg-Eppendorf) and Prof Benoît Majerus (Centre for Contemporary and Digital History, University of Luxembourg). It is part of… Continue reading

Conference: ‘Human Rights in Medicine – Myth and Reality’, Edinburgh

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Date: 10am 4.15pm, Monday 20th November 2017 Location: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ The major difficulty is that the term Human Rights is used as though it were self-evident what it means. But it isn’t”. David Roberston, former Moderator of the Free Church of Scotland (The Scotsman, 19 June 2017) This… Continue reading

Workshop: ‘Lost limbs and posthuman enhancement’, Being Human Festival, Glasgow

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Date: 7-8.30pm, Friday 24th November 2017 Location: Kelvin Theatre, Ground Floor, University of Glasgow Library, Hillhead Street, Glasgow As part of the Being Human Festival, Anna McFarlane and Hannah Tweed are delighted to invite you to a free event on 24th November 2017. ‘Lost Limbs and Posthuman Enhancement’ engages with speculative design, prosthetics, technology, and artefact speed-dating.… Continue reading

Seminar Series, Centre for the History of Medicine, Glasgow

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Location: Library Reading Room, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232-242 St Vincent St, Glasgow G2 5RJ The Centre for the History of Medicine at the University of Glasgow are delighted to announce the next two speakers in their autumn-winter seminar series. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available from 5pm. All welcome!   5.30pm, Tuesday 7th… Continue reading

ECR Applicants Invited: RSPH Arts, Health and Wellbeing Steering Group

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Applications open for an Early Career Researcher to join the RSPH Arts, Health and Wellbeing Steering Group. The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) Special Interest Group (SIG) in Arts, Health and Wellbeing is a 300-strong body of researchers and practitioners working in the field of arts and health. The group shares research and best practice, organises conferences,… Continue reading

Research Associate/Fellow: ‘Florence Nightingale Comes Home for 2020: an Historico-Literary Analysis of her Family Life’, Nottingham

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Deadline: Monday 13th November 2017 Applications are invited for the above fixed-term post based at the Department of History in the School of Humanities, University of Nottingham. The successful applicant will be joining the AHRC-funded ‘Florence Nightingale Comes Home for 2020: An Historico-Literary Analysis of her Family Life’Project led by Dr Anna Greenwood (History) and Professor… Continue reading

Lecture: Daniel Sinclair, ‘Combining Religious Norms with Liberal Autonomy in Contemporary Biomedical Law: The Israeli Experience’, Edinburgh

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 Date: 12.30 – 2pm, Tuesday 24th October 2017 Location: Basement Lecture Theatre, Doorward 6, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG ‘Combining Religious Norms with Liberal Autonomy in Contemporary Biomedical Law: The Israeli Experience’, with Prof. Daniel Sinclair, School of Law, Fordham University The heteronomous nature of Jewish Law (Halakhah) would at first sight appear to militate… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Being Well Together: human-animal collaboration, companionship, and the promotion of health and wellbeing’, Manchester

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Date: 19th-21st September 2018 Location: Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, Manchester Deadline:  Thursday 30th November 2017   ‘Being Well Together: human-animal collaboration, companionship and the promotion of health and wellbeing’ is a 3-day workshop that will be held at the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM) at the University… Continue reading

CFP, Panel Proposal: ‘HIV in Visual Culture’, Annual Conference for Art History, London

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HIV in Visual Culture: Looking to interdisciplinary approaches and global histories Convenors: Jackson Davidow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, davidow@mit.edu Neil Macdonald, The University of Manchester, n.macdonald@zoho.eu The past ten years have witnessed a renewed interest in histories of HIV/AIDS in the art world and academy, as seen in several films, exhibitions, books, and countless citations in contemporary… Continue reading